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Pentel Arts Sign Pen

Pentel Arts Sign Pen
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2/24/2015 | DIY/Creative Ideas, Guest Post

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Marbleizing with Water Color and Shaving Cream

Marble patterns are one of the hottest fashion and décor trends of 2015. While traditional marbleizing techniques involve a complicated process of floating oil-based paint on warm water baths, it’s easy to marble paint at home using Pentel’s water color paints and a friendly visitor from the medicine cabinet: shaving cream. This project is kid-friendly […]

1/28/2015 | DIY/Creative Ideas, Education, Guest Post

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DIY Mom and Me Journal

“Mom, this is fun!” my 9-year old daughter said as she handed me back our Mom and Me Journal. This journal gives us a beautiful way to connect through letters, and provides my daughter with an opportunity to practice her (almost forgotten) cursive handwriting. Many U.S. schools don’t teach cursive handwriting. And, if they do […]

1/12/2015 | DIY/Creative Ideas, Guest Post, Promotional

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Experiment: Do You Write Differently With Different Pens?

Do you have a favorite pen? I do. I wanted my kids to experiment writing with pens so they could to find the delight of a good pen. And then use their favorite pen(s) to write. A lot. All the time. (With excellent handwriting, of course!) Personally, my favorites pens are gel pens because they […]

1/11/2015 | DIY/Creative Ideas, Education, Guest Post, Promotional

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Is Handwriting Still Important?

I remember sharpening my pencil for handwriting practice. Do you? I wrote line after line of letters and words in my handwriting notebook. Meanwhile, the classroom computer sat in a corner. It was almost forgotten as we completed our work. Times have changed. Many classrooms have Smart boards, iPads, and rows of computers. We have […]

1/10/2015 | DIY/Creative Ideas, Guest Post

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Do-It-Yourself Home Textiles with Fabric Crayons

Here’s a terrific idea for anyone looking to design their own textiles! Pentel fabric crayons go on just about any natural fiber surface. They don’t bleed and the colors go on super saturated. Softer than regular crayons, but firm enough to sharpen to a pointed edge, they are a great way to let your imagination […]