Art Blast! Fun Lessons for Kids and Aliens #9

Make Art with Stuff   True or False: You need expensive art materials to make art? And the answer is: FALSE. False, False, FALSE! Art doesn’t come from having fancy paints (though fancy paint is nice). Art is born when you put your creative mind (your imagination) to work (effort). I bet you can create… Read more »

Art Blast! Fun Lessons for Kids and Aliens #8

Weave Off!   Last week, you learned how to weave on to a cardboard loom. Now, if you wove to the end, it’s time to take your weaving off the loom. Weave on, weave off, weave on, weave off, wax on, wax off (huh?). Have no fear, even Mini-Beep, who’s all tangled up, can do this… Read more »

Art Blast! Fun Lessons for Kids and Aliens #7

Your Secret Underground World   Quick, if you could dig straight down underground, name ten things you might find.   I’ll start: soil, clay, water, worms, pipes, rocks, moles, my lost socks (sorry, Beep, I thought you had eaten them), caverns and the Earth’s core (that one starts about 1,800 miles beneath all of us!)… Read more »

Art Blast! Fun Lessons for Kids and Aliens #6

Weave On!   When Beep is stressed or bored, he can spend hours weaving! (He can also spend hours eating, but that’s another story.) By weaving you can make cloth (or little blankets for Mini-Beep!)   If you want to weave, you’re going to need a few things: Yarn (don’t pull apart your mother’s sweater… Read more »

Art Blast! Fun Lessons for Kids and Aliens #5

Designing the Coolest Shoes Ever   I told Beep our next art lesson is designing the coolest shoes ever, and he said, “Yay! What are shoes?” I gave him a pair to try out, but he and Mini-Beep are still getting the hang of it.   You know what shoes are though. And you probably… Read more »