An Instagram from the week that has been:


You know how some kids get excited when you mention “paint?’ This week, I was that kid.

I unpacked my new set of water paints and took them for a swish to see how they felt and looked. It was so exciting! I was probably smiling like a goofball the whole time. My excitement was contagious as my sons (who are normally not excited by painting) asked if they could also paint with me. How could I say no to that?

Here are three fun painting ideas from last week’s Kids’ Co-Op  to get you and your household excited about painting:


October 2012


Weekly Kids Co-op

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About the author

Pauline Pauline & Lessons Learnt Journal is all about life with kids. Pauline is an Aussie mum and teacher who shares her love for play, math games, writing and reading activities. She believes that #playmatters, values curiosity & wonder, wisdom, obedience and respect. She also needs naps. When not blogging, she may be found virtually hoarding on Pinterest, trying to decide which Instagram filter to apply, or compulsively refreshing her Facebook feed.

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