Hands-on Projects A to Z

Need a fresh activity for a homeschool lesson or a summer activity? There’s no excuse for being bored. These hands-on projects get kids involved in the learning through actively creating and doing. F...

Christmas in July

It’s hot outside. Mosquitoes abound (at least here in the south). I bet you are fanning yourself as you are reading this. Ready for some cool thoughts for mid-summer? Our annual tradition will have y...

Creating School Scrapbooks

Getting our family photo albums caught up to date is my annual summer project.  I have far more scrapbooks than I ever intended, but some of the ones I’m most grateful for are the school albums I’ve ...

Sponge Art Project

The Great Barrier Reef is the largest coral reef in the world and is located off the northeastern shores of Australia. It consists of more than 2,900 coral reefs, 900 continental islands, 300 coral c...

In Bloom

Would you like a fun and colorful way to embellish and add to green house plants or porch plants? Or even an added splash of color for already-colorful blooms? These whimsical, artsy Bloomin’ B...

Floral Coaster Craft

We are probably all familiar with the old saying, “April showers bring May flowers.” As the April showers are ending, hopefully the May flowers are beginning to bloom in your area! As God continues t...

Cultivating Possibility

I was alone with my youngest son on a blustery Wednesday, thought we were enjoying a dose of cozy silence until I notice the symptoms of boredom surfacing. Honestly, I assumed that the child’s pure i...

Homemade Easter Hat

There are many traditions and customs with each holiday and Easter is no different. For some Easter represents the resurrection of Jesus Christ and His promises of eternal life for all who believe in...

Dealing with “Stuff”

I’m overwhelmed with stuff. Tubs full of craft supplies.  Art supplies.  Games.  Learning toys.  Boxes of books.  Children’s books.  Homeschooling books.  Educational resources for years to come. It...

Amazon Rainforest Diorama

Did you know that the Amazon rain forest in Brazil produces about 20% of the earth’s oxygen supply? The Amazon river is about 4,000 miles long and covers 2,700,000 square miles! It’s drainage flows t...