Greenville County Museum of Art

On one spontaneous morning, we decided to drive to Greenville, South Carolina and visit their Children's Museum. We didn't know much about Greenville at the time or how much we'd love it. (We're definitely going back!) Right next to the Children's Museum was the county's art museum, and it was open one hour later than … Continue reading Greenville County Museum of Art

Project-based Homeschooling: Sketching at the Botanical Garden

When my eight-year-old went to pottery class, I drove my five-year-old ten minutes down the road from the studio to the State Botanical Garden of Georgia, which is probably my favorite place on this earth (and I've been a lot of places). I used to go there 2-3 times a week when I first moved … Continue reading Project-based Homeschooling: Sketching at the Botanical Garden

Project-based Homeschooling: Pottery Class Update

I've written extensively about my eight-year-old's interest in working with clay and his pottery classes. I thought I would update you with some of his latest work from his pottery class this past fall. It was an eight-week class that was extended for an additional three weeks. He had a different instructor this time, which … Continue reading Project-based Homeschooling: Pottery Class Update

Project-based Homeschooling: Mama’s Sketchbook Habit

The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls. ~ Pablo Picasso Over a year ago, I bought a little sketchbook while I was browsing an art store with my boys. I knew that I wanted to use it myself, but I justified the purchase by allowing it to be … Continue reading Project-based Homeschooling: Mama’s Sketchbook Habit