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Origami Games & More: an Interview With Joel Stern

As I shared with you in another post, Adèle started practicing origami when she was 2 years old. We were migrating from Australia to Europe and I wanted a light, yet versatile toy for our 24+ hour long journey. She loved animals at the time (still does), so I bought Joel Stern’s Origami Zoo set…… Continue reading Origami Games & More: an Interview With Joel Stern

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A Silly and Fun Family Bonding Activity

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How Isaac Newton can Help you During Coronavirus Social Distancing

The school where I teach Art and Photography gave us a training on how to teach online in case they’d have to close because of COVID-19. During the workshop they gave us bottled water, and when I brought it home (and thoroughly disinfected it) Adèle shouted with joy: “I know what I can do with…… Continue reading How Isaac Newton can Help you During Coronavirus Social Distancing

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Super Easy, Fast and Fun DIY Origami Paper Kite That Really Flies!

We have been very lucky to live in a place where it’s windy in the afternoons. Not too windy, but just enough to be able to fly kites every day. The other day we went out in the center of our village, and all the kids wanted to try Adèle’s kites. We took 3 different…… Continue reading Super Easy, Fast and Fun DIY Origami Paper Kite That Really Flies!

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Coffee Painting Techniques for Beginners

COFFEE PAINTING FOR BEGINNERS My mom wrote a picture book about painting with raw cacao for Adèle, so of course she wanted to try and make her own “chocolate paintings.” Adèle has never actually eaten chocolate due to caffeine (stimulant) and sugar content and I am in the process of quitting chocolate/raw cacao. So, instead,…… Continue reading Coffee Painting Techniques for Beginners

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Mindful art Activity: Watercolor Salt Painting Technique

MINDFUL MOMENT FOR BUSY MOMS AND DADS AND THEIR KIDS Every day when I sit in front of my computer to write, I am bombarding with ads and distractions. It’s a constant struggle to limit information overload and I’ll talk about that in a separate article. What I’d like to share today is a new…… Continue reading Mindful art Activity: Watercolor Salt Painting Technique

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Mindful Moment: Watercolor Salt Painting Technique

MINDFUL MOMENT FOR BUSY MOMS AND DADS AND THEIR KIDS Every day when I sit in front of my computer to write, I am bombarding with ads and distractions. It’s a constant struggle to limit information overload and I’ll talk about that in a separate article. What I’d like to share today is a new…… Continue reading Mindful Moment: Watercolor Salt Painting Technique

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Kids’ Art Studio on the Go

KIDS’ ART STUDIO ON THE GO If you read my post about How to Set up an Art Studio for Kids, you know how important it is for your child to have a creative space of their own. But how can your child continue creating (and using messy art supplies like paint) if she is…… Continue reading Kids’ Art Studio on the Go