Do you have a child that loves art and enjoys working with different art mediums? What if they had the ability to not only draw something but to actually draw it three-dimensionally? To create a drawing that they can see and touch from all sides. They might think that’s pretty awesome, right?! Well then, 3D art pens would be a great art medium for them to try!
Simple crafts are my friend. Complex crafts that take too long are not my friend. I get very impatient with crafts (or recipes for that matter) that have five million steps. Or even 12 steps. I like to keep it quick and simple, while keeping the fun factor in tact.
Do you have any favorite Christmas books that you read to your children?
There are so many wonderful children’s Christmas books and I cherish these years of sitting together with my children, reading about Christ’s birth and reflecting on the miracle of Jesus.
A couple of years ago I discovered the book Song of the Stars by Sally-Lloyd Jones and it has become one of our absolute favorites. If you are looking for a books that stirs your soul and makes the wonder and awe of Christmas anew then this book is for you.
These Frozen inspired dancing ribbons are perfect for any little girl who likes Frozen and enjoys movement and dance. The dancing ribbons are also an inexpensive option as a party favor for a Frozen themed birthday party.
I’ve seen rainbow dancing ribbons with wooden rings before and thought it would be fun to make Frozen themed dancing ribbons for our girls to use during the weeks they worked on some Frozen themed learning activities. They love all things Frozen and they love to dance so it was a perfect combination!
Note: This post contains affiliate links. Please see my disclosure policy. We have a set of lacing cards that was handed down to us by my wonderful sister who has shared so many of her girls’ things with us that they no longer use. There are six different cards in the box and our children have […]
Making homemade soap paint is a fabulously fun way for your children to experience finger painting. Children love to help mix and prepare, especially if it’s something fun or tasty. While this recipe isn’t tasty it certainly has the fun-factor. Our children enjoyed making the soap paint so much that I didn’t even mind cleaning […]
Did you know that if you cut an apple across it’s middle you will find a perfect little star inside? If you’ve never done it before the result is really pretty neat. And it just so happens that the halves become perfect stamping tools for children to make an apple art project! I got the […]
To supplement our “B is for Bee” theme this week, I had the children create their own bees out of plaster of paris. This was my first time working with plaster for an art project and it didn’t work out quite the way I hoped but I learned some things and now I know better […]
Here’s a good paint recipe for those of you who have children that might be tempted to taste the paint while they are working on an art project. I got the idea from the book First Art by Maryann Kohl and adjusted the recipe to my liking. I have a container of powdered milk that is […]