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Family Process Art

Family Process Art

We do process art pretty often around here.  With two toddlers, process art feels like the perfect introduction to art and materials.  My girls are used to creating freely with little or no expectations besides being safe and not eating the materials.  It was so nice to bring my husband into the mix this time! It(…)

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Make Your Own Geoboard

Make Your Own Geoboard

I love coming up with new, hopefully innovative, ways to use styrofoam. It’s always popping up in some package or game.  I’m thinking this geoboard my almost 3 year old made for my 1 and half year old counts.  Geoboards are a fantastic way to practice shapes, strengthen and develop fine motor skills and encourage(…)

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Little Lovie Sock Puppets

Little Lovie Sock Puppets

What, on earth, happens to socks when they go into the laundry?  It’s like this big mystery no one on the planet can figure out.  I definitely can’t.  I swear, we have a bin of over thirty socks that have lost their match.  How is this possible?  They go in there.  I know that.  But(…)

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Process Art For Kids – It’s No Mess!

Process Art For Kids – It’s No Mess!

I’ve worked with kids for almost 20 years and there are certain experiences that stick in my mind as truly magical.  The common thread between all of them is some kind of process art that is almost always lead by the kids.  I am a firm believer in process art, especially for young children.  It’s(…)

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