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 🙂 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…