Category Archives: Art

more Easter fun with PAINTED EGGS

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When I was deciding how to color eggs this year, I wanted to do something really special.  I search the web and still didn’t find what I was looking for.  Then we brought out our stack of Easter books, and … Continue reading

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painting a still life. . .GARDENING portrait

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I was really trying to find a good art activity to accompany our week of gardening.  I knew I wanted Little M to create a piece of art that would represent the peat pot still completely brown. . .waiting to … Continue reading

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super simple GREEN COLLAGE

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Big M spent the majority of last week sick on the couch.  Little M and I found ourselves in the same position yesterday.  ICK!  I did manage to throw together a little art project and Little M did manage to roll off … Continue reading

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rainy day activities learning about PORTRAITS

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We have had a few rainy days scattered through the last few weeks.  I took the opportunity to come up with a few fun rainy day activities that consumed a large part of our house bound days.  These would work … Continue reading

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princess party MISSING SLIPPER game and ROYAL CROWN activity

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Now that Little M is getting older, I was determined to add games to this princess party.  I did a little digging and found 3 games/activities that were so much fun I had a hard time not jumping in myself. … Continue reading

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painting fun with MIXING COLORS

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Mixing colors is something I love to do with M & M.  There is something almost magical about watching two colors become one.  I have done this activity in so many ways, but I think this is my favorite. P.S. … Continue reading

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for the LOVE of cars ~ car track painting

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Big M loves cars.  He has since he was a baby.  We counted once.  At the time he had 214, but we’ve been through a birthday and Christmas since then so who knows how many he has now!  The great … Continue reading

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nine things i LOVE about my art cabinet

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I have been collecting odds and ends for. . .well forever really.  I wonder where Little M gets her love for little bits and pieces!  A couple of months ago I reorganized my kids art cabinet and it has been better than … Continue reading

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Big HEART Valentine Art

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Okay, so I have a confession.  The reason that I did not post an activity today is because I got stuck.  Not the writer’s block stuck, or the I can’t think of an activity stuck. . . instead stubborn “I … Continue reading

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FRIENDSCAPE play mats; an art activity that becomes a toy

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Are you ready?  This is going to be a long one. . .but trust me it’ll be worth it!  What better way to kick off friend week than with our friends.  Of course around here we call them cousins.  You’ll … Continue reading

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