Teaching Art Appreciation without a Curriculum

How to Teach Art Appreciation without a Curriculum

If you’re like me and have never considered yourself to be terribly artsy, the thought of teaching art appreciation seems downright intimidating.  It’s tempting to think the most logical choices seem to be to outsource art appreciation and leave it to the professionals or spend tons of money and time[Read more]

Using Amazon’s Creative Galaxy for Preschool Art

Modern technology makes it easier than ever to put TV time to work in our homeschool.  Our latest experience with that has been through streaming Amazon’s Creative Galaxy. (This post contains affiliate links; see disclosure for details.) We’ve loved our experience with Amazon Prime ever since we became members, but our experience[Read more]

DIY Canvas Art (+ A Sweet Giveaway!)

DIY Canvas Art (Plus an awesome Canvas Factory Giveaway)

I’ve always enjoyed the idea of art, but I’ve never felt like I could actually create my own.  Until recently, that is.  Despite the fact that I used to believe that art was something that was only for “real artists,” I’ve been jumping in and creating anyway. That’s left me[Read more]

How to Use a 3D Pen for Homeschool

How to Use a 3D Pen for Homeschool

My kids loves art and I try to work that into our homeschool plans whenever possible.  Usually that comes in the form of illustrating our history lessons or read-alouds, but I’m always looking for new ways to incorporate art into our subjects. (I received this product for free and was compensated for my time. All[Read more]

The Best of 2015 ~ Your Favorite Posts

Life at the Table Best of 2015 - Reader Favorites

I can hardly believe this little blog of mine is a year old now!  I’m still growing and learning all I can about the world of blogging — part of that involves running numbers and seeing what kinds of posts connected with you the most this year. (This post contains affiliate[Read more]