Friday, June 7th, 2013
Here are a few more outtakes from the craft development we did for FamilyFun‘s Messy Backyard Art feature. Aren’t the swirly colors gorgeous? We had so much fun playing with this project. Did I mention that my children labeled me “best mom in the world” after they were knee deep in messy projects for the month of May? They did and I didn’t argue.
This one was particularly messy and especially fun! It involved a giant ice block on a hot summer day, so it was also refreshing.
Today, it rains and rains. Maybe some indoor process-based art?
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Thursday, April 25th, 2013
It is yard clean-up time around these parts! This weekend, we have grand plans to rake, pull, and trim in order to make room for all of the new growth that is coming our way.
Hook your kids into helping with the promise of beautiful decorations. Encourage them to collect vines, twigs, long grasses, and dried stalks –all leftover from last autumn– to use as materials for crowns and wreaths.
They can twist, tie, wrap, and shape until the vines and grasses become circular and perfect for hanging or wearing.
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