Mixed Media Art Project

Mixed Media Collaborative Painting: I have been wanting to do a collaborative mixed media art project with my kids for a long time but we just never got around to it. But when self-isolation due to COVID-19 was in effect we had the perfect opportunity. We already had a large canvas and I gathered up art supplies that we already […]

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Story Stones

Some Benefits of Using Story Stones: Oral story telling: Telling stories helps foster imagination and creativity and increases vocabulary. Listening Skills: Have children listen to others telling stories with the stones. When done, they can make a positive comment about the story told. Comprehension: Ask various questions about what happened in the story. Ask both facts and questions that will […]

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Piet Mondrian Paintings

Piet Mondrian Paintings Piet Mondrian (1872-1944), was a Dutch painter with varying styles, but he is probably most well-known for his abstract geometric style.  The bold black lines, square and rectangular shapes, and bright primary colours make the style visually appealing to children of all ages, and easy for them to reproduce.  I have done this lesson with children in […]

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