13 11, 2018
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Making Connections with Hands-on Projects!

2018-11-13T22:59:17+00:00November 13th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Why go to all of the trouble to do hands-on projects with your children?  We’re going to explore a few reasons, and zero in on one of the most important reasons of all- making connections with hands-on projects! Hands-on Can Be Difficult In our perfect world of homeschooling, we all dream of having that

30 10, 2018

Welcome to TakeTime for Art’s The Middle Ages!

2018-10-30T16:53:23+00:00October 30th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Studying the Middle Ages and looking for a great integrated art program?  Maybe your child is simply interested in all things about knights, and you would like to round out his or her knowledge.  Or perhaps your co-op needs a great art unit for next semester, or your family is looking for activities to do

20 12, 2017
  • Sargis Babyan, Jonah

Justifying Jonah, The Ultimate Christmas Story

2017-12-20T17:42:37+00:00December 20th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

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

1 11, 2017
  • The Swine Driven into the Sea by Tissot Life choices and artwork with biblical themes

Preferring Pigs in Life Choices

2017-11-01T18:32:51+00:00November 1st, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

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

17 10, 2017
  • Hands-on art with Take Time for Art

Making Hands-on a Priority in Your Homeschool

2017-10-17T13:47:18+00:00October 17th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

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

26 09, 2017

The Surprising Visuals in Your Head and Reading Comprehension

2017-09-26T23:44:14+00:00September 26th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |

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

27 06, 2017

6 Reasons Not to Include Hands-on Learning in Your Homeschool Day

2017-06-27T16:57:40+00:00June 27th, 2017|Categories: Hands-on Learning|

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

16 06, 2017

Use One of the Best Art Curriculums for Homeschoolers

2017-06-18T14:20:48+00:00June 16th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

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. 

17 02, 2017

The Benefits of Hands-on Learning

2017-02-17T23:09:09+00:00February 17th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

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