Back to school craft :: Words of the Year

Head back to school with an art project that inspires :: we’re painting our Words of the Year!

Kids inspirational quote :: back to school craft idea

Back to school Words of the Year

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Newspaper art from yesterday’s news

Sometimes the best art comes from very simple materials – especially when you go big and bold!Great, simple, kids art project using newspaper


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Make a fairy :: Waldorf Steiner play

It’s fairy week on NurtureStore! We celebrated my daughter’s seventh birthday last weekend with a fairy party, with lots of fairy-themed food, crafts and play. I have some lovely, simple-to-do, full-of-play ideas to share with you this week, starting with today’s idea: how to make a fairy!A lovely way to make a beautiful fairy. So simple, kids can make their own designs.

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Homemade puffy paint recipe

This homemade puffy paint recipe is really quick and easy to make. With just four household ingredients, you’ll be ready for some fun art and sensory play in minutes.

Quick and easy homemade puffy paint recipe - ready in 2 minutes, don't need a microwave!

Homemade puffy paint recipe

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Exploring Great Artists :: complete art lesson plans

Our Exploring Great Artists ebooks give you everything you need to create your own colorful units to study art at home or in your classroom.  Each volume features a broad range of artists, creative art techniques, and interesting ideas for materials to explore. Complete art lessons for exploring great artists :: artist profiles, creative art projects, supply lists.  25 great artists. The books are written by MaryLea Harris and draw on her many years of experience working with children in art classrooms. MaryLea is an artist, art teacher and mother of two. She combines her formal art training with her hands-on work in schools and art camps to create a resource which is easy to do at home or in class, fun, colorful, and which offers a rich arts education experience.

Complete art lesson plans in each volume

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