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Pay it Forward: Back to School Giveaway Blog Hop-Artistic Pursuits-The Way They See It

We love our fans and want to pay it forward

That's why Emptynester Reviews, Couponing 4 You, Powered by Mom, Mom Does Reviews, andMommy & Baby Reviews & Giveaways decided to put together the Pay It Forward for Back to School Blog Hop!

We contacted companies and people we know and have secured some wonderful prizes for the GRAND PRIZE for all of you. In addition to that there's all the prizes available in the blog hop, so start hopping on to the next blog using the links below!

Thank you to my sponsor Artistic Pursuits for sending me a copy of this wonderful curriculum and to the winner of this giveaway.

What is Artistic Pursuits:
"The ARTistic Pursuits approach to teaching art is a welcome departure from typical art instruction books. This award winning homeschool art program meets the specific needs of homeschoolers at home. A variety of fun art lessons teach both the expressive and technical aspects of art while allowing children to make choices about what and how they will draw, paint, and sculpt."

Artistic Pursuits also has age appropriate books for preK-Sr. High!  I received the Preschool book and I think as my kids get older I will want the other books too!

My Review:
I have had this book for a couple months and I love it!  I have tried several of the activities listed and they were easy and fun for my daughter. On top of the fun I have learned a lot about art appropriate for the ages of my kids and understanding art in the eyes of a child.  

The first activity we did was create a sky picture.  We had just gotten back from a walk and the sky we saw was a dark rainy one, but I hoped online and we Googled some other pictures to look at.  She loved all the sunset pictures so she created a water color sunset.  

Another activity in the book was hand tracing.  My daughter did this a couple times and enjoyed it both times.  I also noticed her concentration was very intense as she tried to trace her hand and then trace line after line.  

We also worked on cutting!  I had a lot of paint color samples so I thought those would be perfect to get some practice cutting.  IT WORKED PERFECTLY! 

There are so many other ideas in the book and so many things to learn about art and how to encourage kids.  I am looking forward to continuing to use this for other projects.  

Time to enter the giveaway through the easy Rafflecopter form.  This giveaway is perfect for back to school time!  Any parent can use this book to help them do some extra fun projects at home or a homeschooler for art curriculum. 

In addition to the individual giveaways we have a HUGE GRAND PRIZE that is valued at over $300! So don't forget to visit Emptynester Reviews (entry on the rafflecopter) for the grand prize!

Please understand that Emptynester Reviews,Powered By Mom, Mom Does Reviews, Mommy and Baby Reviews, and Couponing4You along with the other "Pay it Forward Back to School Event" bloggers are not responsible for sponsors that do not fulfill their prizes. However, we are responsible for contacting our sponsors regarding the winner's prize at the close of the giveaway. We expect that our sponsors will fulfill their prize agreement and ship them to the winners in a timely manner.

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Jenny Stanek said…
Kindergarten, 1st,2nd 3rd would be my choice

Heather Weisenfels said…
I would like the K-3 book for my son, but I'm also interested in the 9-12 for my brothers. :)
Bridgette said…
K-3 would cover both my son and daughter!
Unknown said…
Preschool to kindergarten would be perfect
vanessa d. said…
I would like the Grades 4, 5, and 6
Kelsey House said…
grades 4,5,6! I am a teacher for an after school program and teach art so this would be perfect for me! thank u!
kelsey house
April Yedinak said…
Junior high book

april yedinak
i would want senior high.
Christy Maurer said…
I'd get Senior High Book One.
Stephanie said…
I would get 4-6th grade.
Megan Parsons said…
I would chose the k-3
Anonymous said…
I would choose ARTistic Pursuits, Grades K-3 Book One title.
Unknown said…
I'd pick the K-3 book
Jen said…
I would want the one for Junior High, Grades 7-8
The Preschool book would be great for my granddaughter.
Leanne Hill said…
Preschool would be my choice
Shannon said…
K-3 for my kids :)
Jubilee Reviews said…
I would choose senior high!
nicolesender said…
I like The Way They SEE It: preschool. My grandson would benefit from this book!
makeetis said…
K-3 for my son.
Amy Brewer
makeetis said…
K-3 for my son.
Amy Brewer
Alig said…
I would get the Senior High one, so I could try to improve my own artistic skills. :)
Amy Austin said…
I'd like the preschool book
Deb Green said…
senior high book 1 would be my first choice.

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