Donald Hall: Ox-Cart Man
Paul Galdone: The Little Red Hen
Alice Provensen: The Year At Maple Hill Farm
Demi: One Grain Of Rice: A Mathematical Folktale
Peter H. Reynolds: Ish
C.W. Anderson: Billy And Blaze: A Boy And His Horse
Carin Berger: The Little Yellow Leaf
Il Sung Na: A Book of Sleep
Phillis Gershator: Listen, Listen
Patrick McDonnell: Art
Chris Haughton: Little Owl Lost
Munro Leaf: The Story of Ferdinand
Sarah Olmsted: Imagine Childhood: Exploring the World through Nature, Imagination, and Play
Susan Schwake: Art Lab for Kids: 52 Creative Adventures in Drawing, Painting, Printmaking, Paper, and Mixed Media-For Budding Artists of All Ages
Amie Plumley: Sewing School: 21 Sewing Projects Kids Will Love to Make
Rae Grant: Crafting Fun: 101 Things to Make and Do with Kids
Marie Hablitzel: Draw Write Now, Book 1: On the Farm-Kids and Critters-Storybook Characters
Mona Brookes: Drawing with Children
Ed Emberley: Ed Emberley's Fingerprint Drawing Book
MaryAnn F. Kohl: Discovering Great Artists
Deanna F. Cook (editor): FamilyFun Crafts
Petra Berger: Feltcraft: Making Dolls, Gifts and Toys
Check out the amazing artwork created by first graders at Art Lessons For Kids. They used the wonderful book Drawing With Children as their guide. Be sure to check out their process and also the book which I highly recommend!
09/23/2014 in 12+ years old, 6 - 12 years old, Art, Drawing & Illustration, Family, Group, Homeschooling, Paint | Permalink
Deshilachado shows you how to make these simple felt animal pencil toppers. The post includes patterns for you to download too.
09/23/2014 in 12+ years old, 6 - 12 years old, Back to School, Crafts, Family, Felt and Felting, Group, Sewing & Stitchery | Permalink
Visit Babble Dabble Do to find out how to weave on recycled plastic lids. It would be easy to adapt if you don't have exactly the same kind of lid as she does.
09/23/2014 in 12+ years old, 6 - 12 years old, Crafts, Family, Group, Recycled Crafts, Textiles, Yarn Crafts | Permalink
This is a great project for kids and adults to do together. Use leaves and fruit to make prints on fabric then sew it up into a cute stuffed tree! More details at Ukkonooa.
09/22/2014 in 12+ years old, 3 - 5 years old, 6 - 12 years old, Crafts, Dollmaking, Earth Day Crafts, Fall Crafts, Family, Gifts to Make, Nature Crafts, Printmaking, Sewing & Stitchery, Textiles, Toys to Make | Permalink
Here's another wonderful art lesson from Deep Space Sparkle. Learn how to draw simple radial flowers and then bring them to life with watercolors.
09/22/2014 in 12+ years old, 6 - 12 years old, Art, Drawing & Illustration, Family, Group, Homeschooling, Paint | Permalink
Oh gosh, aren't these tea cups made from toilet paper rolls adorable?! Make a whole set with the instructions at Krokotak
09/22/2014 in 3 - 5 years old, 6 - 12 years old, Building/3 Dimensional, Crafts, Family, Free & Fun Crafts, Group, Party Ideas, Pretend Play, Recycled Crafts, Toys to Make | Permalink
Make It Your Own shows you how to use real leaves as patterns for this sweet fall felt brooch.
09/18/2014 in 12+ years old, 6 - 12 years old, Crafts, Family, Felt and Felting, Wearables | Permalink
Meri Cherry shares a fun twist on spin art by using it to paint rocks. I love the beautiful colors and designs and I know your kids will love it too!
09/18/2014 in 12+ years old, 18 mos to 2 years old, 3 - 5 years old, 6 - 12 years old, All Ages, Art, Crafts, Fall Crafts, Family, Free & Fun Crafts, Group, Nature Crafts | Permalink