Art

Cheap Art Prints

7GRD

“Child Sized Masterpieces” are little.  I was wondering when this would come up.  In 7GRD, it’s finally mentioned.  There are two recommendations that year.  Get Art Memo.  Get some bigger prints from National Gallery.  I took my art budget and went a slightly different direction.  I got bigger prints…really cheap.   I got them at calendars.com.  […]

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A Peek Inside: Drawing Textbook (and Draw Squad)

4GRD

  This is a slim little book about drawing literacy.  I love the idea.  I love that people should be able to communicate reasonably well in images.  As you can see below, it’s not elaborate art.  Also note, however, that it’s not elaborate INSTRUCTIONS either.  Many families have found this challenging.   Luckily, there’s an […]

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15-Cent Card Folders

1GRD

It’s school season, so don’t forget to take advantage of the 15-cent folders at Walmart!  I made tons of folders for all my Montessori cards.  Look how nice and organized they are!  Use a normal two-pocket, brad-less folders.  Cut it down to a 6×8.  Put staples in the sides.  Two each.  For this particular folder, […]

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A Peek Inside “Mommy It’s a Renoir”

Art

Mommy It’s a Renoir is a Montessori art curriculum that Mother of Divine Grace CLASSICAL school uses in their syllabi (k-4).  The first step is matching.  (Shown below) The following steps include matching styles of certain artists (shown above), learning their names, and identifying what school of art you’re looking at. Each book is a […]

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