Fall Globe

This fall globe is so pretty and super easy to make! I filmed this video to show how the glitter lays on the “tree” after the “leaves” fall. I also think the glare looks cool, almost like a fire. You can hear my son in the background, he was playing Xbox ๐Ÿ˜‚ It kind ofContinue reading “Fall Globe”

Stay Wild Flower Child

My Stay Wild Flower Child mixed media artwork is finished! I was tempted to add a sky. My daughter is a little disappointed that there isn’t ๐Ÿ˜„ I’m planning on making a similar style piece that has one ๐Ÿ™‚ I added some words and played around with the effects. I’m not sure which is myContinue reading “Stay Wild Flower Child”

Pressed Flowers

All living things eventually die “Mom, I don’t want this flower’s petals to fall off and die, how can we save it?” I told my daughter that we can’t keep it alive, but there is a way to keep its petals from falling off and keep it forever. “Let’s do it, this one’s about toContinue reading “Pressed Flowers”

Jewelweed

This plant is often called Touch-me-not because of its exploding seed pods. I prefer the name Jewelweed The plant below is what I think of when I hear Touch-me-not. How cool!? Why the name Jewelweed? It looks shiny and silvery underwater, like a jewel. What is Jewelweed good for? Poison Ivy I don’t get it,Continue reading “Jewelweed”

Tie-dyed Daisies

Exploring nature and doing experiments are fun ways to keep kids occupied over summer break. This activity is a bit of both! ๐Ÿ™‚ We started off by searching the yard for some daisies We saw a cute little inchworm on one of them We cut the stem on a slant right before we put itContinue reading “Tie-dyed Daisies”

Hostas

Hostas are also often called Plantain Lilies. They are a symbol of devotion. The entire plant is edible to humans, but toxic to cats, dogs and horses. They are part of the asparagaceae family so, not surprisingly, their shoots taste similar to asparagus. Actually, they may contain more minerals than asparagus and other well knownContinue reading “Hostas”

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