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Dare to Draw Final Assignment: Draw Your Hands


Throw that last drawing up on the fridge (if there’s any room left), and give that tiny, trembling hand a high five. Retire those crayons (temporarily!) and relax – you and your kid should feel great about contributing your time and creative energy to turning the tides of AIDS in Africa. Seeing the masterpieces that poured… Read More »

Dare to Draw Assignment 26: Stars in the Sky


What to draw today: Hannah Potter drew the stars in the dark sky above her house. That’s her standing next to the big tree behind her house, looking up at the stars. How’s the Dare campaign coming in your house? Jen Farr, who runs Kitchen Counter Chronicles wrote a great summary and displayed some of… Read More »

Dare to Draw Assignment 25: Your Community


A fine dare to draw challenge for day 25 For today’s assignment, 4-year-old Hannah drew her family with all the other families they hang out with. Looks like a fun community! And from a previous assignment, here’s Sam’s neighbourhood: And, we can say with some authority, it also has a pretty great community. Have you… Read More »

Dare to Draw Assignment 23: Your Favourite Game


Darers drawing what they love to do! Today’s Dare to Draw challenge is to draw your favourite game. Hannah Potter loves hockey, good Canadian that she is, so that’s what she drew. Also, note her players are drawn in blue. Go Leafs go! What do your kids love to play? Soccer? Candyland? Hopscotch? The floor… Read More »

Dare to Draw Assignment 22: Where Food Comes From


Yes! Another concept drawing! Today’s challenge is to draw where food comes from. Like where water comes from, we figure kids will come up with an assortment of explanations. Will your kids interpret food as coming from whatever parent has prepared it for consumption? A trip to the grocery store? Will they draw some modern… Read More »

Dare to Draw Assignment 19: Draw a Virus


The daring drawers take on a virus Teaching kids about HIV/AIDS is no easy task, even when you break it down into parts. Kids may know the word virus, but since it’s something we can’t see without the help of a microscope, it’s hard to know exactly what is it a what’s it’s doing in… Read More »

Dare to Draw Assignment 18: Draw a Teacher


What the daring drawers are drawing today What did 4-year-old darer Hannah Potter draw for a teacher? Since she’s not in school yet, it’s her mom, Stephanie, teaching Hannah her letters. (We’re guessing Hannah will be in pretty good shape when she starts kindergarten next year.) Want to help Hannah and Bunch reach their fundraising… Read More »

Dare to Draw Assignment 12: A Map of Your Neighbourhood


Drawers, here’s today’s Dare: Hannah Potter starts us off today with a drawing of her neighbourhood in Halifax, NS. From her mom: “After some explaining Hannah really like this one. We live on a cul-de-sac that has its own playground attached. She drew the whole family at the playground, and Daddy is helping her go… Read More »

Dare to Draw Assignment 11: Your School


Dare to Draw Day 11 Today’s assignment: Draw your school. Have those kids draw the place they go to learn and stuff! Hannah’s not quite in school yet, but she’s made a visit to the school she’ll attend next year. Above is her drawing herself opening the door. And we figured we needed to share… Read More »

Dare to Draw Assignment 10: Draw Your Shoes


What the daring drawers will draw today Today’s assignment is draw your shoes. Hannah Potter couldn’t decide between her sneakers and her boots, so she drew both. Those purple boots look pretty fancy with all their laces! What shoes do you think your kids will draw, their soccer cleats? Ballet shoes? Maybe they’re missing summer… Read More »

Dare to Draw Assignment 8: Wildcard!


Yes, yes, ya’ll, it’s the first wildcard Hannah Potter opted to draw Jessie from the Toy Story series (we like her boots!) as well as Bullseye the horse, a butterfly and a castle. We think we know what her favourite movie is. Tell those kids to draw whatever comes to mind! Can’t wait to see… Read More »

Dare to Draw Assignment #5: Draw Your Family


What your darers are drawing today: We’ve been looking forward to this one. Kids’ renditions of their families are always so wonderful. Here’s Hannah Potter’s family, from left to right: Dad, biggest little brother, littlest little brother, Hannah, Mom and baby sister. Love it! Sticking with the family theme, yesterday’s grandparent portraits turned out pretty… Read More »


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