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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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Mother’s Day and Creativity

I had such a nice Mother’s Day/Birthday celebration on Sunday. I spent the afternoon with my children and grandchildren at my son and daughter-in-law’s home. The last few years I have been away so being in town with the family … Continue reading

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Improving Your Child’s Drawing Skills

When I taught Art in public school I spent the first six weeks of class time teaching drawing skills.  We practiced our drawing skills almost every day.  Since I love to draw, this first six weeks was always a pleasure … Continue reading

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Fun Art Activities for Children

As an art teacher and grandmother I am always looking for fun art activities for children.  Sometimes it really helps to see what other people are doing.  Sometimes a new activity can spawn more ideas for a different approach in … Continue reading

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Twenty Ways to Encourage Creativity in Children

A few years ago I was in an art supply store picking up a few things. As I shopped, a mother and her son came in and began looking at the supplies. From what I could tell, the boy had … Continue reading

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