Day 2 of Summer Camp 2010 was a big success. At least it seemed like it was. You never know with 6 year olds. We started our space shuttles, inspired by a project I found on Deep Space Sparkle. Patty has the best ideas. We followed most of her steps, but changed the background a(…)
Some robot/alien results from Art Summer Camp 2010. All made from otherwise thrown away materials, puffy paint, googley eyes and duct tape. You can check out my Robot here.
I saw a post by amazing art blogger MaryMaking not too long ago on how to make salt dough. She had made the dough for a whacky fish project. I have adapted the project for an “Out of this World” inspiration. Before I did it with the kids, I wanted to test it out. A few years(…)
I start teaching an “Out of this World” Summer Camp on Monday, so I’ve been collecting ideas for the past few months in preparation. I found this great alien/monster idea on Craft Jr. that I played around with this afternoon. Here is the result. It was really fun, especially taking all the photos. Instead of(…)
I came home to find THIS done to our kitchen cabinets! HE CLEANED THEM ALL!!!!! And now we can show off our new china pattern properly like this; And to top it all off he picked lemons from our lemon tree and put them on the dining room table. I love you Ev.
LOOK AT THESE PASTRIES!!!!!! Are you kidding me? I nearly had a heart attack when we walked in to this macaroon shop in Cannes. The color, the texture, the taste! I’m so sorry I don’t remember the name. Oy. Let’s just call it Heaven on Earth. I just found the name online. It’s called Jean(…)
I mean, look at these old school Manolo sandals from my mom, confidently yet coyly flirting my husbands most perfect Campers on the planet. A match made in shoe heaven.
The kids did a fantastic job painting the details on their paper mache projects this morning. We talked about not “over doing it” first. Most kids decided they were done before we had to pull the full stop card. Other kids really went for it! Regardless, they all came out great. Next step is to(…)
This morning we painted the first coat of our paper mache insects. It was a little challenging for the kids to get in every little crevice, so the adults helped a bit. But overall, it went great. Tomorrow we’ll do the details.
If you ever need a quick filler project, this is the way to go. It’s good for kids of all ages, boys and girls and the possibilities are endless. All you need is: velcro cardstock embellishments (ribbon, puffy paint, stickers, markers, duct tape, anything really)