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Jan Brett drawing videos

Last week my son tried a great white shark drawing video (it went really well) and then we spotted a turtle video (not such a success) which lead us to a video by Jan Brett showing how she created a … Continue reading

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Stained glass window paintings for children

We have been using our Paint Lab for Kids: 52 Creative Adventures in Painting and Mixed Media for Budding Artists of All Ages (Lab Series) by Stephanie Corfee (2015-12-15) book for a few weeks now and all of us love … Continue reading

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Painting-in Book (easy art) – we Love this book !!!

I enjoy doing arts and crafts, it is definitely a “comfortable- learning – activity” area for me.  But as a busy home-educating mom I always LOVE finding something that is easy for me (ie require little or no preparation), is … Continue reading

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3D Butterfly and 3D Dragonfly Wall Art

My daughter recently informed me that we needed more pictures in the house. We already have lots of the kids art all over the house (we use pin boards and then rotate the art and goodies on the boards).  My … Continue reading

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Pens, pencils, felt tip pens our favourites and not-so-favourite ones

A friend recently made a comment that I should write a review about the different types of paints that we own and use (yes I do love my art supplies).  While I was thinking about her suggestion, my son came … Continue reading

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Tissue paper pictures with trees

It is no secret my kids enjoy using tissue paper with their art.  We have used it in a number of different projects and in a number of different ways and it has always been a hit. I have been … Continue reading

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A basic tree template can be an invitation for creativity

With both my kids, I have often found that a blank piece of paper can be a creativity destroyer, especially when they are younger.  My daughter often struggles to decide what to draw or paint on it, while my youngest … Continue reading

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