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Make Your Own Milk Jar Vase

Make Your Own Milk Jar Vase

Sometimes mama’s gotta make some really easy art just to chill.  You know what I mean?  Since most excursions with kids are usually crazy and constant and overall exhausting, I needed something mindless to just help me relax.  This hand painted milk jar vase definitely did the trick.  I used paint markers to color the(…)

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New Logo, New Blog, New Giveaway!!!

New Logo, New Blog, New Giveaway!!!

Woo hoo!!! Meri Cherry got a new makeover and I am soooo excited about it!  I’ve been wanting a redesign of my blog forever and finally put one foot in front of the other and made it happen.  That’s the trick right?  Action steps are everything.   Thanks to the incredible graphic designer and fellow(…)

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Make a Spring Flower Headband from Sculpey

Make a Spring Flower Headband from Sculpey

How gorgeous is this flower headband made entirely from sculpey?!?!  I wish I could take credit for it, but it was actually the inspired creation of an amazing nine year old student in my sculpey class.  I know! Kids are amazing and I am totally in love with this headband.  It definitely took some time(…)

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Crayon Art Sculpture

Crayon Art Sculpture

Every two weeks some blogger friends of mine get together for an art series that explores a different art material or art process.  Last month we tried fabric resist art and this month we are working with crayons.  I’m so excited by this crayon art sculpture.  It is such an easy art project for kids.(…)

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Fabric Resist Art Pillows

Fabric Resist Art Pillows

I had so much making these fabric resist art pillows with my girls.  This art project was a collaborative effort since my girls are only toddlers.  I think the ideal age for a resist art project like this would be 7 and up.  You can skip the pillow making part all together and just create(…)

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School Wide Bottle Cap Mural Project

School Wide Bottle Cap Mural Project

I am so excited to share the culmination and process behind 5 months of hard work to create this Bottle Cap Mural!  This mural project is an amazing example of how capable children are given the opportunity to express themselves in new and innovative ways.  I am so proud of the 208 students who collected(…)

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