A menorah is used to celebrate Hanukah in the Jewish Community. There are 9 candles with the center one used... View Article
Nutcracker Art Lesson Most everyone has either read The Nutcracker and the Mouse King a story written in 1816 by German author... View Article
There is something wonderful about dipping a paintbrush into a pot of color and seeing a picture appear. Add an... View Article
PAPER PLATE POINSETTIA HOLIDAY CRAFT With Poinsettias undeniably in flavor for the holidays, this easy holiday craft for kids can... View Article
Gather the kids and some colorful paper, chalk pastels and a bit of glitter to create this festive reindeer. I... View Article
When new books come on the market–from Oprah’s book pics to pursuing the Costco aisles –they usually ends up on... View Article
I have to admit, the more color a project has the more I love it. And this Thanksgiving turkey? Well,... View Article
You’d think drawing a pumpkin is easy. Not so. After watching my students scribble oddly shaped circles onto paper, only... View Article
You know art is super important for kids, but you don’t know how to start.
Maybe you are wondering how to get 25 Kinders to paint on the paper instead of their faces.
You want to do the pretty projects but aren’t sure what supplies to use. You got the desire but not the know-how.
I get it and that’s where I can help.
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I taught k-6 art in Santa Barbara, California for 13 years. Teaching children how to draw & paint has been my biggest joy. Now I'm here to help you do the same. I've compiled my best teaching tips, favorite supplies and books in one place.My Sparkler Story