A kid has to see a letter over and over again for it to sink in.The more ways she encounters each letter, the more familiar she’ll become. Learning the alphabet through art will give her varied experiences with each letter, and the sensory play will imprint it in her mind.As you work with each letter, […]
Way before I showed up in the family (I was seventh of nine) my father made this Night Before Christmas set of paintings and hand-lettered each one. He framed the set, and every year we’d put it up and recite it over and over. I still like to show off how I know the poem by […]
We usually think of decoupage as pasting pictures onto hard surfaces like wood or plastic, but I discovered a new way to play with it.When I was making the Halloween lanterns in October, I didn’t like the way one of the jars turned out. I peeled the decoupage off, and just for fun I stuck […]
Here’s what’s inside:Angel- 00:55Santa- 2:00Elf- 4:19Rudolph- 5:29Have fun! Did you watch How to Draw Christmas Trees ? No? Well get over there now… you can’t have too much fun around here. Merry Christmas-time! Here’s my gift for you, friend. Related Posts:Let’s Draw Christmas Trees!How to Draw a Christmas Tree
Do you have your Christmas tree up yet?I don’t. I’m waiting for my daughter to come home and help me, she’s in college now and I miss her! I remember when she was little we’d take a whole week to decorate the tree.There were so many decorations. You can’t just leave them in the box, waiting […]
I’m learning to make coloring books, and here’s my first one! After you download it, be sure to make two copies, you’ll want one for yourself! Merry Christmas, and I hope you enjoy!Here’s a little video to show you what’s inside. Related Posts:The Night Before ChristmasLet’s Draw Christmas Trees!
Decoupage VasesWouldn’t these look pretty on your Thanksgiving table? They also look nice with the sun shining through on a windowsill, or… instead of flowers put a candle in each jar for pretty votives. I’ve found that the short wide candles light the jars best, that way the light shines from the bottom and illuminates […]
I love hand turkeys! And no matter what your kids choose to do with their turkey, it’s gonna be cute. Creative Little Readers is all about learning to read through art, so you’ll find lots of words in this video, just right for the beginning reader. Well I even learned a new word. What’s that thing […]
Finger painting 101 The first time I tried finger painting with my kindergarten class, I was drawn back to my fun as a kid. I remembered swirling my fingers around on the slick paper, making grass, mountains, rivers and, of course, the sun. My students had fun too, but no one made any mountains or what […]
In this video you can learn to draw a black cat, a witch, and a Halloween moon.Want to skip to your favorite part?black cat- 0:26witch- 1:36witch with her broom- 2:22Halloween moon- 3:27 Related Posts:Learn to Draw Halloween PicturesLet’s Draw More Christmas Pictures!