9 10, 2017
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Reading Comprehension+Independent Learning+Fun

2019-03-15T18:31:11-05:00Categories: Uncategorized|

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 Greece, but you’ve

26 09, 2017

The Surprising Visuals in Your Head and Reading Comprehension

2017-09-26T23:44:14-05:00Categories: 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
  • Hands-on art with Take Time for Art

6 Reasons Not to Include Hands-on in Your Homeschool

2019-05-10T19:13:42-05:00Categories: Hands-on Learning|

Are hands-on learning projects in your homeschool 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

16 06, 2017

Use One of the Best Art Curriculums for Homeschoolers

2017-06-18T14:20:48-05:00Categories: 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

2017-02-17T23:09:09-05:00Categories: 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

25 10, 2016

Making Hands-on Homeschool Art Easy

2017-02-11T13:35:29-05:00Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , |

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

22 08, 2016
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Ancient Egyptians

2016-10-24T19:38:49-05:00Categories: Uncategorized|

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.

22 08, 2016

NCHE Conference News

2019-03-13T16:45:33-05:00Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |

Great day at the NCHE Homeschool conference! Thanks to all who stopped by and looked at our art curriculum. Thanks also to our new customers! We received lots of encouraging words from many lovely people today. Thank you for visiting our booth and confirming our venture!

22 08, 2016

Why I started Take Time for Art

2016-10-24T19:38:49-05:00Categories: Uncategorized|

Most entrepreneurs will agree that starting a business is not easy.  So why would I learn to make movies and go through all the pain of starting a business around educational art videos?  In a word, passion.  Helping homeschoolers integrate history with art history and hands-on art projects is a passion. I remember those