Get hands-on with art, history, and more!
We all know the value of teaching history, and study after study has shown that art education is good for kids’ overall learning, but we never seem to get the time and materials for those projects.
Listen in as Penny Mayes (Take Time for Art) and I discuss why it’s so important to take time for those hands-on experiences! Not only will you create cherished homeschool memories, but your kids will make learning connections in reasoning, logic and problem-solving!
We had a great time discussing everything from catapults to coloring pages! We hope you enjoy and learn along with us!
**NOTE: During the conversation, Penny and I chat about using her art packs for high school credit. We mistakenly say there are 15 hours involved, but actually each art pack is about 30 hours of work, which is generally equivalent to .25 high school elective credit.
- Check out the Take Time for Art website for information on all the activity packs and lessons!
- Follow Take Time for Art on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, and Twitter.
- Get the podcast episode about Minimalist Homeschooling.
- Join our Triangle Homeschool Resource Village support group for book studies and monthly discussion topics, including live access to podcast recording sessions.
- View “The Conversion of St. Paul” (1600) by Caravaggio.
- See how The Organized Homeschooler created an Animal Cell Cake for a tasty and fun hands-on science lesson.
- Read Brian Jacques’s Redwall with your kids, and then enjoy some nutty snacks while you build catapults!
- Have a student who is excited about building, but not ready for all the algebra of Geometry? Try the Key to Geometry workbooks for a figure-based foundation in this advanced math.
UPDATE: Take Time for Art has provided us with their download for how to integrate the art packs into popular history curriculums! Enter your email below for immediate access!
Music from https://filmmusic.io
“Feelin Good” by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)
License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
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