An Art Gallery for the Homeschool Studio

Hello!! How have you all been?? Things here have been well, more than a little up and down of late…. I feel like the clouds are starting to part though and our days returning to normal (albeit a slightly different normal than before). I don’t know about you, but for me, when unexpected things happen, […]

Today in the Homeschool Studio

Woodworking Inquiry for Children - Displaying Materials - An Everyday Story

Today in the homeschool studio… Today in the studio, Sarah (5 years) worked on a beautiful washi tape collage.  Jack (7 years) built with Click Blocks. I reorganised the language materials under the kids’ woodworking projects. (from left, Touchtronic letters & CVC word cards, Handwriting Without Tears letter blocks & alphabet cards, sight word cards […]

Coloured Streamer Wall Hangings

Art Activities for Kids - Streamer Wall Hangings - An Everyday Story

Do you guys know Megan Schiller from the Art Pantry? I follow her Instagram account and it is overflowing with creative inspiration. A little while back Megan posted a picture of a wall hanging she and her students had made from pieces of wool. I loved it. On Mother’s Day, Jack (7 yrs) and Sarah […]

Bead & Sequins Mobile

Art Activities in a Reggio Inspired Homeschool - Bead and Sequins Mobiles - An Everyday Story

The afternoon sunshine streams beautifully through the door of our homeschool studio. And with the sun setting earlier these autumn days, we are often still in the studio to feel its warmth. A couple weeks ago I was flicking through the ZartArt catalogue (very dangerous!) looking for some paints and came across these wonderful mobiles (product […]

Getting Started with a Homeschool Project Group

Art Activities for Homeschool - Outdoor Art with Nature - An Everyday Story

contains affiliate links This week for homeschool project group, the kids spent the afternoon at the National Arboretum. We had prepared a scavenger hunt and brought along some art materials – plasticine, watercolour paints and oil pastels – for the kids to create and explore. We are in-between projects at the moment, so our hope […]

Offering Children’s Art Back to Them

Extending Art with Kids - An Everyday Story

Kids can be prolific little artists, can’t they? Sarah (4 years) can easily paint a dozen paintings in a single session. Her paintings soon pile up and I started thinking… what do we do with all this art? Is each piece finished after just one session? And how connected is she to her art? I was […]