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  • *Creative Art Challenges for Home Learners - Do Try This at Home *UPDATED! Teaching art remotely can be tricky, as many of you are finding out. However, sometimes it’s okay to keep things simple for the sake of everyone’s sanity. To help with the transition, I’ve come up with weekly challenges you can issue to your students at home. And, parents can... Read more »
  • *Swirly Bird Nests - What You Need: construction paper (dark blue/light blue) oil pastels (or crayons) scissors glue What You Do: Draw messy circles on the blue construction paper. (Use a variety of browns from light to dark). Then, add some black circles and swirly lines. Layer some white over the brown and black to blend the colors. Add... Read more »
  • 3 Free How to Draw Lessons *How to Draw Freebies - Drawing videos are coming soon! In the meantime, here are three free drawing lessons. By now you may have read my post about Teaching Art at Home during a pandemic. If so, you’ll know that I suggest taking a relaxed approach to educating your kids during this surreal time when we are all being asked... Read more »
  • *Free Activity Downloads for Social Distancing - By now you may have read my post about Teaching Art at Home during a pandemic. If so, you’ll know that I suggest taking a relaxed approach to educating your kids during this surreal time when we are all being asked to stick close to home to protect ourselves, and others. (If you haven’t read... Read more »
  • *Teaching Art at Home - We are living in interesting times… Smack dab in the middle of a pandemic is a place most of us never expected to be and yet, here we are. Make no mistake. COVID-19 is a threat. But, the hysteria surrounding the pandemic is becoming as dangerous as the virus itself. If we all try to... Read more »
  • Rainbow Yarn Zombies - What You Need: styrofoam ball 4 pipe cleaners (chenille stems) scissors glue googly eyes scrap fabric yarn (we used rainbow colored yarn but any yard will do) What You Do: Poke two chenille stems into the styrofoam ball. Fold the chenille stems in half, poking the ends into the ball. Twist a third chenille stem... Read more »
  • Pinch Pot Animals art lesson plan for children Clay Pinch Pot Animals - What You Need: Clay (we used Crayola Air-Dry Clay) Clay Tools and Gadgets (toothpicks, wooden craft sticks, rulers, screws, nuts, bolts, firm toothbrushes) Newspaper or scrap canvas pieces to cover your work surface. Containers and sponges Water Paint (we used Crayola Washable Metallic Paint) Mod Podge (optional) What You Do: A pinch pot is a... Read more »
  • Colorful Clay Birds Art Lesson Plan Clay Birds - What You Need: Clay (we used Crayola Air-Dry Clay) Clay Tools and Gadgets (toothpicks, wooden craft sticks, rulers, screws, nuts, bolts, firm toothbrushes) Newspaper or scrap canvas pieces to cover your work surface. Containers and sponges Water Paint (we used Crayola Washable Metallic Paint) Mod Podge (optional) Feathers What You Do: Each child will need... Read more »
  • 10 Photo Scavenger Hunts 10 Photo Scavenger Hunts to Keep Kids Busy - Keeping them busy… Keeping kids busy is no easy task, sometimes you have to get creative and think out of the box. A photo scavenger hunt is a perfect activity to keep little ones entertained. A scavenger hunt gives kids a chance to explore their surroundings, search and locate objects, and learn about the world... Read more »
  • Pysanky drawing lesson for children. Drawing Pysanky – Ukrainian Easter Eggs - What You Need: Black paper Oil pastels What You Do: Show students examples of Pysanky (Ukrainian Easter Eggs).  You can use this website as a reference: https://www.globetrottinkids.com/pysanky-ukrainian-easter-eggs/ A pysanka (plural: pysanky) is a Ukrainian Easter egg, decorated with traditional Ukrainian folk designs using a wax-resist method. The designs are not painted on, but instead are... Read more »