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Three ways to teach your kids to LOVE learning

 My mom taught at Montessori Preschools for a little while, and I remember her talking about how they teach the students to love learning by teaching them through subjects they are already interested in.  This idea has really stuck with me.  Here are three easy ways to do this with your own kids. 1. What… Continue reading Three ways to teach your kids to LOVE learning

Art Activity

Simple Valentine Sun Catcher

Firstly the heart sun catcher This is a classic. I have used this activity for many different seasons. It works well for a Christmas tree, Easter egg, or a sunshine in summer time. I love that this activity can challenge a 2 year old but also be fun for an older child. Supplies Parchment paper… Continue reading Simple Valentine Sun Catcher

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Favorite Art Supplies for Children

(This post contains affiliate links, at no extra cost to you. What that means is if you click and purchase something I will get a percentage of that sale. I participate in affiliate sales to help support my blog and to keep it running.) Okay this list making thing is harder than I thought it would… Continue reading Favorite Art Supplies for Children


6 Ideas to LIGHTtheWORLD With Your Children – December 11

I am participating in an amazing worldwide service project that is ongoing through the month of December. It is called #LIGHTtheWORLD. This LDS site has a fabulous Advent Calendar to help you do small acts each day.  I hope that it helps my children see how blessed we are and look for ways to bless… Continue reading 6 Ideas to LIGHTtheWORLD With Your Children – December 11

Art Activities

Toilet Paper Roll Turkey

These Stand Up Turkeys were so fun to make! I warn you this is a bit messier of an art project. But it was well worth it for us. My goal with this project was to make a point of discussing the mixing of colors. So lets figure out what you’ll need! Supplies: First you… Continue reading Toilet Paper Roll Turkey