Plant a Kiss ~ A Book Inspired Art Project For Kids

Celebrate Spring by Planting a Kiss! It’s the first day of spring and we are planting kisses while reading “Plant a Kiss” by Amy Krouse Rosenthal. Anytime, is the perfect time to read the book “Plant a Kiss” by Amy Krause Rothernsal, one of our favorite authors, especially now that Spring has sprung! “Amy Krouse …

Rapunzel Yarn Doll

Rapunzel Yarn Doll Craft Your Kids will Love

Do your kids love Rapunzel? Are you looking for a fun yarn craft? Try our Rapunzel Yarn Doll Craft that your kids will love to make and play with! Making yarn dolls is a tradition that has been around for hundreds of years, and in the Build Your Masterpiece Class, we will be making them …

Heart Tree Mixed-Media Art Project + Free Writing Prompt!

This Valentine’s Day, make a beautiful Heart Tree Mixed-Media Art Project, inspired by the diverse children’s book “Love is” by Deirdre Pecchioni Cummings. With Valentine’s Day soon approaching, I wanted to read “Love is” again, since we recently did a book review for it, and my soon to be 5-year-old was happy to pick it …

15 Recycled Art Projects Your Kids Will Love

So you have your recycled items collected, stored, and ready to go. Now what? We recently changed the way we organize our recycling for our kids to use in art projects, and I wanted to share some great ideas for art projects with recycled materials! Having the supplies is one thing, but the ideas to …

12 Tips to Manage Recycled Materials in Your Homeschool

Recycling bin overflowing? Kids want to create but the mess freaks you out? Manage your recycled materials in your Homeschool with these 12 Tips and start creating today! Art Time is my favorite time in our homeschool. I have always loved art and I wanted to give my children the opportunity to explore art in …

Coconut Sand Play Dough Kit + “My Trip to the Beach” Book Review

Kids will love learning about the beach with this Coconut Sand Play Dough Kit + diverse children’s Book “My Trip to the Beach” by Deirdre Pechioni Cummings and Erika Busse. Take a trip to the beach, without leaving the comfort of your home. The diverse children’s book “My Trip to the Beach” by Deirdre Pecchioni …

Crystal Candy Cane Ornaments – A Book Inspired Art Project

Candy Cane Ornaments made with Crystals? YES! We have created the coolest art/science project that is perfect for the Holiday Season! Let’s decorate our Christmas Trees with these fabulous creations… Do your kids love making crystals? How about a crystal candy cane? We have been reading Scavenger Scout: Rock Hound by Shelby Wild and Yana Popova, and …

Lace-Imprint Clay Ornaments + Book Review

We have been inspired to create our own Lace-Imprint Christmas Tree Ornaments while reading The Marvelous and Much Loved Christmas Tree by Kelly Grettler and they are Marvelous! Come check out my tutorial for you and your kids to make your own ornaments today:) There is something magical about a Christmas Tree. Every year it …

A Message in a Clay Moon + Nonni’s Moon Book Review

Children’s Book Nonni’s Moon was released this past summer, and I just love it!  I have sat down with Author Julia Inserro and Illustrator Lucy Smith to chat about life, and what inspires them! Plus I created a unique and fun art project inspired by this lovely children’s book! Let’s grab the book, our clay and …

French Knitting Toilet Paper Roll Tutorial – A Book Inspired Hands-on Activity

We have been inspired to learn how to do French Knitting with Toilet Paper Rolls after reading a fabulous Christmas story, called Lulu and Lainey… 12 Days of Christmas by Lois Petren. Let’s get started with this fun knitting craft you can your kids can do together, while learning about France… While we are enjoying …