Handmade Mother’s Day Banners

Handmade Mother’s Day Banners

Happy Mother’s Day everyone, and that means all the care takers and nannies and grandparents and teachers.  Anyone who cares for a child, this day is for you and you deserve your own banner.  Here here! Being a care giver and loving children as much as we all do is not easy! Show this post(…)

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Vintage Collages on Contact Paper

Vintage Collages on Contact Paper

I had to do a quick post of this art project we did the other day in meri cherry art class (inspired by the easy shape collages I saw on Art Bar) because it was soooo cute and the girls were just happy as could be with the whole process and result.  We made vintage collages on contact(…)

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Life in a Reggio Inspired Art Studio

Life in a Reggio Inspired Art Studio

Over the past several months I’ve received quite a few emails asking me about my role as atelierista, aka art teacher, in a Reggio inspired preschool. I thought I would share my experience here in hopes that I can shed some light on this mysterious “Reggio” word that has become quite trendy over the past decade.(…)

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Felted Faces – Wet Felting with Kids

Felted Faces – Wet Felting with Kids

Oh my goodness!!  I am so in love with these felted faces that I am staying up waaaay past my bedtime to write this post.  I’ve written about wet felting with kids before.  I’ve done it a few times over the years and love it more and more with every experience.  Wet felting is great(…)

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Sand Painting

Sand Painting

It has been waaaay too long since I’ve written a post.  If you follow me on Instagram or get my newsletter, you probably know it’s because we’ve been in the process of moving for the last month.  It’s been a crazy hectic few weeks and I am very happy to say we are in our(…)

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Spin Art Hearts – No Mess Art Projects for Kids

Spin Art Hearts – No Mess Art Projects for Kids

If you’ve been reading my blog for a while you probably know I’m a huge fan of spin art, one of the best no mess art activities for kids ever.  You can check out this post on spin art rocks and this one about our spin art buffet.  I recently took a trip to Ikea,(…)

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Shaving Cream Splatter Paint Hearts

Shaving Cream Splatter Paint Hearts

Love is in the air and to celebrate I asked one of my favorite creative makers to come up with a special Valentine’s Day sensory activity for us all to try out.  I met Olivia on instagram (my happy place) and immediately fell in love with her work.  Man oh man, did she deliver with(…)

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Jackson Pollock Art Mural for Kids

Jackson Pollock Art Mural for Kids

Every once in a while we do an art activity at toddler play group that silences all the adults and has us all kind of dumbfounded by it’s beauty.  This Jackson Pollock art mural for kids was one of those activities.  With every addition of color we just all stared in awe of the gorgeous effortless beauty(…)

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Family Birthday Traditions You Can Make and Do

Family Birthday Traditions You Can Make and Do

Happy 2016 everyone! As the Cherry clan gets ready to move into a new home, I’ve been reminiscing a lot about the last few years at this house and the family traditions we’ve created here.  Growing up, we had super fun parties including potato sack races, hikes around the lake behind our house, and my all time(…)

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Wet Felting with Kids

Wet Felting with Kids

I couldn’t finish out the year on a round up post (my last post was 10 Creative Christmas Ideas) so I decided to go mega process art and share some wet felting for kids.  I know for some this will be way outside of your comfort zone.  I get it.  What the heck is wet felting(…)

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