Art Projects, Hygge

Macrame and Hygge: Relax and Beautify

Hygge is so many things. It is cocoa by candlelight, laughing with friends, creating a cozy nest, and getting rid of distractions and stressors so you can enjoy the everyday. Those last two reasons are exactly why macrame and hygge pair so beautifully together. Macrame is a Great De-stressor When you are focusing on your… Continue reading Macrame and Hygge: Relax and Beautify

Art Projects, DIY Projects

DIY Cardboard Paint Pallet Project for Kids

DIY Cardboard Paint Pallets are so much fun to make and and I am really obsessed with finding ways to reuse the cardboard that comes into this house, and what better way then to make paint pallets for the kids, with the bottom section of a Kraft Dinner storage box? We buy a box of KD… Continue reading DIY Cardboard Paint Pallet Project for Kids

Art Projects, Book Inspired Art Projects, Recycled Art Projects

Truffula Trees Craft for Kids

Create this cute and simple Truffula Trees Craft at home with your kids with toothpicks, pompoms, sharpie markers, recycled styrofoam boxes, and tempera paint! Mr7 has really been interested in the Lorax, by Dr.Suess, and I have been reading it over and over again. He and I have come up be another cute recycled craft… Continue reading Truffula Trees Craft for Kids

Art Projects, Book Inspired Art Projects, Nature Art

Painting with Flowers from the Garden

We have been painting with the flowers from the garden for a fun hands-on bookish play activity with our 5 year old. Let me share with you what we did! *This post contains affiliate links. We only recommend products we use and love. Thank you for your support. I love pairing art projects with children's… Continue reading Painting with Flowers from the Garden

Art Projects, Nature Art, Storybook Read-Alouds

How To Make 100 Rainbow Rocks for Your Classroom – Art Tutorial + Read-Aloud

Create 100 Rainbow Rocks for Your Classroom or homeschool with rocks from your backyard, acrylic paint and mod podge that your kids will love! We have been painting up a rainbow storm this weekend with rocks the kids gathered from the yard. They made it into a fun activity and worked together to gather the rocks… Continue reading How To Make 100 Rainbow Rocks for Your Classroom – Art Tutorial + Read-Aloud

Art Projects, Book Inspired Recipes, FREE Printables

Kelp Cookies: An Octonauts Inspired Lesson Plan!

Bake up some delicious Kelp Cookies with your kids while reading The Octonauts and The Great Big Open Ocean by Meomi. Recipe + Lesson Plan in our Shop Now! Our kids just love the Octonauts and while reading The Octonauts Explore the Great Big Open Ocean we got to talking about Kelp Cookies. Not only were… Continue reading Kelp Cookies: An Octonauts Inspired Lesson Plan!

Art in the Homeschool, Art Projects, Easter, Holiday Activities

Check Out Our 10 Favorite Easter Crafts Your Kids Will Love To Make

Spring has sprung, and the Easter Bunny is soon to arrive. Here are 10 of our Favorite Easter Crafts we know you and your kids will love to make this season! 10 Easter Crafts Your Kids Will Love To Make 1. DIY Easter Decorations - String Eggs | Style Novice 2. Bobble Head Paper Bunny |… Continue reading Check Out Our 10 Favorite Easter Crafts Your Kids Will Love To Make

Art in the Homeschool, Art Projects, Easter, FREE Printables

Easter Egg Art ~A Book Inspired Activity & FREE Printable!

Are you looking for a fun and simple art project and writing activity for your kids this Easter? Check out our latest FREE Printable "Easter Egg Art"! Free Printable that is perfect for Easter! In our April's Reading Calendar for 2019, we have the book The Night Before Easter by Natasha Wing and Kathy Couri planned for… Continue reading Easter Egg Art ~A Book Inspired Activity & FREE Printable!

Art in the Homeschool, Art Projects, Book Inspired Art Projects, Book Reviews

I’m Not Just A Scribble Book Review + IG Giveaway!

Today is National Scribble Day and we are reading I'm Not Just A Scribble while creating our own unique #scribblestickerart! We are also teaming up with Author Diane Alber to bring you an IG Giveaway! We love reading  "I'm Not Just A Scribble..." in our homeschool, because it encourages creativity, kindness and having fun together.… Continue reading I’m Not Just A Scribble Book Review + IG Giveaway!

Art Projects, Book Inspired Art Projects

Seagulls of Sydney Art Project + Book Review

We are learning about Australia in our homeschool right now, and we found a fun book and simple art project all about the Seagulls of Sydney! Hello Sydney! We love to let the books we read from our Morning Basket take us on a journey! Today I want to share with you the fun and… Continue reading Seagulls of Sydney Art Project + Book Review