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In Like a Lion, Out Like a Lamb

March “comes in like a lion, out like a lamb, ” according to the popular proverb. The age old adage inspires this wonderful art activity for preschool and elementary children. This saying also provides a great opportunity for parents and teachers to integrate science into an art lesson.    We begin this art activity by discussing the meaning of, “March comes in like a lion, out like a lamb.” We talk about some characteristics of the weather in March and...

How to Dye Eggs Using Silk Ties

Spring is a fabulous time of the year to try new things. It’s also time for spring cleaning, whether you like it or not, including cleaning out your closet.   It’s time to transform those silk ties collecting dust into charming eggs with unique patterns.  I’ll show you how to combine a lot of my favorite things–repurposing, hollow eggs, making home decor, and happy surprises into some amazing art!   Repurposing Ties For this project, gather up any unused, gaudy,...