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National Kindergarten Day illustration by Beth White

National Kindergarten Day is observed annually on April 21st.  This day honors Friedrich Wilhelm August Frobel (April 21, 1782  – June 21, 1852) whom credit is given for starting the very first Kindergarten in Germany in 1837.  Frobel was a German teacher and a student of Johann Pestalozzi. Frobel laid a foundation for modern education recognizing that ...

Beth White’s Lovely Holiday Silhouettes

Beth White's lovely holiday silhouettes are nostalgic and conjure up fond memories of our childhood. With children trimming the Christmas tree and carolers singing at the door, the magic of Christmas comes alive. To top all the holiday merriment off, a visit with Santa Claus awaits!  ...

Kirkus Book Review for Gordon Parks: How the Photographer Captured Black and White America

Carole Boston Weatherford's children's book, Gordon Parks: How the Photographer Captured Black and White America, is wonderfully illustrated by Jamey Christoph. The book tells the story of the famed photographer who was the first African American to work for Vogue and Life magazines, and who used his camera to tell the plight of the African American community. ...

Beth White

Beth White Cut Paper   Beth White has elevated the simple art of cut paper to a whole new art form. Beth White began cutting silhouettes in 1975 when her children were babies. Her first cuttings were in their infancy, informed by the early french shadow art of silhouette. As her children grew, ...