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Moving!

This blog and all its current content can now be found at amyhoodarts.com–I hope you’ll follow me there as well. All future posts, including the {Art Together} series, will be posted at the new site. Thanks for your past and … Continue reading

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The Truth of the Matter

The truth of the matter is that so much good is going on around here, not just with project-based learning but with karate, our co-op, and homeschooling in general, but I can’t get out from under myself to post about … Continue reading

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Hiatus

When I began this blog in the autumn of 2010, we had a newish art/craft area that I felt wasn’t getting used. I wanted to make it a priority for my kids and I to make time for art-making together, … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day

At the end of a trying day not too long ago, I sighed and said to my oldest, “You’re going to grow up and talk to your friends about your childhood and say, ‘You mean your mother didn’t yell?’” He … Continue reading

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Hurrah For Poetry!

I’m over at Kidoinfo today, waxing, well, poetic about National Poetry Month. Do you have a favorite poem or poet? Go share!

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Celebrate the Caterpillar

I’m in the “another” portion of “one sick child after another,” so there hasn’t been much going on in the studio lately. But besides being the first day of Spring, Sunday is also the Third Annual Very Hungry Caterpillar Day, … Continue reading

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What if Culture Stopped?

From http://www.culturestops.org: On Thursday, March 10th, 2011, Culture Stops! will ask you to imagine a world where writers put down their pens and artists put down their paints. Where architects stop designing our cities and poets, dancers and sculptors stop … Continue reading

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Psst…

My more crafty side is over at Kidoinfo today, sharing a tutorial suitable for adults and older kids: DIY Project: Bottle Cap Magnets. Check it out!

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Break!

My big kids are on break this week, so I am, too. I’ll be back next week with details, but here’s a peek into some of what we’ve been doing so far.

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Happy 2011!

Notes: Until I corrected him, my oldest called them “New Year’s Revolutions” instead of “Resolutions,” but I think Revolutions might just be a better term anyway. And Miss Rumphius is tasked to make the world a more beautiful place. If … Continue reading

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