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 […]

Chalk Pastel Techniques

Chalk Pastel Techniques for All Ages at Hodgepodge

Part of being an artist (and you are an artist!) is continuing to practice and learn. Today we share some chalk pastel techniques that we think are creative fun at its best! (And don’t miss a very special sale at the end – get our Fall Chalk Pastels ebook for FREE!) One of Nana’s latest […]

History, Geography & High School at The Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party

History, Geography & High School at The Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party

Welcome to the Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party! Today we are featuring history, geography and high school pins from those that linked up last week. And I do hope you will stop back by each week. –> Follow my History & Geography Pinterest board! I have the privilege of co-hosting the Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party each […]

The Creative Homeschool

The Creative Homeschool at Hodgepodge

I am a firm believer that established habits cultivate a creative homeschool. When there is a certain framework to your homeschool day, then those every day sorts of things are easily accomplished. The 3Rs, morning chores, a few more things after lunch. Leaving room – not only during those times of learning – but also […]

Fall Atlanta Homeschool Days and Field Trips

Atlanta Homeschool Days and Field Trips

We are keeping up the habit of enjoying local spots – both for learning and fun! Here are a few that caught our attention and we want you to know about too! On our field trip to Atlanta History Center earlier this week we got to see Civil War life in action at the historic […]

Free and Frugal at The Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party

Free and Frugal at The Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party

Welcome to the Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party! Homeschoolers are frugal by nature and so I know that these featured pins will bless you! And I do hope you will stop back by each week. I have the privilege of co-hosting the Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party each week with these wonderful ladies: Jamerrill @FreeHomeschoolDeals Jenn @ […]

Take Advantage of Your Homeschool Schedule

Taking Advantage of a Homeschool Schedule at Hodgepodge

Oh I am such a rule follower! So, in writing this and sharing about our week of taking advantage of a homeschool schedule, I am speaking to myself too. See, I have to remind myself that there is a wonderful balance that can happen when we keep our diligence in homeschool, yet take advantage of […]

Football Chalk Pastel Art Tutorial

Football Chalk Pastel Art Tutorial at Hodgepodge

For the Super Bowl, for football season, for celebrating tossing a ball in the backyard, we bring you… a chalk pastel football lesson! Colors needed: You will need red-brown, black, orange and bright red, and yellow pastel colors. Take a small piece of black pastel and draw good-sized curve on your paper. Attach another curve […]

Teaching Helps at The Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party

Teaching Helps at The Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party!

Welcome! This week I am featuring some fabulous teaching helps from fellow homeschool pinners.   —>  Follow my Teaching Multiple Ages Pinterest Board! I have the privilege of co-hosting the Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party each week with these wonderful ladies: Jamerrill @FreeHomeschoolDeals Jenn @ Daze of Adventure Toni @ The Happy Housewife Staci @ Motherhood […]