This is a fun project we did a few weeks ago. The girls love creating new things, so I thought I’d pull out some supplies we have an abundance of. Construction paper, straws and yarn. These easy to make straw and flower necklaces are perfect to make for any occasion … Continue reading
I have a small string of bells hung next to the back door. The girls love to make a wish and ring them in hopes their wish will come true. I want them to make something special so they can make wishes on their own time (since I only let … Continue reading
I love exposing my kids to music. All kinds of music. Different genres, different instruments, different beats and different voices. I love letting them experiment with sound and the ways sound can be made with every day items.
Charlie and Lena know their Primary and Secondary colors. Even though they’ve mastered this knowledge, we still revisit it on occasion to show them how they can use these colors in different ways to make artwork and reinforce the knowledge they already have. Earlier this year we worked on Primary Color … Continue reading
You may already know how much I enjoy the theater. Earlier this month I told you about my experience watching War Horse, and in the past I’ve attended La Traviata, The Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables and even the Lion King (some of these, multiple times). Since my love of … Continue reading
I received complimentary tickets from the Omaha Performing Arts to attend a performance of War Horse at the Omaha Orpheum Theater. This post is my opinion and was in no way influenced by the tickets I received. I was not asked to write this post or provide any promotion of … Continue reading
My kids need some practice using scissors. I decided I’d try out my new Photoshop Elements and create some worksheets. These are the first worksheets I’ve made so don’t critique me too harshly! I could use a little more practice, but the basic skills of cutting are addressed here, so … Continue reading