Hands On Learning: The Art Coloring Book
Art history can be an exciting experience when the viewer becomes a part of the art. The Art Coloring Book (Use the Look Inside feature through this link.) is a great way to bring art history to learners and let them add to, change, and be a part of the piece of art.
Winter Activity – Ice Cube Igloo
With the snow season upon us, we have lots of different ways we can make use of the cold outdoors and relate our learning projects to cold-weather living. Follow along with the Babbey family and their ice cube igloo creation and use the PDF resource to gain more in-depth knowledge about igloo structures.
Sounds of Salvation Simple Christmas Performance
Have one or more people read through the following verses from Luke and Matthew. Assign sounds to make for each of the highlighted words. These could be sounds made by instruments, voice, or other means.
Christ-Centred Home Decorating
Keeping Christ in our homes can be done in various ways. From items that decorate our house to the way we treat people, Jesus can be seen in a multitude of ways. As we’re heading into the Christmas season, it is refreshing to have a home filled with Christ-centred decorations so that we can focus on what the celebration is for. Here are some ways to bring the life of Jesus into your home this Christmas, and some appealing decor that can beautifully adorn your home all year long.
Teach by Making and Playing Bingo
The game of bingo has been around since the 1500s. It is no surprise it is still a favourite of kids and adults alike. The simplicity of the game makes it great for all ages, and the social aspect brings people together.
Clay Sculpting Fun
Home décor is abundant in stores, but wouldn’t it be fun to decorate your home with your kid’s artwork? Or maybe your fine creation? This clay molding project is good for all the kids in your family, including yourself. It is fun, easy, and gets the creative part of the mind working hard. The directions here are for a generic creature type creation, but let the moment lead your kids to create whatever they think up. As your kids are squishing and sculpting the clay into something cool, learn more about where clay comes from, where are the deposits in Canada and the many ways that clay is used in different industries from The Canadian Encyclopedia article.
Kitchen Science Lab
Science, like math, is around us daily, from the plants growing in our backyard to the electronics in our home. Our kitchens are also an exciting place to encounter science. Kitchen science lab experiments are a great way to bring science to your day-to-day life.
DIY Graduation Gifts
Want some low-cost and creative graduation gifts that are great for giving and creating with siblings? We’ve got the step-by-step for a couple of goodies and lots more inspiration for you through our Pinterest board!