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Free Art Curriculum Ebook for These Five Days

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

Trivium Pursuit’s newest curriculum is now available — What Do You See? A Child’s First Introduction to Art, Volume 1 [Kindle Edition] by Laurie Bluedorn. This 36-page ebook can be purchased on Amazon for $2.99, but from April 14-18 you can download the ebook for free, plus receive another Trivium Pursuit ebook. Details below. What […]

New Art Curriculum from Trivium Pursuit

Sunday, April 5th, 2015

Trivium Pursuit’s newest curriculum is now available — What Do You See? A Child’s First Introduction to Art, Volume 1 [Kindle Edition] by Laurie Bluedorn. This 36-page ebook can be purchased on Amazon for $2.99, but from April 14-18 you can download the ebook for free, plus receive another Trivium Pursuit ebook. Details coming soon. […]

Needing your help with our new art curriculum

Sunday, April 5th, 2015

If you would be willing to write an Amazon review of Volume 1 of our new art curriculum What Do You See? A Child’s First Introduction to Art we will send you this history resource free (a $40 value).

What Do You See? A Child’s First Introduction to Art

Sunday, March 29th, 2015

Norman Rockwell was an American painter and illustrator. He is best known for his paintings of everyday life which were used as covers for The Saturday Evening Post magazine. This painting is called Boy with Baby Carriage and was painted in 1916. You can find this painting today in the Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge, Massachusetts. […]

Pictures Through a Child’s Mind: Introducing Children to Art

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015

Victor Gabriel Gilbert (1847-1933) was a French artist who liked to paint scenes from the largest marketplace in Paris. This painting is called The Birthday Cake. Spend a bit of time observing this painting, and then answer the questions below. Since the goal of this study is to learn to love art, I recommend that […]

Learn to Love Art: Art Appreciation for Children

Monday, February 23rd, 2015

Henriëtte Ronner–Knip (1821-1909) was a Dutch painter who loved to paint dogs and cats. The painting you see here is called The Dog Cart. Spend a bit of time observing this painting, and then answer the questions below. Since the goal of this study is to learn to love art, I recommend that you answer […]

Learn to Love Art: Art Appreciation for Children

Tuesday, February 17th, 2015

Here you see a painting by Norwegian painter, Harriet Backer (born 1845, died 1932). It’s called Little Red Riding Hood and Grandmother. Spend a bit of time observing this painting, and then answer the questions below. Since the goal of this study is to learn to love art, I recommend that you answer the questions […]

Hitty — Her First Hundred Years

Monday, November 3rd, 2014

First published in 1929, Hitty: Her First Hundred Years is a nearly perfect book. Hitty is a doll carved by an old Irish peddler in 1827 from a piece of well-seasoned mountain ash wood. She tells the story of her first hundred years and how she is owned by many little girls, is lost several […]

The Homework

Tuesday, December 31st, 2013

Post by Homeschooling with the Trivium.

The Baby Delays

Friday, September 20th, 2013

Drawing by Claire Fletcher

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