March is Clay & Ceramics Month!

March 5, 2014
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I’m really enjoying our monthly materials series here on Babble Dabble Do because it gives me an excuse to explore materials I don’t always think to use. Case in point, this month’s material: clay/ceramics. I was sort of a pottery nerd in high school and remember sitting behind a potter’s wheel gently lifting the clay […]

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Mini DIY Kaleidoscopes (Open-ended)

March 1, 2014
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DIY Kaleidoscopes were the first project I penciled in for light month on Babble Dabble Do and I’ve spent a lot of time this month trying to conceive of a very simple DIY tutorial for making them. Most of the existing online tutorials are pretty involved and in trying to keep it simple I finally […]

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Art & Science for Kids: Watercolors & Oil

February 25, 2014
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“I’m looking for easy art projects for kids” is a sentiment I hear often from readers. How many times have you wanted to do an art project with the kids but are too frazzled to figure one out on the fly? Well, today I am participating in a new art series with some wonderful creative […]

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The Family That Creates Together Stays Together

February 21, 2014
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Today I’m sending all you lovely readers to an amazing blog where I am lucky enough to be guest posting: Twodaloo. Twodaloo is a spectacular resource for parents and educators written by my friend and fellow Rockin’ Art Mom Stephanie! Stephanie is a speech pathologist by trade and I know you will enjoy reading her […]

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Glow-in-the-Dark Art

February 19, 2014
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Glow in the Dark Art. Need I say more? I know you want to try it…For our next light month project we tackled a little process art in the dark! If you follow Babble Dabble Do you know I recently started exploring process art with my kids, inspired by some amazing art moms I’ll be […]

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Coffee Can Camera Obscura

February 16, 2014

DIY-Camera-Obscura-TN-BABBLE-DABBLE-DOA Camera Obscura is one of those fascinating optical tricks that will wow you and your children! And it’s so easy to make your own DIY version out of nothing more than empty coffee cans. Ready to try this project?

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Design for Kids: Disco Discovery Bottles

February 13, 2014
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Discovery bottles have been a hot item in the blogosphere for a long time and for good reason, they are easy to make using things you already have on hand and are enticing little DIY treasures for your kids to play with. We’ve never tackled them here on Babble Dabble Do but now that I […]

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Zero to Two: The Book of Play

February 8, 2014
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When I had my third child last year I re-entered the world of babydom, a world I had completely forgotten about since there is four year gap between my daughter Clara and Mr. Leon. But I’m happy to say I am back and inspired and much of it has to do with this ebook Zero to […]

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My Scientific Valentine: Printable Valentines Cards

February 8, 2014

My-Scientific-Valenetine-Printable-BABBLE-DABBLE-DO-TNLooking for printable valentines cards for your kids? This one has a scientific twist using the spinning disc optical illusion!

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