Headed into the Holidays at Home with OOLY

As we approach the holidays, I am sure many of us have been thinking about how to make this year extra special! As a Montessori teacher for over ten years, I am here to give you some fun ideas on how to make the most of your holidays at home. You can do these with your family through art! Art projects are a perfect way to connect with your children. 

Multi Media Art Project Idea

Show your creativity by combining several products to make one fun and unique multi media art masterpiece. Adding multiple layers of products will give dimension and interest to your art. Try this abstract rainbow bubble artwork. It’s simple yet colorful and pretty enough to frame and display.

Black Paper Crafts That Sparkle and Shine

We are going to show you how to make our favorite black paper crafts that sparkle and shine! With a new season comes new opportunities to get creative. Black paper is one of our favorite materials to make colors pop and stand out. It’s a great way to think outside of the box for your typical arts and crafts. These activities are perfect for all ages and can be adjusted to any skill level.  

Sophisticated Art With Children’s Art Supplies

One of the best ways to connect with your kiddos is to be creative with them and find your inner child when painting and drawing. I have always enjoyed sitting down with my children and students and doodling with them. I love finding ways to connect with children and art does just that! OOLY has such a variety of products and it has been fun to get creative with them! No matter what age you are, finding a way to express your creativity has so many benefits! While there are many benefits of drawing and painting, the ones that impacted me the most are that it made me happier and it reduced stress. Continue reading on to see how my husband and I have created more sophisticated pieces using our children’s art supplies. 

Making Meal Planning Fun For All Ages With Everyday Art Supplies

With school coming back into session right around the corner, meal planning can be challenging with kiddos. The more you can get them involved in the kitchen or the meal planning process, the more engaged they are in what is going into their bellies. It allows children to have a hands-on approach to food and they’re more likely to try things when they are proud of what was cooked.