These are Sprite’s two entries in the February 2011 Art for Homeschool Contest. There are some great pieces entered besides Sprite’s. Please go over and vote (by Feb. 14th) in the People’s Choice award. And be sure to subscribe to that blog so you will know about the next contest deadline.
Recently I discovered Planet Perplex. This is an intriguing site full of visual trickery — ambiguous images, optical illusions, impossible images, and more. (WARNING: there are some yucky images that may offend you or a sensitive child, so be careful!! There is a skull on the index page. This site is not for kids. But […]
We are enjoying studying the Vikings although we do wish they weren’t quite so mean. (Really now! Attacking monasteries! Have some decency!) We are relieved that eventually they settled down after accepting Christianity. Here is DD posing in her Viking outfit and holding her drinking horn. The idea and directions come from the book she’s […]
I turned by back to work on something at my desk as DD worked out a difficult math problem with her number blocks. When I turned around to check on her, she had used the blocks to make an outline of a horse on her book! “This is math, DD, not art!” I told her. […]