Surviving the holidays really comes down to one thing. A really good holidays-only recipe. And for me, it’s my made-from-scratch... View Article
Create a Christmas tree that reinforces my favorite art concept: symmetry. Folding a piece of paper and snipping away to... View Article
I love glitter. It makes everything special. My favorite memories of teaching art to kids was during the sparkly month... View Article
Do you celebrate Christmas under a palm tree? Or perhaps on a beach? For this Canadian born gal, it took... View Article
Part culture, part color theory and all fun, this Mola-inspired Holiday Stocking will keep the kids busy drawing, cutting and... View Article
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
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.
WHERE DO YOU TEACH ART?
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