I posted about making this Water Bottle Fish Wall Hanging a couple years ago with my girls featuring a fun water bottle fish. I thought I would give an updated version since I brought this project back out for one final lesson with my students as the year was coming to an end. It was simple […]Read More
We made mixed media nests several weeks ago and my girls REALLY enjoyed making them. It was a perfect nature prompt for the spring season. My oldest kept saying how much fun she was having. Some of my projects are big flops with her so this was an art win!! This art invitation is a […]Read More
We love making art on unusual or unconventional surfaces. Have you seen our Coffee Filter Butterflies or our plastic Milk Jug Faces? We also love using unconventional materials to use as a tool for art making! Want to know what I mean? See below how our feathers transformed from one process to another. Using a unique material to […]Read More
Happy Thanksgiving, my friends! We made some cute little turkeys this week with some wooden peg dolls and just a few simple materials. We love using these pegs for some fun, imaginary play like we did for our Milk Carton Bunny Habitat. See the easy steps and supplies for these turkeys below: This post contains affiliate […]Read More
I love using cardboard for creating because it is a FREE canvas that is readily available.
We have used cardboard for many past projects including our Funky Chickens, Monochromatic Collage, and our Upcycled Owls. There are many more so just take a look under my Create page and you can find a lot of inspiration with recycled materials.Read More
Did you know that September is National Chicken Month? Yeah, me either. Once I heard it was, though, I had to dig through our crafty archives to share these Funky Chickens with you all before the month was over. We made these last fall and they are proudly hanging in our art space, paying homage […]Read More
Create some fun masks or mythical creatures using a mix of recycled and various decorative items. These milk jugs are a perfect canvas for some 3-dimensional creativity! This post contains affiliate links. Supplies: Spray primer will help the paint adhere and not flake off. I use this a lot for plastic (and some cardboard projects) so […]Read More