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Artsy Startsy Spring Special

Artsy Startsy

Anyone who asks me about how to introduce teaching to their very young child will always hear me go on and on about the value of hands-on play. It’s one of the most vital, and most beneficial, methods of learning for young children. Which is why I’m excited to be introducing Artsy Startsy, a brand […]

DK Canada: Arts & Crafts Books

DK Canada is a great company. They have so many outstanding books for both kids and adults. This month, I’m excited to share with you some of their creative inspiration books – all about making stuff! My boys and I dug into the brand new Mommy & Me Craft book as soon as it arrived […]

Kinderbach

KinderBach

What I reviewed:The KinderBach Online Piano Lesson Membership with Teacher Corner What is it? Early Music Lessons by KinderBach Who is it for? Geared for students ages 3 to 7 How much is it? $130/yr (Special Offer – currently only $95.88/year) Where can I find it?  http://kinderbach.com/ Tell me more:  KinderBach is a music lessons program designed to bring […]

5 ways to display your child's artwork

Displaying Your Kids’ Art Projects

  Is your fridge covered in art projects? trying to find a better way to showcase your child’s creativity without a mess? Check out these ideas. 1. Make an Art Gallery. Select one wall or area of your home to be the designated art gallery and rotate through the art projects displayed. As new ones […]

Culture Days | Fete de la Culture

Culture Days

Each September since 2009, there is a weekend especially dedicated to the celebration of arts and culture.   What exactly are Culture Days? From the website: “Founded in 2009, Culture Days is a non-profit organization dedicated to building a national network of cultural connections devoted to providing Canadians with opportunities to participate in, and appreciate, all […]

Maple Tree Publications

If you are looking for some Canadian content for your homeschool, check out Maple Tree Publications – a homeschool resources store run by homeschooling mom, Cori Dean.

Homeschool Art Lessons

If you were to ask me what one subject I haven’t really done with my kids in our homeschool, it would be easy to answer. Art. Although my inner self is an amazing artist, the creativity in my brain and heart hasn’t even gotten co-ordinated enough to come out in a tangible form. So, it’s […]

Extra Curricular Activities – Outside the Box

When thinking of extracurricular activities for your children to participate, sometimes looking in a place you wouldn’t have thought of can offer you a great learning opportunity. For example, check out these great programs from various stores. Home Depot. Woodworking/Crafts. Free. Once a month, on the second Saturday of the month, go to your local […]

Anyone Can Draw Art Program

I love homeschooling conferences!  It’s a place where you get to learn about what is out there in the homeschooling community, whether it be curriculum or support groups or cool ideas like how to raise chickens.  I love to get to go there and check out the different vendors to see what they will offer […]