Red-faced and frustrated my daughter proclaimed her art was worthless. Not good enough. Perfectionism had struck again. What had started as an opportunity to bond over an activity we both enjoyed had quickly become a comparison. Looking at my drawings next to hers she was unable to see the beauty in her own work. The […]
Today, my oldest daughter and I spent some time making marbleized 4-leaf clovers decorations to hang up around the house. Marbleizing paper is one of our favorite quick art activities. It looks a lot harder than it actually is and while it can get a little messy a quick rinse cleans it all up. It really is worth a try if you’ve never done it before. Here’s how.
There’s just a few weeks until Christmas. I’m not sure where the time went! Anyway, my family, especially my girls’ grandparents, always want pictures of my kids for Christmas. Plus, the girls L-O-V-E to make presents. So,why not combine the two into some fabulous photo gifts that the kids can make? After deciding to make […]
Baby it’s cold outside! Well, since I’m in Georgia it’s not too cold yet, but it’s that time of year when the weather sometimes keeps us inside. So, I thought I’d share a list of ideas for indoor recess because after a few days of being stuck inside the kids can get squirrelly. ART Unfortunately, […]
Do you know a fun-loving kiddo who likes GAK, goo, and slime? Me too!
These cups of “Frankenslime” are so much fun! I’ll forewarn you though. My daughter nicknamed it “Farting Frankie” because you can make all sorts of fun noises with this goo, especially with the small ones. The kids loved that discovery! So…many…giggles!
Not only would these be really fun to make for a Halloween party, but you can also connect these little guys to science, writing, and reading.