Joey from Made by Joey is with us today to share a bit of inspiration for the whole family… I recently completed the Playful Learning “The Art of Parenting” e-course where we discussed manifestos.  Manifestos are often used in inspirational artwork; they can also be described as “inspirational or motivational quotes” or “words to live by”.  One of my favorite quotes is: “Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.” ~ Theodore…

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Randi from Swoon is with us today to share some easy and fun springtime masks for the little bunnies in our lives.   The transition from winter to spring is a gorgeous one. The world around us is filled with beauty and the promise of new life. My children have been dying to spot a mama duck with a nice family of chicks in tow (no luck yet), and we’ve been finding all sorts of…

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Kate from An Everyday Story is with us today to share a great way to encourage our children to write for an authentic purpose, handmade garden markers. I think the dream to carve out a little spot in our yards to grow our own produce is a common one. Growing and nurturing something with our own hands has given our little family such a deep sense of joy and connectedness; to each other, to our…

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Joey from Made by Joey is with us today to share some ideas and inspiration for encouraging the little makers in our lives. Including natural objects in your craft box not only expands the creative experience but opens up so many learning opportunities with your little ones. Humans have been creating and learning with natural objects for 1000′s of years.  The planet is abundant with natural supplies – some commonly found throughout the world, others…

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Today Emma from 95 Acres of Sky is with us to share some great resources and ideas for introducing art history to kids. I began introducing art history to my eldest son when he was about 5 years old.  I really wasn’t sure what to expect when I cracked open my Great Artists book and opened the page to an impressionist painting I thought he’d like.  As I asked him to look at the painting…

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