Simple Seasons Curriculum

We are very excited to announce that Puddles and Ponds, our summer unit for our Simple Seasons Homeschool Companion guides, is now available in the new magazine style format! Updating these units that I used when my kids were little has been a labor of love… and a long timeRead More →

  Hark the Herald Angels sing. Glory to the newborn king. Make a single angel or a Heavenly Host. Have them visit Baby Jesus at our Advent Nativity which can be found HERE or add a string and hang them as Christmas ornaments. Materials: 3 1/2″ angel body for largeRead More →

Here is a lovely and easy to make Wool Roving Dragonfly for our updated Puddles and Ponds unit. All you need are twigs and roving and a little knowledge about dragonflies. Make sure to add just wisps of colored roving to give the wings an iridescent look. MATERIALS: wool roving smallRead More →

As part of our updated Puddles and Ponds summer unit, we made these mini rain sticks using recycled materials. For this project we wanted to come up with a kid-friendly way of making a rain stick that did not involve hammering nails or poking sharp objects into the tube. WeRead More →

Before beginning this project make sure you check out some real turtles. If you are lucky enough to spy one on a nature walk, make sure to get a photo if the wee creature is willing to stand still long enough. If you don’t happen upon a turtle share books aboutRead More →

The last project I needed to finish up, for the updated Spring Bs homeschool unit, were these super easy to make sock bunnies. I completed them two different ways for different age/skill levels. The tall blue bunny was completed without any sewing, whereas the smaller polk-a-dot bunny does require a needle andRead More →

Although not quite as lovely smelling as the real thing, these beeswax modeled rose buds do have a sweet smell all their own. We have scheduled working with modeling beeswax as one of our projects in  the Spring Bs Homeschool Companion unit. To completed this project you will need a set ofRead More →

One of the projects in our Coming Soon updated Spring Bs unit is this super easy to make Wooden Beaded Caterpillar. If you are following the current online curriculum, the Wooden Bead Caterpillar would take the place of the Butterfly Life Cycle Collage scheduled in week eleven. It makes aRead More →

This morning I am sharing one of the projects from our Spring Bs Homeschool Companion unit, Bean Mosaic Artwork. Be sure to stop by tomorrow for an update on the new Simple Seasons Second Edition Homeschool Companion guides. WARNING: It has been brought to our attention that uncooked red kidney beansRead More →

One of the projects in our Spring Bs homeschool unit is to make colorful coffee filter butterflies. Whether you are following are unit or not, your young crafters will enjoy playing with colors while dying the coffee filter butterfly wings. You can make just a couple of coffee filter butterfliesRead More →

One of the projects in our Winter Wonderland unit is to create tin can lanterns. My kids loved this project when they were little, Bug especially enjoyed hammering holes all over his can. Unfortunately we did it before I was consistently blogging. It is a project that I just don’tRead More →

Here is a perfect project for a snow day. It is a simple sewing project that your kids can help make. In our Winter Wonderland unit we included basic directions for making super simple fleece mittens. It has always been my intent to do a more in depth tutorial. TodayRead More →

Forgive me Madonna for hijacking your song but… “You know that we are living in a digital world, and I am a digital girl.” Obviously, I spend a hefty chunk of each day using digital devices. Running our Wee Folk Art blog and Facebook page, means I’m at my computer aRead More →