Entries by Lina

A Celebration of Artful Memories!

Thank you to everyone who entered The Artful Parent book giveaway! Congratulation to Kristal, our giveaway winner! When I asked you to leave a comment sharing your favourite childhood artful moment I didn’t realize what a great collection of inspiring stories I would hear. I loved reading each and every one of your artful experiences! I […]

The Artful Parent Book Giveaway!

I’m so excited to share that I have a copy of the yet to be released book: The Artful Parent: Simple Ways to Fill Your Family’s Life with Art & Creativity to give away to one lucky reader! I received 2 copies in the mail – one to keep and one to give – and […]

What would you do… Part 2

Today’s Super Soul Sunday’s Big Question: “What would you do if you knew you wouldn’t fail?” is a timely follow up to my post last week where I left off asking “What would you do if you weren’t afraid?” Oprah interviews Brené Brown, research professor who has “spent the last ten years studying vulnerability, courage, shame, […]

Field Trip : Hamilton Children’s Museum

Inspired by the Children’s Creativity Museum in San Francisco, we decided to check out our local Children’s Museum! Totally on a different scale and calibre but overall I’d have to say that our outing was successful. The kids were engaged… They observed… They collaborated… They created… And they practiced critical thinking… My take away from […]

Video: The Importance of Creativity

The Importance of Creativity is a video that speaks to my passion for nurturing creativity in children: Our children need key 21st century skills like the four C’s of COMMUNICATION, COLLABORATION, CREATIVITY and CRITICAL THINKING. Oh how I wish there was a Children’s Creativity Museum close to me like this museum that’s in San Francisco! Truly […]

Play Dough Creations!

If you make it they will come. And who knows what they will make out of it!? The “it” in this case is play dough and “they” are children! Play dough is fun. It’s easy. It’s open ended. It’s for all ages. It’s therapeutic. It exercises the imagination. It practices fine motor skills. It feels […]