You’ve probably heard of the story of Jonah who famously got swallowed by a big fish, stayed in the fish’s belly for three days, and was ultimately vomited up by the fish on a beach. Apparently humans don’t digest well. What does this have to do with Christmas? Everything! It all started when Jonah was
It’s been such a pleasure here at Take Time for Art to tell the story of history through art history and then create hands-on art projects for children to create. I love it! But an unexpected treat has been discovering all the wonderful artwork based on Biblical themes and life choices. I now find
Why Hands-on? Why should you as homeschoolers take the time for hands-on, take the time for creativity, and take time for art? Read on! Ansel Adams said this, “In my mind’s eye, I visualize how a particular… sight and feeling will appear on a print. If it excites me, there is a good chance it
Would you like to increase your child’s reading comprehension, increase their creativity, and set them on the course to become an independent learner? And to top it all off, would you like to have fun in the process? Read on! Imagine reading a story about the Trojan Horse of Ancient
The Surprise of Visuals It happened during my creation of Ancient Rome for Take Time for Art. For those of you who don’t know, I create videos that tell the story of history and art history through art history visuals, maps, photographs, and illustrations with music and voice overs. Then based on the art history
Are hands-on learning projects really worth the time and bother they bring to your homeschool day? Read on and find out. Here are six reasons not to include hands-on learning in your homeschool day. 1. The Mess of Hands-on Learning! Let’s face it. Hands-on Learning is Messy! You are the type of person that
At Take Time for Art, we create one of the best art curriculums for homeschoolers because we link it with history. That means that we tell the story of history using great iconic art images that you want your children to remember as well as art images that are lesser known but really interesting.
Do you ever feel guilty when you allow your kids to take a break in your homeschool day from workbooks to make an art project or doodle? Feel guilty no more! Hands-on activities and hands-on learning are a great benefit to your children, and here’s why. Hands-on Instruction Promotes Critical Thinking Skills Critical thinking
Homeschool Art and Your Day You know the scenario. You’re in the middle of studying a history unit and homeschool art is missing. Oh, you’ve done the read-aloud books, and they were very good. In fact when you put one book down to change the baby’s diaper, the oldest child picked it
The ancient Egyptians were a fascinating people! Take a trip with us back in time to ancient Egypt through our streaming video curriculum and learn about them through their art and architecture. Along the way we’ll make some great art projects based on the art of their ancient tombs.