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monoprint-making for kids

Baby K and I are clear across the country visiting my newborn niece -- who is quite literally the cutest four-week-old alive. Since newborn-hood involves a lot of sleeping and lazing around, it was decided that energizer R would be better off back home -- where she can frolic noisily, have daddy days and receive… Continue reading monoprint-making for kids

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Crafting · preschool · sahm

Invisible Ink Painting 

Miss R has recently become interested in secrets. Anything promised to be insider information is appealing to her -- so much so that she'll often tell me she has a secret, motion me to come over to her, only to whisper gibberish in my ear. Her hope is that I'll play along and theatrically decipher… Continue reading Invisible Ink Painting 

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SUMMER PROCESS ART: Marshmallow Painting! 

Marshmallows and summer -- they just go together, right? The promise of s'mores is one of the main reasons my kiddo wants to go camping this month! And ever since our Carnival Corral party, miss R has been requesting marshmallows every time she spies our leftover bags in the depths of the pantry. Even baby… Continue reading SUMMER PROCESS ART: Marshmallow Painting! 

art · Crafting · preschool · sahm

a preschooler’s paper bowl

So, you know that paper-bowls-for-preschoolers post I was going to write yesterday before my mommy rambles took over? Well, here it is. This project was completed during R's last sick day with that malevolent belly bug that violently traipsed its way around our home. It's an easy project that generates delicate paper displays -- both the… Continue reading a preschooler’s paper bowl