The Art of the Land
October has just begun and the soon arrival of the colors of autumn! Fair days, hay rides, corn field mazes, and halloween parties will be coming around in the following weeks... Man, I'm excited! I hoped to celebrate this fun month through a series of enticing, fall-inspired art posts (That's right-Jordan is back for now)! To ignite this series of posts, today's focus will be on returning to nature, to harvest,... to the land. I hope you enjoy this assortment of the art of the land and that…
Origami Eye — All for the Boys
We may earn money or products from the companies mentioned in this post. Please see policies for more information.I love a good paper craft. All you need is paper and maybe some crayons or markers. This origami eye from Krokotak is fun to make, plus once you have the steps down you can make it
Let's Draw Together! 24 Directed Drawings with Writing Pages
My students have always loved directed drawings. It's such a peaceful and calm activity in the classroom! They enjoy learning how to draw the different images because it gives them the skills and confidence they need to explore other types of art! These can be done as a classroom activity, an ear...
Handprint Hermit Crab Craft
After reading one of our favorite classic Eric Carle books, A House for Hermit Crab, the kids were eager to create a hermit crab craft. I'm a sucker for their sweet little handprints, so we decided to make a handprint hermit crab craft! *Pair this cute craft with our Ocean Animals Writing Center Activities! Handprint Hermit Crab Craft A House for Hermit Crab is about a little hermit crab who must find a new home and discovers new friends and possibilities in the process. In the story, Hermit…
DIY Foil Art Prints - How to Make Your Own Foil Art
It's incredibly easy to make your own DIY foil art prints. All you need are some prints, an inexpensive laminator and craft foil to create your own. Learn how easy it is to make foil prints with this step-by-step tutorial. You can also download several free art prints to get you started.