Thanksgiving in Art and Literature

Enjoy this wonderful lesson on turkeys and Thanksgiving that includes art, history and literature. Visual Manna uses art to teach core subjects. Enjoy! Click HERE for the lesson. Please check out Continue Reading →

My Latest Interview: Murals – A Force For Change

I recently had the pleasure of completing an interview with Paul Bass. It was a pleasure to share about my own experience as a Christian, teacher and homeschooling mom and Continue Reading →

Let us treat you to a fun time homeschooling with our Mother’s Day Sale

Need a refreshing change in curriculum? Give yourself a break by getting this set of fun Ebook supplements to the core subjects. We specialize in making learning fun for students Continue Reading →

The Ugly Duckling

In my lesson on “Swans,” I found the old Disney animated story “The Ugly Duckling” on YouTube …..complete….made in 1939. Each cell was made by an individual artist. Wow! What Continue Reading →

Thanksgiving in Art

Thanksgiving is a very special holiday that began in America in 1621 in Plymouth and was prompted by a good harvest. In later years, religious Thanksgiving services were declared by civil leaders such as Governor Bradford, who planned a Thanksgiving celebration and fast in 1623, and it became an annual harvest festival in New England in the late 1660s. Americans were thankful to God for their many blessings. How did the turkey get to be part of the feast? Full of history, literature, art appreciation, master works and a drawing lesson, I am sure you will enjoy this Thanksgiving article. Continue Reading →

Enouraging Struggling Learners

In my studio, we have painted all of the chairs differently. There is a map chair, a day and night chair, blueberry chair, sunflower chair, a butterfly chair, rainbow chair Continue Reading →

A Different Approach to Teaching Core Subjects for Various Types of Learners

Do you have a visual learner? Kinesthetic [ hands on]? At risk student? Special needs? Gifted and talented? A DIFFERENT APPROACH/USING ART TO TEACH CORE SUBJECTS If you want a Continue Reading →