Holiday Garland Decoration

Holiday Garland Decoration

The other day I shared our Tie Dye Paper Towel Art Project you can do with your toddler on up.  Today I want to show you what we did with all those beautiful paper towels.  It wasn’t actually we.  It was more like me on a super duper arts and crafts day bender.  My girls are(…)

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Make a Spin Art Buffet Bar

Make a Spin Art Buffet Bar

Have you tried spin art?  I don’t know who came up with this idea, but man, they were onto something.  We’ve tried spin art with all kinds of unusual objects and it’s always been a big hit with the kids.  I’ve been really into autonomy lately when it comes to art.  Providing rich materials and(…)

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Marshmallow and Toothpick Spider Web

Marshmallow and Toothpick Spider Web

Do you follow Kids Activities Blog?  Holly Homer and Rachel Miller have created a one stop shop of art and craft activities for kids plus tons of parent info, suggestions and more. A few months ago they launched a fantastic book called 10 Kids Activities – That are the Bestest, Funnest Ever!  I was lucky to(…)

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Tie Dyed Paper Towel Art You Can Do With Your Toddler

Tie Dyed Paper Towel Art You Can Do With Your Toddler

Tie Dyed Paper Towel art is a classic art process that kids love.  It’s so simple even your toddler can do it.  Mine sure did and even though she’s going through some serious cranky twos at the moment, she managed to have a great time.   We’ve been dying paper towels all week and it’s been great!(…)

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Kid Made Necklaces – Easy Art Project

Kid Made Necklaces – Easy Art Project

I know I talk about sculpey all the time but it’s just so good.  I’ve taught sculpey art classes for years and years and it’s always been the most popular class.  Kids love sculpey.  It’s easy to work with, has endless possibilities and the colors are absolutely fantastic.  Kid made necklaces are so cool no(…)

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Tinkerlab TInkering Space Series – Atelierista Interview

Tinkerlab TInkering Space Series – Atelierista Interview

Hey Guys.  I’m so honored to be over at Tinkerlab this week as part of the Tinkering Spaces Interview Series.  The uber talented and inspiring Rachelle Doorley, creator and author of renown blog Tinkerlab, interviewed me all about my role as Atelierista.  I invite you to pop over to Tinkerlab to read the interview and see some(…)

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Toddler Masterpiece Canvas Art

Toddler Masterpiece Canvas Art

My youngest, D, turned two yesterday.  In ways she’s grown up so fast and in others, she’s still such a little baby.  I was looking through some old pics and found these beautiful shots of some canvas art she made over a few weeks last fall.  I’m sure Gigi helped with it here and there but(…)

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Halloween Art Project – Decorate Pumpkins with Tinker Trays

Halloween Art Project – Decorate Pumpkins with Tinker Trays

This Halloween art project is AMAZING.   Let me preface with I don’t even like Halloween.  Before kids I was game to turn out all the lights and pretend I wasn’t home during trick or treat hours.  Shameful but true.  Now with two little ones totally obsessed with bones, princess costumes and monsters, it’s time(…)

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Make a Fruity Garland

Make  a Fruity Garland

Hey Everyone.  I haven’t said it lately.  Thank you so much for reading my blog! I am so grateful for all of your comments and questions and support. THANK YOU! Sincerely. In other news, it’s the jewish holiday of Sukkot.  Sukkot is a joyful, harvest holiday celebrated in autumn that I totally love.  Many families(…)

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Recycled Shape Art – Easy Art Projects for Kids

Recycled Shape Art – Easy Art Projects for Kids

Have you heard of London based artist, Marcus Oakley?  I was recently introduced to him by my friend Ana from BabbleDabbleDo via this gorgeous pinterest board.  He often uses simple shapes and color in his work that I thought would really speak to children.  These shape collages, in particular, really inspired me, so I decided to give them a try(…)

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