Category Archives: Activities for Children

Encouraging Creativity at the County Fair

My grandchildren spent the first week in June competing in the Grimes County Fair. This is an annual event. Not only do children bring their show animals to the fair, they also are given the chance to bring other types … Continue reading

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2012 Art Contest for High School and College Students

I got an email the other day about the Creative Outlook Magazine Cover Contest. The contest is open to high school and college students in the United States. You submit your entry online and viewers get to vote for the … Continue reading

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Congressional Art Competition

My students have been working for the past two weeks on art work for the Congressional Art Competition. The theme of the contest this year is “Honoring America’s Brave Military Men and Women”.  I gave the students nine full days … Continue reading

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A Creative Experiment During the Easter Holiday

What creative projects did you do with your family this Easter? I hope some of you took some time to do something fun. I bet many of you dyed Easter eggs. That is always a fun project to do with … Continue reading

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The Exquisite Corpse

“The exquisite corpse shall drink the new wine.” Some of you may be thinking, “What in the world is this woman talking about?” Sounds strange, doesn’t it? Apparently I don’t get around much because the exquisite corpse is something that … Continue reading

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