There seem to be certain times of year I am keenly aware of the needs of an age range of children that we have. It’s continually changing. Just when I think my husband and I have things set, there is something new. Just how to meet the needs of an age range? I asked myself the same question daily over the last weeks as we’ve
When Nana was in Italy this summer she got to visit a beautiful field of sunflowers. She shares this wonderful memory with you in chalk pastel form. It’s a video field of sunflowers chalk pastel art tutorial for all ages. So gather around and enjoy – because you ARE an artist! Field of Sunflowers Chalk Pastel Art Tutorial Chalk Art Supplies: White paper or another
There’s just something about fall that makes us want to go explore. The days are cooler and the colors are beautiful. Maybe you are looking for fall field trips around Atlanta too? I have a few to share with you! Below are some Atlanta destinations you don’t want to miss for Labor Day and beyond. And I’ve included a few north Georgia ideas as well.
Roughly about this time every year I catch the organizational bug. It is usually brief so I have to spring into action when it hits. This year it has been about work at home organization for homeschool mom. It was time. In sixteen years of homeschooling and eight years of blogging, I have not had a designated work space. So, when our eldest moved to
My family and I often appreciate the freedoms of homeschooling. I’ve been thinking on those quite a bit this last week. As we’ve started, slow and steady back to school, I’ve been pausing on the freedoms. Plus we’ve experienced some big milestones dropping our eldest off at college and starting 3rd, 5th, 9th and 12th grade years. Have you found these freedoms to be true
In continuing celebration of eight years of Hodgepodge this month, I am putting all that I have shared around the web – in one spot. Gathering the sharing of Hodgepodge art and homeschool with a smattering of recipes – interviews, Google Hangouts, Podcasts and guest posts – right here. Art No Fuss Art for Morning Time Art for the Homeschool at HSLDA Yes You Can
Summer seashells are a favorite any time of year! It is especially fun to create a summer seashells chalk art. Can you just hear the ocean waves and see the sparkle of shells? Let’s gather our paper and chalk pastels… Summer Seashells Chalk Art Tutorial Chalk art supplies needed: brown construction paper or whatever paper you have on hand. Colors: purple, light blue, yellow or
We celebrate chalk pastels daily here but this month we are celebrating eight years of Hodgepodge! Why do we love chalk pastels? Well, let me share five reasons… ~Don’t miss the GIANT You ARE an Artist Package giveaway at the end! 5 Reasons We Love Chalk Pastels Yes we love acrylic paint, watercolors, markers, crayons and more but chalk pastels are our favorite medium. They