Painting Terracotta Pots: Make a Windowsill Herb Garden

Painting Terracotta Pots: Make a Windowsill Herb Garden

If your family is anything like mine, your arts and crafts projects tend to be messy and fun, but not often particularly useful. While we love art for art’s sake, how good is a project that will get daily use...
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Rainy Day Nature Painting (And Puddle Walk!)

Rainy Day Nature Painting (And Puddle Walk!)

  After watching it rain for the better part of the morning (better part of the week, if we’re honest!), I decided it was time for the mini-Artsplorer and I to buck up and embrace the weather. We tossed on...
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Make It With Kids: Christmas Bauble Wreath

Make It With Kids: Christmas Bauble Wreath

I love an easy-peasy craft, and with school holidays upon us, I know many of us will be looking for constructive ways to fill the days! Natalie Panzarino shares this adorable Christmas bauble wreath that she made with her 3...
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Beyond the Chocolate: Give a Book Advent Calendar

Beyond the Chocolate: Give a Book Advent Calendar

Love the idea of doing an advent calendar for your kids, but pretty sure that they get enough chocolate in the days before Christmas, without an extra daily dose? Visual Arts and English teacher Natalie Panzarino shares how she makes...
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It’s a Music Themed Birthday Party!

It’s a Music Themed Birthday Party!

When the mini-Artsplorer turned 2, I wanted to host a small birthday party at home that would be colourful and charming, without making me work too hard. I decided on a music themed party, and I still think it’s the perfect...
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A Colourful Mini Matisse Activity

A Colourful Mini Matisse Activity

Shannon Wong-Nizic is the ringleader behind bright and ever-cheerful Oh Creative Day blog. I’m so delighted that she’s sharing one her projects with Artsplorers – a Matisse inspired paper cutting craft activity that can be adapted for even t...
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