Art and Botany ~ Arte y botánica Bouquet of Paper Flowers ~ Ramo de flores de papel By Connie Goldin, LMFT A Photo Essay ~ Un ensayo fotográfico Read and Learn ~ Lean y aprendan Lola Plants a Garden Las semillas mágicas
Art and Botany ~ Arte y botánica Pastel Prints ~ Las impresiones en colores pastel By Connie Goldin, LMFT Instructions Pick or buy a camellia. Cut the stem close to the blossom. Get washable kids’ paint and brushes. Paint on colors on the flower. Use the painted flower as a … Continue reading »
Art and Botany ~ Arte y botánica Beautiful Blossoms ~ Flores fabulosas By Connie Goldin, LMFT This spring, we are bringing flowers to families. Our art projects are all about flowers–paper flowers, painting with real flowers, and creating blossoms from whatever we can think of. We think the kids and families will have … Continue reading »
New Foods, New Words! By Connie Goldin, LMFT Summer is the perfect time to visit a Farmers Market, fruit stand, or organic market. Children can learn new words looking at the fresh fruit, vegetables and fresh flowers, and by hopefully sampling a few! Recently I visited a famous Farmers Market in San Diego … Continue reading »
Exploring Flowers through Art By Connie Goldin, LMFT Beautiful Flowers ~ Safe Flowers It seems funny to use the expression “safe flowers.” We love to encourage children to smell, touch, and to even pick flowers. For many of us living in warm Southern California, often beautiful flowers in our gardens, homes and neighborhoods are … Continue reading »
Here are ten safe flower favorites that you can enjoy in bouquets in your home and plant in your garden.
Beautiful Sensory Experiences Every day we encounter sensory input. Some of it is beautiful and enhances our life. This project introduces new sights, smells and fragrances, and tastes to kids. Mom to Madre has done this with older kids to help them find beauty in the world they live in. Explore Fruit: Tangy Citrus Fruits … Continue reading »