• Arts and Crafts Projects
  • Hand Carved Stamps

    We’ve been pouring over Geninne Zlatkis’s brand new, beautiful and imaginative book Making an Impression: Designing & Creating Artful Stamps. We watched Geninne’s stamp carving video and reread Amanda Soule’s inspirational post (from years ago!) about stamp carving with children, then decided to get to work. First we headed to the local art supply store […]

  • Art Appreciation
  • Making Art Collage Postcards with Kids

    Here’s an art appreciation activity that introduces children to famous paintings; sparks conversations about composition, colors, and art imagery; and allows children to create art masterpieces of their own in the form of collage postcards. I printed out pictures of some of my favorite paintings by Vincent van Gogh, Claude Monet, and Paul Cezanne for […]