8 Free Resources for Teaching Art Appreciation in Homeschool

8 Free Resources for Teaching Art Appreciation in Homeschool | Renée at Great Peace #homeschool #homeschoolart #artappreciation #ihsnet

Art appreciation can seem like a foreign field for parents who are homeschooling their kids. This could be because visual arts were not given high priority in the school systems we grew up in. But the reality is art appreciation isn’t as scary as it might seem.  You can incorporate art appreciation as a unit study with history acting as the spine of the study. […] Read More

Top 10 Free Music Resources for your Homeschool

10 Free Music Resources for Your Homeschool | Renée at Great Peace #music #homeschool #musicappreciation #musicinhomeschool #ihsnet

Let’s face it, many homeschoolers are just scraping by as they try to provide their kids with quality education. Like public schools, we have to budget our funds and often we choose to leave out some areas of learning because of it. But, musical arts doesn’t need to be left out when you can utilize free music resources. Homeschooling has its joys and disappointments. Sometimes, […] Read More

How to Teach the Art of Portrait Drawings in Homeschool

How to Teach Homeschool Art Portrait Drawings | Renée at Great Peace #homeschoolart #portraitdrawings #art #ihsnet

Did you know you can teach homeschool art with very little difficulty? You can I’m sharing my favorite resource below for teaching comprehensive art lessons inside your own home. My son loves art. He’s always been one to doodle and sketch his way through a day. This past summer he asked me if there was a way that he could learn how to do portrait […] Read More

Art Supplies to Keep on Hand for Creative Thinking Kids

10 Art Supplies to Keep on Hand for Creative Thinking Kids | GreatPeaceAcademy.com #ihsnet #homeschool #art

My son has always loved to draw. Which is why I always try to keep art supplies on hand for him. From the earliest ages as soon as he could grasp a pencil he began drawing nearly everything he sees. For years we kept a stockpile of paper from office recycling bins. We had friends donate to us boxes, and boxes of office paper because […] Read More

10 Resources That will Help You Find Fine Arts

10 Resources for finding Fine Arts to Explore | Great Peace Academy

Fine Arts for your Homeschool Students When my husband and I were first married, we attended a touring performance of Les Mésirables. Being from a small, very rural town and having very little exposure to the arts, I sat in wonderment at the theatrics, the music and the beauty of the entire drama that was unfolding before me. I knew then that I wanted to […] Read More

Teaching Fine Arts in Homeschool

Teaching Fine Arts in Homeschool | Great Peace Academy

When Your Child has a Passion for Art Art and music appreciation are both subjects that can enhance all areas of learning.  Sometimes, it’s overlooked in favor of core subjects. Homeschool art can be simple letting kids explore hands on artistic pursuits on their own while you provide them with great tools.  Homeschool music can start with teaching them how to listen quietly to great […] Read More