How to Preserve Your Child’s Memories Through Scrapbooking

How To Share The Art Of Scrapbooking With Your Kids Scrapbooking is one of the hottest crafting activities in North America and more and more people are jumping on board all the time. With “cropping” sessions popping up in many communities, scrapping supplies readily available, and a plethora of books and magazines dedicated to the […]

How to Choose the Right Paints for Your Kids

Kids love painting and getting messy – it’s a proven fact! But as parents, just the mere sight of a tray of paints is usually enough to bring us out in a cold sweat. If we think back to when we were kids, we might remember the lasting stains on our clothes if we accidentally […]

3 Ways to Teach Children about other Cultures through Art

It’s important for children to learn how to appreciate other cultures when they’re young, so they grow up without prejudices and accept others from a variety of cultural backgrounds. Because most children are drawn to art and colorful imagery, sometimes the best way to introduce children to new cultures is to show them the art […]

Create Artful Drawings with Graph Paper

The younger boys have been enjoying their birthday gifts of Etch-a-Sketch. It quickly turned into a pretty fun (and easy) art project last week. Read all about it in my weekly post at GNMParents (now titled Graph Paper Pictures. Here’s an excerpt: Captain Earthquake brought his over to show me an abstraction that he’d […]

Canvas People

Have you ever seen a really great photo or painting rendered on canvas? The fact that it’s on canvas just makes it seem nicer. Richer, somehow. We were able to get a family picture 3 or 4 years ago that I really love, and it was mounted on a sturdy backing and then framed. It’s […]

Endeavor Printing

Good Thursday, Internets! Today we have a post from Aleya of Endeavor Printing. Aleya is a mom who started a small printing business with her husband. They’ve worked very hard to create some great services for people. Check out her note at the end of the post for a special coupon! Five years ago, my […]