How to make French Christmas Chocolates ~ a Kid-Friendly Recipe

Tis the season to be baking and your kids will be jumping for joy to whip up a batch of this fun, tasty, and simple recipe for these French Christmas Chocolates this holiday season! Let’s get baking! Known as mendiants in France, these adorned chocolate bites are a holiday tradition. Let’s make these delicious French Inspired …

Making Milk Carton Gingerbread Houses – A Book Inspired Activity

Gingerbread Houses from Milk Cartons Supplies Needed: milk/juice cartons brown paint pompoms paint brushes glue Additional Supplies: cotton balls ribbon construction paper craft foam pieces puffy stars and flowers sequins craft gems and jewels scissors aluminum foil Method for making your own Milk Carton Gingerbread Houses: Pre-craft prep: Wash and dry your milk, or juice …

How to Potty Train with The Potty Fairy ~ A Book Review

Get your kiddos potty trained with Bud, the Potty Fairy! He has arrived at our house, along with the book The Potty Fairy by Mary Pope, and our son was so happy to see him! The Potty Fairy has arrived! When Author Mary Pap introduced it to me and asked us to give it a …

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 …

How to set up a Styrofoam Printmaking Basket, on a Budget!

Easily incorporate Printmaking Art Projects in your homeschool with a budget-friendly Art Basket for Styrofoam Printmaking, great to go along with the Build Your Masterpiece Class! Let’s get started…     Setting up a Styrofoam Printmaking Art Basket, on a budget! Bringing art into your home, homeschool or classroom is a fun thing to do, …

Pendulum Painting & Learning About Galileo

We are enjoying learning about Italy, along with the Artists and Scientists that lived there. We have been stretching out the 2 weeks of Italy into this whole month of September, and I see us doing this for each country to come, from the Build Your Masterpiece Class. It has been a really nice change …

Reforming Soap Bits

We had a ton of soap bits left over from our first art project of Carving Soap and Artist Spotlight of Michelangelo this week, with the Build Your Masterpiece Class and we decided to try to reform it all!