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5 Positives Ways to Incorporate Circus Games into Play

CIRCUS-RELATED ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS Kids love circuses, but some circus's practices are unethical (read my story below). So how can you incorporate circus games into your child's play in a positive, educational way? Here are 5 activities you can do with your child right now : Discuss animal rights using age-appropriate language. Practice juggling using… Continue reading 5 Positives Ways to Incorporate Circus Games into Play

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Why We Use Only Natural Crayons (and You Should, too!)

ARE CRAYONS SAFE? Crayons are probably the most used art materials for kids, but are they safe? The answer is NO! Mainstream crayons are full of harmful products like paraffin  wax (petroleum), plastic (glitter), chemical pigments and even carcinogens like phthalates (fragrances), lead and asbestos (in 2015)! Asbestos is deadly both if ingested and inhaled (even in…… Continue reading Why We Use Only Natural Crayons (and You Should, too!)

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Simple Printmaking Projects for Any Age

While living in Paris, France for two years, I was very lucky to be able to learn printmaking at the Ateliers Beaux-Arts. I wanted Adèle to try it one day, and it happened when one of our picture frames broke. We were left with a piece of plexiglass which needed to be up-cycled or repurposed,…… Continue reading Simple Printmaking Projects for Any Age

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DIY Simple and Easy Printmaking for Any Age

While living in Paris, France for two years, I was very lucky to be able to learn printmaking at the Ateliers Beaux-Arts. I wanted Adèle to try it one day, and it happened when one of our picture frames broke. We were left with a piece of plexiglass which needed to be up-cycled or repurposed,…… Continue reading DIY Simple and Easy Printmaking for Any Age