Fall

It was the first day of fall on our first day of Homeschool Mornings- how perfect!? We experimented with apples, made fall crafts, and practiced math skills using candy corn! CRAFTS 1. Q-Tip Trees This is such a fun project for all ages! It’s easier using a Q-Tip and less messy ūüôā I used tempera…

Color Exploration

For the third week of summer reading we are exploring colors with crafts, snacks & drinks, art, and experiments! CRAFT: Sandpaper Art Watch in amazement as the sandpaper drawing transfers to the white cardstock! Supplies White Cardstock Sandpaper (The finer the better- we used 150 & 180) Crayons Iron First, I cut the cardstock and…

DIY: River Rock Trivets

ARTS & CRAFTS WORKSHOP This was a fun and easy workshop that I did with adults, but it’s one that older children and teens would love as well!¬† Inspiration came from this picture on Pinterest…. …I thought the trivets would be fun to make and would go well with our “Dig Into Reading” summer theme.¬†…

Melted Crayon Easter Eggs

Best for 3rd-5th Grade I’ve been wanting to make these eggs for over a year now….I’ve¬† had a slight obsession with melted crayons (see my melted crayon art here and here.)¬† So I was very excited about our melted crayon egg program today! To make them, take hard-boiled eggs that are still hot and sprinkle…

DIY: Glitter Glass Ornaments

ARTS & CRAFTS I made these glitter¬† ornaments for an adult arts & crafts program, but they are so simple and “no-fail” that I think they would be a really fun project to do with school-age children.¬† And the best part is that the glitter is INSIDE the ornament!¬† Once they are finished there is…

Melted Crayon Art – Part 1

I’m on break from storytime for a few weeks, so¬† I thought I’d take the opportunity to make some artwork to brighten up the Children’s Room. These are all over Pinterest and I just had to try making one myself.¬† Watch out – I think I’m now addicted to melting crayons!¬† These are just too…