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 …

Making Italian Canestrelli Cookies with my Son

I have been dying to try out this recipe from the moment I found it while creating the Build Your Masterpiece Class! If you are looking for an easy to follow curriculum plan for you and your kids to learn more about Europe, please take a look at it and give it a try. But …

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!

Carving Soap Art Project

We are beginning our first week of the Build your masterpiece Class, and the kids are already on board with it. The trip to the Corn Maze at the Italian Cultural Center really started our learning about Italy off a nice foot, even though that was a happy accident, as we usually try to do …

Artist Spotlight: Sol Felpeto + Art Project: Picasso Pet Art, Build Your Masterpiece Class, Week 3

This Artist Spotlight + Art Project is part of the 3rd week of the Build Your Masterpiece Class, an Art & Literature-based curriculum plan, where you and your kids will Read, Paint + Cook Your Way Through Europe.