26 ways to Play and Learn with Symmetry

It is said we are all born to follow our passion.  I didn’t know what my passion was until I started creating unit studies for my homeschooled kids.  I realized that putting together a unit study combines all my most favorite…
Art Lessons for Kids (ArtAchieve Review)

If you are looking for Art Lessons for your family, look no further.  ArtAchieve is amazing not only in the way it teaches to draw, but also as a family bonding experience.  Children of all ages enjoy spending time with…
Teach Symmetry with Backyard Nature Collage

It was once believed that mathematics belonged to a rational, “left-brain” and art was in the realm of emotional, “right-brain” activity. The latest research, however, shows that brain is not nearly as dichotomous as once thought.  The pathways in the…
Ten Uses for Dollar Store Flat Marbles

Dollar Stores are great places to discover unexpected items that become my kids favorite toys.  Last year I bought a bag of flat marbles for $2.99 and they’ve been getting a great amount of use.  From budget math manipulatives, to…
Surprising Art with Flat Marbles

I was working on Ten Uses for Dollar Store Flat Marbles when we accidentally stumbled upon this surprising art activity.  As my 3-year was throwing flat marbles in a cup of water, while the older two kids were painting at a dinner table, there…