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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10 Creative Christmas Art Activities for Preschoolers

10 Creative Christmas Art Activities for Preschoolers

Happy Holidays everyone! I’ve put together a round up of different creative Christmas art activities for preschoolers so you don’t have to go searching all over my blog.  The first one is a favorite, along with Christmas Cloud dough.  Definitely check those two out if you’re not sure where to start and you have preschoolers.(…)

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No Mess Art in a Tub – Holiday Mural for Kids

No Mess Art in a Tub – Holiday Mural for Kids

Happy holidays everybody! This holiday craft for kids is super festive and involves no mess! I’m really excited to share it with you. If you’re kids love glitter and you feel the exact opposite, this may feel like a holiday present and in that case, you’re welcome.  It’s my pleasure.  Have fun! You will need… Supplies cardboard(…)

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