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What If Wednesday: Art Supply Play

It’s been a while….
In January I decided to change The Short List Creative Play category to Art Supply Play. I wanted to use up some of my art supply stash, especially those things that have a shelf life. 269 more words

Short List

A Bird Of A Different Color

I wanted to mix things up for today’s Weird Bird Wednesday.  So I created a few mixaphors for my bird using scissors to creatively carve its shape. 43 more words

Make It Personal

Reigning in some creative energy, it is overflowing on this warm grey day… It definitely doesn’t feel like winter here in Alabama. I decided to complete another sketchbook makeover.   124 more words

Art As Life

Pajama Party!

March 11, 2017 from 10-12 come in your slippers and Pj’s to play! We will have story tellers, magician Sam Siminoe, and a astronomy exhibit.


Back at it again! The past  year and a half has been consumed with infants and pregnancy, new jobs, and moving…. My daughter is now 10 months old and we have a baby boy due in April. 163 more words

Keri Smith Adventures

Four Square Ball

I remember this game from elementary school – Four Square.  It was a simple game played with a rubber ball and 4 players in 4 quadrants.  67 more words

Make Your Own Play Dough!

If like our boys, your children love to play with Playdoh you will know just how expensive it can get to replace the colours when the kids either mix the colours, embed the Playdoh into the carpet, or the favourite one in our house, leave the lid off and for it to go dry. 258 more words