Simple and Fun Art: Tree Painting
Teaching art can be a seemingly daunting task, especially if you are not very artsy. However, art doesn’t have to be complicated. An art project should be a catalyst for your child’s imagination to take it to the next level, encouraging them to express themselves in their own unique way. So it’s up to us to find the resources that will help encourage them to be creative but also have fun as well.
Gardening in the City
I grew up in a home surrounded by trees, vegetation, and the happy sounds of birds waking me up every morning. Now, I live in a place with concrete walls everywhere and a small patch of soil housing a lone dwarf coconut tree. My mama gifted me with two small pots of oregano plants. Oregano is perfect for beginner gardeners as they are super low maintenance and easy-peasy to grow. I decided to turn them into my gardening mission.
The Butterfly Cycle: Make Your Own Butterfly
Spring is nature’s way of celebrating “all things new.” It is a season where many things that have gone to sleep over the cold winter months come alive again, triggering a breath of fresh newness that encourages us visually and spiritually. One of the processes of nature that mimics this cycle of newness is the life cycle of the butterfly.
Crafts to Do at Home (For the Non-crafty Mom)
That is when I try to channel my inner Pinterest. “Try” is the key word. I cannot sew. I cannot draw. But if my child is happy and engaged for a long period of time (30 minutes is a winner), I call craft time a success! Here are easy activities and crafts to do at home that you can check out with your family.
A Star Is Born
Use this simple craft to remind you of the special star at Christmas time that reminds us of a God who shines upon us.
Careers in Art and Design
Whether you are a parent or student looking for higher education avenues, use the information below to be encouraged, inspired, and motivated to get more clarity on what a career in the arts can include and how to prepare for a rewarding work life.
7 Creative Tips to Homeschooling with Confidence
For many parents who set out on the journey of homeschooling, you may be surprised to know that they really aren’t sure how things will go when they first start. Sure, they read the books and ask other parents the how-to questions, but there is always that bit of uncertainty that gives an uneasiness. Confidence in homeschooling comes from recognizing and holding on to some key things as you grow alongside your children in your homeschooling journey. Here are 7 tips that you can remember to help build your confidence.