Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Melted Crayon Art

I found this beautiful idea on Pinterest! I just joined and look forward to finding some wonderful ideas in my spare time. It looks like you can do this using a heat gun or blow dryer. You could also probably do this using crayon shavings. Perhaps the child could draw a picture on watercolor paper, carstock, vellum, or make a design on wax paper, and fill it with crayon shavings and then melt away! This looks so fun, I want to try it too!

What do you think?

Friday, August 26, 2011

Homeschool Co-op Post

Lacy over at Catholic Icing, has a great post on starting a home school co-op.
Check it out here: How to Start a Homeschool Co-op and Make it Thrive

I also wrote a post back in November of 10 on my experience at starting a Montessori homeschool co-op. Take a look: Starting a Montessori Co-op

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Sofia Cavalletti: Rest In Peace

Sofia Cavalletti, founder of the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd has died today in Rome. May God rest her soul. Sofia developed the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd religious formation program for children in 1954, inspired by the work of Maria Montessori.

Monday, August 22, 2011

Practical Life: Making the Bed

Jen, over at Wildflowers and Marbles shares a great tutorial of how you can make it easier for your little one's to make their bed! It's a great idea, check it out!:
Simple and Useful-Boxed Corners Sewn on a Childs Quilt