Tags Summer


nature cat
Summer has started! Long days stretch ahead. Long hot days. Kids are home from school. What now? Well, PBS might just be to the rescue. The universe (and PBS) has read the minds of parents of young children who want  decent, enlightening, educational entertainment for their children. And most important……has a cats!! PBS ~ Public Broadcasting Service ~ whose mission is to provide good quality entertainment and is responsible for Sesame Street, This Old House, and that other little program […]

Nature Cat ~ PBS Kids


  When artists and makers find something they like it is common that they continue the technique  in many different ways to see just what they can create, how far they can push the design, or stay with something that makes sense to them.             With this in mind gather your art supplies.           And the negative cat template.         And create some sponge art cats that are […]

Cat Crafts – More Sponge Art Cat Ideas



  Sponge Art Cat One of the easiest and most versatile of art projects is sponge art which provides color to the project through a pouncing or dabbing motion. The resulting colors are mottled and have lightness and depth and is very forgiving and permitting. Additional colors can be added easily, filled in or left light and details can be added or not. The technique can be adapted to thumbprint or fingerprint for little artists, or to fat paint brushes […]

Cat Crafts – Sponge Art Cat


The Olympics For Kittens
The Olympics have started and all eyes are on Rio for the next two weeks. Athletes who have trained for 4 years are hoping to return home with a medal or two, make their country proud, have a ton of memories, and maybe get an endorsement or more. And sports fan will be glued to television, satellite, computer to keep up with the games, the medal count and all the news. Life will be on the tired side until the […]

The Olympics For Kittens



cardboard roll kitties
  Cardboard  / Toilet Roll Kitties Toilet rolls are something everyone has at home, and empty rolls are always available. The possibilities are quite astonishing considering these are cardboard tubes. And finding basic art and craft materials that you already have make this really cheap. And nothing like up cycling what would be garbage!   What You Need Toilet rolls or paper towel tubes (cut in half) White  paint – or very pale blue / gray / pink / whatever […]

Cat Crafts – Cardboard Roll Kitties


coloring books for adults
  Do you remember, way back when, sitting mindlessly filling in a page with colors and watching something bland become bold? Aimlessly, moving across a page with the smell of crayons swirling? Struggling to stay inside the lines??????? Those were the days. And life goes full circle, and once again, we are back. There is a craze for coloring books for adults. Yes, for adults. It started slowly, but gradually gathered speed and now the books are everywhere. EVERYWHERE And there […]

Cat Coloring Books For Adults



summer camp week
    Summertime. When you relax and recharge.     Heading into the dog days  of summer now. A great time to have fun, indulge your inner child (or literal child) and be creative, artistic and have fun. Think summer camp. Do you remember summer camp? And all the cool things you got to make, do and eat? Lazy days where the clock doesn’t matter and you have sand on your feet, smell camp towels and sunshine. In honor of […]

Summer Camp Week – With Cats