One of the things we most love about Eric Carle's enduring art is the simple technique that he uses to create it. In a world where images are created and manipulated with the aid of tech, Carle's process is refreshingly handmade.
We partnered with Kayli House and her art studio,Oil and Cotton, to demonstrate Eric Carle's collage building techniques and model fun ways to explore them with your little ones at home.
Artist Alyssa Jill Harris, creator of the brand Willa Heart and our collaborator in the Little Goodall + Willa Heart collection, answers eight questions for us and gives insight into her creative process. Also, Martha Stewart, Marie Antoinette, and Bianca Jagger. You don't want to miss it!
Why do bunnies hold such a special place in our collective memories? Perhaps because of the brilliant tradition of rabbit characters in children's literature that generations have grown up with. We've paired some of our favorite books with coats to match every personality, which ones do you need to add to your collection?
Mary Cassatt spent her life capturing intimate moments between mother and child. Brew a cup of tea and take a few moments for yourself to enjoy this quick read about her fascinating life and work, which still resonates today.
Use wool felt to craft a darling floral headband to celebrate spring. This tutorial is meant to be a jumping off point for your creativity, as there are so many variations on this theme which would be charming. Make just one flower, or an entire bouquet!
Combat winter holiday overwhelm with grace by setting up a cozy corner stocked with books for the entire family to enjoy. Even if you already have a well-loved book nook, a little bit of effort can make it new and fresh for November and December!
Make this Thanksgiving a memorable one by connecting with each other in a time-honored way. AThanksgiving Poemis a simple tradition that focuses on bringing children into conversations and activities instead of keeping them separated in another room or at a different dining table.
I love a good cape. Swingy like a skirt, not quite a coat, with mysterious slits for hands to slip out of. Very cool. Whether worn by a classical heroine or superhero, a cape is a garment that invokes a bit of cozy magic.
On cool fall days, the carved faces of pumpkins peek around many doorways. Traditional pumpkin carving began with an Irish tradition of carving and lighting gourds to ward off evil spirits. When the tradition was adopted within American families, the pumpkin made a better canvas on which to carve spooky Halloween creations. To keep the spirit of pumpkin magic in your family’s fall festivities, try a project the whole family can enjoy together: craft a Pumpkin Fairy House!