While it might have felt like winter was never going to end, spring has finally arrived and summer will be here before we know it. Now that the weather is nicer it's time to start planning outdoor activities for the kids! Here are 15 fun outdoor activities for your classroom or camp group to enjoy. #1: Tie Dye Today's tie dye kits don't require boiling water or expensive dies. The options are … [Read more...] about 15 Outdoor Activities for Your Camp or Classroom
Make this year's summer camp the best one ever! Here are ten fun summer camp themes that are sure to be a hit with campers. Each theme includes a suggested project idea to help you start your planning. 10 Fun Summer Camp Themes for Kids: #1: STEAM Theme STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math) curriculums are all the rage in education, so why not bring the concept to camp? … [Read more...] about 10 Fun & Crafty Summer Camp Themes
Have you caught on to the paint pouring craze yet? This technique is a fun and easy way to create beautiful and unique art. You will be amazed at how addicting the process is! Here is everything you need to know to get started with paint pouring. Follow along for tips and tricks with my paint pouring tutorial. What is Paint Pouring? Paint pouring is when you mix acrylic paints with pouring … [Read more...] about Paint Pouring 101
If you have spent any amount of time on Instagram lately, you've probably noticed this trend: macramé is back and it is hot. This isn't your grandma's macramé. The new-to-many art of weaving has returned with a cleaner, more natural look. The brightly colored wall hangings have been replaced with sleek macramé planters, modern wall decor, and stylish jewelry. Here's a quick look at macramé history … [Read more...] about Breakout Design Trend 2019: Mac is Back
Education is full of lots of acronyms, and one of the most buzzed about abbreviations being used in the last few years is STEAM. That's not a typo! Most everyone is familiar with STEM by now, but STEAM is...uh...catching steam. What do all these letters mean and what what is the difference between STEM and STEAM? Let's find out. What Is the Difference Between STEM and STEAM? STEM is an … [Read more...] about What’s the Difference Between STEM and STEAM?
What is a Galentine's Day Party and what are ideas for celebrating it? Galentine's Day has been identified as a top consumer design trend of the moment and we're super excited to investigate it a little more. If you ever watched the hit television show Parks and Recreation, you probably have wished at some point that the lead character Leslie was your BFF. Leslie Knope, played by the actress … [Read more...] about Breakout Design Trend 2019: Galentine’s Day