Science Concepts ~ Conceptos de la ciencia

Science Concepts ~ Conceptos de la ciencia

Wonder Works Wonders! ¡El asombro hace maravillas! Learning through Nature ~ Aprendizaje a través de la naturaleza   By Connie Goldin, LMFT   Nature Art for Kids ~ El arte de la naturaleza para niños Source for Toddler Turtle Craft Inspiration for Squirrel Craft   Mom to Madre is proud to have presented a hour-long … Continue reading »

Apples & Okra ~ Manzanas y okra

Apples & Okra ~ Manzanas y okra

Apples ~ Manzanas Books and Art ~ Libros y arte By Connie Goldin, LMFT   In the fall, apples are in abundance in all the stores and there are many different colors and sizes, fragrances and tastes. One of the nonfiction books we read states: “More than 8,000 varieties of apples exist and more than … Continue reading »

Fall Art ~ Arte del otoño

Fall Art ~ Arte del otoño

Family Literacy Parties ~ Fiestas de alfabetismo de familias Chat, Read and Paint ~ Charlar, leer y pintar   Enjoy the art of family members of multiple ages from our Family Literacy Parties this fall. ~ Disfrute del arte de los miembros de familias de las edades diferentes de nuestros Family Literacy Parties de este … Continue reading »

Humanitarian Spiders

Humanitarian Spiders

Charlotte and Sophie Two Swell Spiders   By Connie Goldin, LMFT October in San Diego hails the arrival of huge garden spiders, so I was inspired to try to create some “spider web art” for children. Get out the white, uncoated paper plates, pens, a ruler, markers, pastels, and nontoxic washable paint, and try making … Continue reading »

Boats ~ Barcos

Boats ~ Barcos

Boats, Sails, & More ~ Barcos, velas y más Potato Printmaking ~ Imprimir con una patata By Connie Goldin, LMFT     Boats float! by George Ella Lyon and son, Benn Lyon, is a beautiful book about ships and boats of all sizes and shapes. The text is a rhyming poem that children will love. … Continue reading »

Veggie Art

Veggie Art

Painting with Vegetables Potato, Pepper, and Produce Printmaking By Connie Goldin, LMFT We are bringing produce and paint to our multi-age “Family Literacy Parties” this month. Vegetable print-making is a fun art project when you have some “ready to toss” veggies in your refrigerator. Bell peppers are fantastic “stamps” when dipped in paint. Different sizes … Continue reading »

Parenting ~ Crianza de los hijos

Parenting ~ Crianza de los hijos

Four Essential Elements of Parenting COMPASSION, COMMITMENT, COMMUNICATION, CONSISTENCY Compassion for our babies and children develops love, bonding, nurturing, empathy, and the desire to protect them from harm. Our little ones give us joy. We commit to them in good times and bad, from birth to adulthood. We put our children’s needs first by providing … Continue reading »

Easy Art ~ Arte fácil

Easy Art ~ Arte fácil

Create Art with Household Items ~ Cree arte con cosas de la casa   By Connie Goldin, LMFT   Salt and Chalk Art ~ Arte del sal y gis   With very simple supplies, you and your children can have lots of fun creating interesting art projects. The materials for these two craft projects include: … Continue reading »