Long time Hodgepodge readers might remember our sister site, Habits for a Happy Home. This wonderful spot was a place to share helpful habits. Each of the ladies that wrote for Habits is a personal friend of mine. Well, all of us friends found ourselves in the habit of rest in our writing. But… there are so many wonderfully encouraging posts there, we just couldn’t
Celebrate your favorite team with a football video art tutorial. Nana shows you how to create a flying football with chalk pastels. “It is half time here. We only have a few more minutes until the team comes back on the field…” Football Video Art Tutorial Chalk Art Supplies: White paper or another color of your choosing. white, yellow, rusty brown, green, light
Enjoy art during celebratory times! What better time to pull out the chalk pastels but at Thanksgiving, Christmas, Easter, patriotic celebrations and more? Wrap up a Five in a Row homeschool study, create an art masterpiece to give as a gift and simply enjoy our holiday art tutorials for the sheer joy of it all. So gather your chalk pastels and let’s get started… Holiday
One of the reasons we love chalk pastels is simply because this medium is frugal art for all ages. As a teacher and a mother, I know I have been intimidated by a long list of expensive art supplies. The fear of the cost and the fear of simply being able to accomplish the art time would make me not even attempt it. At Hodgepodge
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
Here at Hodgepodge it seems we are in a constant state of finding out how things work best. The best homeschool spaces for learning, the best arrangement of our days and the best organization so that we can find things quickly. Organization is a constant in our large-ish family household. So when I came across this essential oils organization, I knew it was just what
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.