Monthly Archives: August 2016

  • Open-ended drawing prompts lead children to string a tree with drawings.

    The Drawing Tree

    Lately, I have found so much inspiration from my artsy friends on Instagram. Out of all social media platforms, I love IG the most because it’s just so easy. I love curating my own photos so that they look like a magazine spread (I obsess over color schemes just a little too much according to …

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  • Children make party hats from paper plates and collage material.

    Paper Plate Party Hats

    Over here, we are kind of obsessed with making party hats. It’s such a great open-ended activity that allows for artistic freedom while opening the door to imaginary play. Plus it makes them feel special. The idea for these paper plate hats came from the whimsical and playful blog Kid Play Do. If you have five extra …

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  • Five New Picture Books to Inspire Young Artists

    This post contains affiliate links. Thank you for your support! I am so excited today because I get to introduce you to Megan of Chickadee Lit! Megan is all about picture books, a world that I miss so much now that my kids are older. I absolutely love Megan’s Instagram feed because it brings me back to …

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