We’ve been exploring ideas for educational gifts for the holidays. I’ve already shared ideas for language arts, science, history/geography and math themed gifts. Today, I’m going to share some ideas for art inspired gifts. This is actually a pretty easy category, for the most part. What kid doesn’t love getting new crayons, color pencils or … Continue reading "Educational Gift Ideas – Art Edition"
With the holiday’s upon us, everyone is busy shopping for the perfect gifts for their children. If you are anything like me, you want to build a love of reading in your children. So what do you do when their wish lists are full of video games and action figures? You find them a different … Continue reading "Literary Gifts for Children"
The arts encompass so many different things – theater, music, painting, sculpting…the list goes on and on. So this week, why not try your hand at something new? Here are some fun ideas: Water color painting Act out a scene from a play Go see a play performed Create a scrapbook about your summer Make … Continue reading "Summer Read-a-thon Fine Arts Activities"
Can you believe we’re already halfway through the Read-a-thon? Time really does fly! I hope you’re all enjoying the themes and activities! This week’s theme is near and dear to my children’s hearts. It’s how they spend much of their time: THE ARTS! The arts encompasses not just your typical art projects like painting and … Continue reading "Summer Read-a-thon Week 5 Theme"