One of the most important things we can teach our kids is kindness. Kindness can be shown by small, spontaneous gestures that are thoughtful, helpful, and caring - done without expectation of anything in return. Acts of kindness are simple to do, yet it's easy to miss the opportunities to show kindness that are all around us, if we're not looking for them. Kids … [Read more...]
How Full Is Your Bucket?
The books that inspired this lesson have nothing to do with art, and the illustrations were not what attracted me! What I LOVE about these books is their message. And what better way to drive home a great message than with a fun art lesson??! Inspired by a bullying episode at my school, I saw this idea as a way to make a difference, so I had to try it. I figured if even one … [Read more...]