arts

Resources to Teach Your Kids About … Photography

Pass a kid a camera and they love to take pictures of their world. Photography is a fun and exciting topic to teach your kids. Here are some resources to help them perfect their photo taking skills. This post may contain affiliate links. Lessons Photography Unit Study by Cindy Downes on How to Homeschool Today 31 […]

A Beginner’s Guide to Classical Music for Preschool Children

Back to school season is all about fresh starts and what better way to start the day fresh than with some classical music for you and your preschool child? In our house, the day is framed by classical and jazz. We open with classical music at breakfast and close with jazz at dinner. It is […]

The Canadian Homeschool Blogging Team Presents : Art

Arts & Crafts

Art can be a challenging subject to teach, especially if you don’t feel like it is a skill you excel at. This month, The Canadian Homeschool Blogging Team shares their experiences teaching art and how to incorporate it into their every day learning. Alison – Homeschool Art Without a Curriculum Many homeschoolers feel under qualified in […]

Performing Arts in the Homeschooling Curriculum

As a homeschooling project, our family volunteered to help out with props and set design of our church’s production of Jesus Christ Superstar. Our pastor, the director, had graduated with a degree in theatre arts and our organist, an accomplished musician, was named musical director. The Board allotted several thousand dollars to the budget, so […]

Canada Colouring Sheets

I wanted to share with you a few websites that have Canada focused colouring sheets. Great for studies of our country (like The Canadian Adventure!), celebrating Canada Day, or even just for fun. Crayola Props to Crayola for providing us with our own specific colouring sheets! Included in the collection are provincial sheets. These are […]

CrayolaTeachers.ca

CrayolaTeachers.ca

When you hear the name Crayola, you think of arts and crafts supplies: crayons, markers, paint, paper. But maybe you should also think of resources for teaching art. CrayolaTeachers.ca is specifically designed to support teachers help their students unleash their creativity through products, lesson plans, and other professional resources. Products Since Crayola is so well-known for […]

Art Lessons with CrayolaTeachers.ca

Ted Harrison in an artist who lived in the Canadian territory of the Yukon. His art uses a lot of bright colours and lines. Spending some time looking at his work with my children, we made some interesting observations. Most of the painting feature a round sun somewhere in the sky and jagged lines running […]

Art Tango – Free Online Art Curriculum for Grades K through 5.

Art can be an overwhelming subject to try and teach your children if you aren’t particularly artsy. Add in the expenses of buying a curriculum with the supplies that art usually requires and it’s definitely not always appealing. Art Tango is a great solution. Offering a complete set of 30 lessons for each grade from […]

Arts Alive

Presented by the National Arts Centre, the website, ArtsAlive.ca brings educational resources for music, dance, and drama. Each section is divided up into many parts to help teach and explain elements of for each division of the arts: Music:  instrument lab parent and teacher resources about composers games & activities information about the NAC Orchestra and when […]