5 Great Homeschool Themes for Multiple Ages

5 Great Homeschool Themes for Multiple Ages

The last two weeks I have noticed several intertwined homeschool themes at Hodgepodge. The themes are different because of our multiple ages – from elementary up to high school. But, of course, those themes are complementary and supportive of one another. I’ll share them with you today. Let me know what you think. ~ Affiliate […]

Cardinals in Snow Chalk Art Tutorial

Cardinals in the Snow Chalk Art Tutorial - You ARE an Artist!

I fell in love with the wonderful cardinal in snow painting that was posted on Pinterest by Runde’s Room art students and decided to translate it into a chalk pastel painting for you! These cardinals are so bright red, set against a background sky of aqua and blue…they are looking directly at the viewer (you!) […]

Inspiration at The Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party

Inspiration at The Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party

Welcome to the Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party! This week we are featuring inspiration of all kinds and more general homeschool goodness. Enjoy, and please do stop back by each week!   –> Follow my Afternoons of Art and Music Appreciation Pinterest board! I have the privilege of co-hosting the Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party each week […]

Ultimate DIY Bundle is a Wonderful Hodgepodge

“My goal as a teacher is to get that forgotten excitement in creativity back!” ~Lucia Hames and Tricia Hodges

I am so excited to let you know that our Chalk Pastels Through the Seasons is part of the Ultimate DIY Bundle. Even if you already own Chalk Pastels Through the Seasons, there are SO many more wonderful ebooks that will bless you big time. In fact, I think it will meet the hodgepodge of […]

Organizing Art Projects with Pinterest Boards

Organizing Art Projects with Pinterest by Hodgepodgemom

If you love a wide swath of color right through the middle of your days like we do (or if you’d really like to mix just a touch of art in your days), what you need is art projects. We have them! But what makes it even easier is organizing art projects with Pinterest boards. […]

Homeschool Tips at The Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party

Homeschooling Tips at The Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party

Welcome to the Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party! This week we are featuring pins on homeschool tips and more. Enjoy, and please do stop back by each week!   —> Follow my Homeschool Pinterest board! I have the privilege of co-hosting the Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party each week with these wonderful ladies: Jamerrill @FreeHomeschoolDeals Jenn @ […]

January Homeschool – Return of the Routine

January Homeschool - Return of the Routine at Hodgepodge

We are roughly two weeks into our January homeschool here at Hodgepodge. And it has been a long time since (um, November!) I have shared a Collage Friday update! We had the most splendid Christmas and New Year celebrations with family. Our times stretched out for days. We were blessed with good health. And though […]

Chalkboard Chalk Art

Chalkboard Chalk Art - You ARE an Artist

Chalkboard chalk art is all the rage these days. We’ve long loved all things chalkboard. Our love of chalk and chalkboard goes back a long way. We have many chalkboards all over our house. Over the kitchen table, by the kitchen telephone, in the classroom, in the bathroom even. Then, over at Nana’s house, she […]

Winter Family and Homeschool Fun Around Atlanta

Coca-Cola Polar Bear letters

An update on all the winter family fun around Atlanta – for you! Homeschool days, low cost and educational fun. With a peek at spring time too! Snow Mountain at Stone Mountain Snow? in Georgia? Yes! November 22, 2014 – February 22, 2015 (Select Dates) Spend a fun-filled day playing across five football fields of […]

January Homeschool at The Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party

January Homeschool at the Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party

Welcome to the Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party! This week we are featuring pins for the January homeschool and more. Enjoy, and please do stop back by each week! –> Follow my homeschool board on Pinterest! I have the privilege of co-hosting the Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party each week with these wonderful ladies: Jamerrill @FreeHomeschoolDeals Jenn […]

Lemon Chalk Art Tutorial

How to Draw a Lemon in Chalk Pastels

A lemon is just so refreshing! So we thought that a lemon chalk art tutorial would be a wonderful thing to enjoy here at the start of a new year. Now a lemon is a fairly simple shape. You can sketch a whole lemon or a lemon slice. We did both. This tutorial is wide […]

The Best of Hodgepodge 2014 – Your Favorites!

Top Hodgepodge Posts of 2014

I have been sharing a hodgepodge of YOUR favorites this last week. The posts at Hodgepodge you have read the most. In case you missed them, I have put them all in one handy spot at the bottom of this post. But these are your overall favorites from this year – Hodgepodge 2014. The TOP […]