Homeschool Days, Specials and Field Trips

Homeschool Days & Discounts Around Atlanta

It’s time to let you know about the great opportunities for family fun and homeschool learning around Atlanta! First off, a wonderful discount from World of Coca-Cola. World of Coca-Cola This is a great deal! 2 for $25 special for Georgia residents at World of Coca-Cola through October 31, 2014. All the details at special […]

Despicable Me Minion Chalk Art Tutorial

Despicable Me Minion Chalk Art Tutorial

Today we are going to paint a beloved and famous character from “Despicable Me”….the minion! He is posed for us in a sideways view on our paper. But, you can choose to paint your Minion looking straight at the viewer. Either way, please turn your paper vertically. You will need the following colors of soft […]

Elections Resources at The Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party

Government and Elections Resources at The Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party

Welcome to the Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party! It is almost election time and so I am featuring elections resources you will want to check out! And I do hope you will stop back by each week. —> Follow The Curriculum Choice’s Government and Elections Pinterest board! <— I have the privilege of co-hosting the Ultimate […]

Mixing Up Your Homeschool Routine

Mixing Up Your Homeschool Routine at Hodgepodge

Is it time for a change? Maybe it could be as simple as just a quick walk in the woods… Walking the trail #SilverComerTrail #fall #1000gifts I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers ~ L.M. Montgomery, Ann of Green Gables Aren’t you glad you live in a world where there […]

Apple or Pumpkin Art Tutorials and Resources

Apple or Pumpkin Chalk Pastel Tutorial

Last week we went on an apple, pumpkin and waterfall tour to enjoy the fall leaves and get some apples and pumpkins! So, I thought you might be needing to follow up a trip to the apple orchard or pumpkin patch with some art tutorials too! First, apples… Apple Art and Resources Apples straight from […]

You ARE an Artist!

You ARE An Artist - Resources Galore at Hodgepodge!

It’s what Nana reminds us of often: You ARE an Artist! She says, “All of us are born with talent….an inbred wiring to create.  As parents, grandparents and teachers, tapping this talent and helping students reach a rich satisfaction with creation of art is our goal!  If you pick up a brush, pen, pastel chalk…or […]

For Mama at The Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party

Encouragement for Mama at The Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party

Welcome to the Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party! Are you, homeschool mama, in need of some encouragement? I know that these featured pins will bless you! And I do hope you will stop back by each week. –> Follow my A Few of My Favorite Things Pinterest board!  <— I have the privilege of co-hosting the […]

The Fall Homeschool (and a Lot of Art Too!)

The Fall Homeschool at Hodgepodge

I know I mentioned this before. Fall fever gets me more than spring. Every season of homeschooling has its challenges. But fall– especially October – calls us out of the house more often. These beautiful fall days are simply meant to be enjoyed. And so a couple of months ago we planned for Hodgepodgedad to […]

Hodgepodge Art for All Ages

Ultimate List of Art for All Ages at Hodgepodge

It’s one handy spot for the hodgepodge of art for all ages we have here and at Southern Hodgepodge. I hope you will find much encouragement and are reminded that you ARE an artist! We wish you many art-filled afternoons! “Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he […]

Little Church in the Woods Video Chalk Art Tutorial

Little Church in the Woods Video Chalk Art Tutorial

This little church in the woods is surrounded by beautiful trees bursting with October orange. There is a little path or driveway leading up to the church and the sky is brilliant blue. In this video tutorial, Nana shares how to draw the church in chalk pastels, step by step. How to Draw a Little […]

Classical Homeschooling at The Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party

Classical Homeschooling at The Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party

Welcome to the Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party! I know that these featured pins on classical homeschooling (and there are many!) will bless you! And I do hope you will stop back by each week. —> Follow my Tapestry of Grace Pinterest board! I have the privilege of co-hosting the Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party each week […]

Picasso Bouquet of Peace Chalk Art Tutorial

Pablo Picasso Bouquet of Peace Chalk Art Video Tutorial

In honor of Pablo Picasso’s birthday on October 25th, we are offering a chalk pastel version of his famous 1958 Bouquet of Peace. I have always loved his wonderful quotes about art. “Art washes from the soul the dust of everyday life.” ~ Pablo Picasso In this video tutorial, Nana shows us how to first […]