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DIY Shadow Puppets

A couple weeks ago our family went camping, which is a really big deal, because we are NOT campers!  Two of our kids attend a school where they have a Fall Campout each year so we committed to staying one night…and although my husband and I both agree that we are more “glampers,” than campers, we ended up having a ton of fun and our kids loved the whole experience.   293 more words


Creative Connections Update

From our application for funding:
“Creative Connections builds social integration by bringing together people from different backgrounds, sharing of activities helps to reduce feelings of rural isolation and provides a social opportunity. 1,211 more words

Working Creatively In Groups

Encourage Creative Play by Making Illustrations

     As much as I hate to admit it, my stepson has too much screen time. Whether it’s TV, his iPad, or one of our phones, we started to notice he was becoming addicted to the screen! 464 more words

Art Activity

Back To The Drawing Board...

Last week, I had counted my chickens before they hatched… or put the cart before the horse!  (I had expected the results before they had actually occurred!)  Sigh… 91 more words

What is a Handala

and when might you need one?


Definition: 114 more words

Creative Play

The Power of Play: We Need It Now

When I look back at the times I’ve written about play (for example here, and here), it seems I come back to that theme when life gets hard. 169 more words

Creativity And Culture