Tell Me a Story

One day when I was young—probably around 12 years old—my mother read in one of her women’s magazines that the best way to get all the ketchup to the top of the large, plastic squeeze bottle was to grasp it by the bottom and swing it around in a giant circle. It really works! It…

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The Greatest Gifts!

Mother’s Day is coming up! And that begs the question: What craft are your students making for their mothers? Check out our online library of Mother’s Day printables, songs, and craft ideas for everything Mother’s Day. And you know what? We have a fabulous collection of Father’s Day resources as well.   Here’s my current…

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Directed Drawing

Is there a difference between step-by-step drawing, guided drawing, and directed drawing? Not one I’m aware of. I just completed my first directed drawing lesson. (Argh! That’s the pirate you see here.) And I have to admit that, after completing the lesson and seeing my final product (which I think is pretty darn cute), I…

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