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 Shanna Clark is a Jesus lover, ring bearer, kid counter, forehead kisser, one eye brow raised lay-down-the-law giver, and joy seeker. She is a blogger at It’s A Wonderful MomLife where she writes about motherhood, marriage, and faith. She is married to Chad and they have five boys and five girls, ages 2-16. 

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Project Masterpiece: Mary Cassatt

It's always been a goal of mine to make art a priority in our homeschool, but I've struggled to find a curriculum that worked well for our family. I wanted an art program that would teach my students to: Study great artists Study and recognize famous pieces of art...

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Japanese Printmaking: Easy Art Project for Kids

I love it when our studies cause more than one school subject to meet each other. This year we have been intentional about studying both art history and geography in depth. It just so happened that as we were going through our six week Project Masterpiece study of...

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Silhouettes, Fancy Hats, and Mary Cassatt

At the beginning of the school year, I decided to make art study and art history a priority in our homeschool. We started with a six week unit study on one of my favorite artists, Mary Cassatt. Silhouettes, Fancy Hats, & Mary Cassatt As I was scrolling through...

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Teaching Kids to Draw like Mary Cassatt

We've been working through our six-week unit study on Mary Cassatt and I wanted to create a simple art project that would inspire my kids to draw like our artist and be exposed to a new art medium. **This post does contain affiliate links. Feel free to read...

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Teach Your Kids to Paint Like the Impressionists

The kids and I have been studying Mary Cassatt in our Art History studies this year. Cassatt was heavily influenced by by the Impressionism movement, so I thought it would be fun for the kids and I to try out a painting project in the style ourselves! **This post does...

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Picture Study: Art Appreciation for Kids

I've always wanted my kids to have an appreciation for great art. I've wanted them to be able to recognize well-known paintings and have a general knowledge of the life of the artists who created them. And to be honest, I've always wanted this for myself as well....

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Project Masterpiece

It's always been a goal of mine to make art a priority in our homeschool. I co-owned a business painting wall murals in my early twenties and  taught art for a couple years before becoming a full-time homeschool mom. Sadly though, art has often taken a back seat in...

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5 Reasons I Made This Language Arts Switch

In twelve years of being a homeschool mom, I've taught seven of my kids to read. (I've got three more to go!) I've tried a multitude of homeschool curriculum both as a mom and as part of a homeschool parent review team. I know what type of curriculum sort of works for...

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Create Your Own Kid’s Summer Read-A-Thon!

     If you are a parent of a school age child, I think you will agree that there are joys and sorrows associated with summer vacation. It seems to be that one of my greatest summer stresses is that about 3-4 weeks in, I become quite certain that all my kid's brains...

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