Did you read last Friday's post, in first in my "My Best" series? I wrote about my best parenting hacks, and the feedback was great - thanks! I loved your hacks, too. Today's theme is art. We are big on art around here. Art is beautiful, yes, and fun to make. It's relaxing (no wonder … Continue reading “My Best” Series: Top Artwork and Craft Projects For Toddlers and Preschoolers
The school year has come to a close, but I don't plan for the learning to stop. Au contraire - we learn year-round. (Don't we all, in one way or another?) I don't mean I've developed lesson plans and subject units to pore through from now until September. But there are things we work on … Continue reading Kids, Why Will You Learn From Your Teacher But Not Me?
We're pretty big on art around here. I come from an artsy family (my mom and sister at least), and I think I'm passing that tendency on to my girls. Like me, Toddler enjoys drawing and painting (for the record, I paint about once a decade, but I generally like art and drawing ... Toddler … Continue reading It’s Not Art Til I Can Tell What It Is
*It's not really crap, honest. Just "art." I know I'm not the only mom with this problem: too much art, too many crafts, too many watercolor paintings hung around the house. And the accompanying problem: too many craft items (pom-poms, markers, crayons, colored pencils, stickers, stamps, construction paper, coloring books, paints, brushes). And don't even … Continue reading What Do I DO With All This Crap?*