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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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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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Who Deserves a Medal in Your Life?

Who Deserves a Medal in Your Life?

I have been waiting and waiting to launch this post introducing you to a new fantastic company I am working with called Animal Jam by National Geographic Kids.  In their own words, “Animal Jam is a safe and exciting online playground for kids who love animals and the outdoors.”  In my words, Animal Jam is(…)

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7 Layer Play Dough Birthday Cake

7 Layer Play Dough Birthday Cake

Gigi turned 3 this weekend which means I spent all day Saturday putting together a party with Ev and my cuz over at Design Blahg, Erica, putting together a purple ballerina party from 6:30 am to 4 pm, when the first guest arrived.  Every year Ev and I promise ourselves we’re not going to wait(…)

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The Ultimate Summer Art Supply List

The Ultimate Summer Art Supply List

I’ve been an arts and crafts teacher for a loooong time.  Over the years I’ve come across art supplies that I love and art supplies that I don’t love all that much.  Parents ask me all the time for my very favorite art supplies for kids, so I thought I’d do a mega round up(…)

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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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Random Acts of Kindness – A Little Goes a Long Way

Random Acts of Kindness – A Little Goes a Long Way

Did you know that this week is Random Acts of Kindness Week? Yup, it is. So, for sculpey enrichment class this week I tried to do something inspiring with the kids  that was open ended and fun for everyone.  Making little sculpey hearts and handing them out to friends was the perfect thing. *This post(…)

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Here Comes Hanukkah – Recycled Dreidel Garland and More Hanukkah Craft Ideas

Here Comes Hanukkah – Recycled Dreidel Garland and More Hanukkah Craft Ideas

With Hanukkah fast approaching, I busted out the Hanukkah Dreidel Garland I made with my kindergarten class a few years ago.  It’s a little banged up but still going strong.  I gave the kids templates of a dreidel and they traced them onto recycled shopping bags.  It fees so good to reuse these paper bags.  They(…)

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Little World Shadow Boxes

Little World Shadow Boxes

I love shadow boxes.  There are so many kinds and they have endless possibilities.  I introduced these little worlds to the campers on Friday to lots of “oohs and ahhhs.”  I’m excited to see what they come up with.  I gave them the option of using the top or bottom of these boxes I picked(…)

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Artist Laurel Burch – Inspiration for Kids

Artist Laurel Burch – Inspiration for Kids

Laurel Burch is a fantastic artist to inspire kids to create.  You can read all about her here.  I did three Laurel Burch inspired projects last summer and am just getting around to posting them now.  I started by showing the kids a video about Laurel and a few examples of her work, like this. The(…)

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