The Calming Power of Art

Art can provide families with an incredible way to slow down and find calm in the chaos of day-to-day life. As a mom of three and a former preschool teacher, I have had so many opportunities to witness the power of art with my own family at home and in my classroom. Beyond just helping your child develop creativity, art has numerous other benefits including strengthening fine motor skills, providing your child with calming, sensory input, encouraging independence, and promoting problem-solving and resilience. 

Rainbow Crafts for Anyone

Who doesn’t love a good rainbow? Their bright colors never fail to make me happy! Whether you are crafting to brighten up your home or your classroom, these craft ideas are sure to inspire! Today I have put together some fun rainbow crafts for you to enjoy. I love that these crafts can be done by both children & adults!

Winter Crafts to Make Your Home Sparkle and Shine

Winter crafts are a great way to ring in the season, whether your child is schooling from home or in the classroom, this year has changed young schedules everywhere. It is important to include some arts and crafts in your family’s day! Get in the holiday spirit by creating winter themed crafts to display all around the house. This will be a step-by-step guide all about how to create each of these winter crafts. 

Paper Snow Globe Craft: Easy and Mess Free

Create a beautiful, mess-free snow globe art project using some of your favorite OOLY products! This project is the perfect way to welcome the winter season. With sparkly gel crayons, glitter glue and pearly paints this snow globe project will bring a bit of winter wonderland magic into your home! When you’re finished, you can display your snow globe on a bookshelf or add a little hanger on the back to hang it on the wall. Read below for the full tutorial and learn to make your own snow globe art. 

Summer Crafts for Kids: Watercolor Painting & Ice Cream Crafting

Summer is in full swing for us which means lots of fun summer crafts for kids, and of course lots of ice cream too! We decided to get creative with the idea of ‘cooling off’ by enjoying some watercolor ice painting, and a cute paper plate ice cream craft. Perfect for these long hot days at home.