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Earth Art Valentine's

Earth Art Valentine's

2019 Dec 26th

When it comes to crafts, I always like to go back to basics – simple and natural. That’s why I love making good, old-fashioned Potato Prints with Natural Earth Paint! This activity can be enjoyed by toddlers, older children, and even adults. Give your loved ones a beautiful, earthy Valentine, and enjoy their smiles. Step 1: Cut some potatoes in half (I like to use different sizes). Fingerlings are easy for a toddler to grip....
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Tree Planting Party! February 28 2014

Tree Planting Party! February 28 2014

2019 Dec 26th

My family enjoyed a beautiful, sunny day of tree planting a few days ago. We planted twenty one-gallon containers of various conifers.As always, our son Django was thrilled to help “massage the roots” and dig holes as he helped us plant. On a cool, drizzly day two weeks ago our crew was able to quickly plant two hundred bare root seedlings of a local oak tree. Many thanks to Shooting Star nursery for providing wholesale prices for our order...
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Coloring Eggs Naturally with Toddlers

Coloring Eggs Naturally with Toddlers

2019 Dec 26th

My little boy has been dyeing eggs for two months now! He doesn't care if it's Easter or not, it's unbelievably fun and magical at any time. And I don't have to worry about any nasty petroleum-based dyes or if he's sticking his fingers in the dyes (and then putting fingers in his mouth) since we always use Natural Egg Dyes. They're made with dehydrated blueberries, spinach, purple carrots, beets and turmeric - nothing else. Step 1...
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Recycled Summer Flower Prints

Recycled Summer Flower Prints

2019 Dec 26th

Materials: Earth paint, bowls, Recycled toilet paper rolls, scissors and paper 1) Mix a few colors of Earth Paints in large-ish flat bowls 2) Cut one end of toilet paper rolls into flower shapes 3) Dip toilet paper flowers into paint and stamp on paper 4) Repeat several times to make fun floral prints. Great to use to make cards and send to loved ones :) HAPPY SUMMER! Craft by: Danelle Winser Craft Tes...
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Why Organic Cotton?

Why Organic Cotton?

2019 Dec 26th

Why Organic Cotton? Why buy Organic Cotton artist's canvas? Organic cotton is cotton  grown without using synthetic fertilizers, pesticides, herbicides, insecticides, or defoliants on land that has been free of these chemicals for at least three years. Organic agriculture is better for workers and the environment. Benefits for the earth: With organic cotton the soil s treated with care so that it continues to thrive and to give the c...
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