Archive Monthly Archives: April 2013

The egg carton challenge

Gabriel Sanz (Glitch) via Compfight Ok, I admit it. That’s not the kind of egg cartons I’m talking about, but it was too cute an image to ignore. Rachel from the wonderful blog over at Tinkerlab.com

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Using acrylic paint instead of tempera to make “skins” then create many projects with the skins- video

This is such a cool art activity that I can’t wait to try it myself. You will learn how to use real acrylic paint to make a skin. You then allow the skin to dry and then peel it off 24 hours later.

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Torn paper animal art a la Eric Carle

This wonderful torn paper animal art was done in the school my sister teaches in. She has been teaching  preschool forever and  was actually the one who got me started in education. She  did this in

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Looking for Earth Day crafts? Why not use real earth?

  If you are looking for an Earth day crafts what about using real earth? There is nothing like real clay that comes from the ground (or earth) to connect with the

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Magazine face parts collage

This is a project I’ve been trying to get to for a while. I had started it with our group of kids that we have in the summer for art camp but, never finished it. When my daughter had a baby and I

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Blog party

So I’ve never done this before but, there’s always a first time. I am joining a blog party  to get to know other Mom (or Gandmom) bloggers. I’m a Mom/Grandma concerned about children’s

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