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PDF (12+) Core Journal -The Artist's Fun-Schooling Journal

PDF (12+) Core Journal -The Artist's Fun-Schooling Journal

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This 300-page journal is designed for homeschoolers interested in art and drawing. It covers several required subjects while focusing on the student's passion. The student will work through this learning handbook using resources from the Internet, local library and family bookshelf. 


The Artist’s Fun-Schooling Journal is perfect for artists of all abilities, ages 9+, or younger with assistance. The book also includes reading, writing, history, math, and more, so a student can approach learning as a whole, while studying art and drawing.  Students will work through Art Challenge prompts, draw nature, and color beautiful coloring pages. 


How to Use This Journal

To complete this guided learning journal students need access to library books and films/documentaries easily found online. This curriculum can be used daily for an intensive art units study lasting about six weeks or once a week to make it last all school year. 


For a 60 day plan use 5 pages per day.


Thinking Tree Learning Levels

B2 & C1, ideal for ages 9+ (even adults!), younger children with assistance.


Excellent companion journal to our “Teach Yourself to Draw” resources.


This book uses the Open Dyslexic font for easier reading for Dyslexic students.


Topics Covered

  • Planning & setting priorities
  • Artist Biographies
  • Reading & writing
  • Film study
  • Art History
  • Art challenges
  • Comics
  • Math practice
  • Drawing Games

By Anna Brown & Sarah Janisse Brown

Watch this video to learn more and see inside.


You may also like The Songwriter's Fun-Schooling Journal and Writer's Fun-Schooling Journal.


Thinking Tree Learning Levels:

A1 = Pre Reader (Pre-K) ages 2-5

A2 = Beginning Readers (K-1st) ages 6-7

B1 = Early Elementary (2nd-3rd) ages 8-9

B2 = Upper Elementary (4th-6th) ages 10-11

C1 = Junior High (7th-8th) ages 12-14

C2 = High school + (9th-adult) ages 13+


Many Thinking Tree Journals span a wide variety of ages because the students use books at his/her reading level. For example, some journals may say for ages 7-17 because you customize it and meet the student where he’s at.


Reproducible for Family Use Only.

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