Flowers and Books ~ Libros y flores

Flowers and Books ~ Libros y flores

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

Painting Camellias ~ Pintando Camelias

Painting Camellias ~ Pintando Camelias

  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 »

Spring Art ~ Arte de primavera

Spring Art ~ Arte de primavera

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 »

Farmers Markets & More!

Farmers Markets & More!

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 »

Flower Art

Flower Art

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 »

For Kids–Sight ~ Smell ~ Taste

For Kids–Sight ~ Smell ~ Taste

 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 »