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·     Launched in September of 2008, Pink and Green Mama provides parents and caregivers of young children ideas for play-based educational activities, arts, crafts, and serves as a resource for art lesson plans. MaryLea retired from blogging and left this blog as an archive in 2014.

·     MaryLea Harris is a former Elementary Art Teacher with a BA in Studio Art and Art History from Sweet Briar College and an MFA from Virginia Commonwealth University. She has written or consulted professionally for Family Fun Magazine, PBS Parents, Kid's Crafts 1-2-3 Magazine, Rhythm of the Home, and Babble Crafts. She now works as a full time artist in the PNW. 
You can find her current work on Instagram @MaryLeaHarrisART at

·    Pink and Green Mama Blog is a Winner Of the Parents' Choice Foundation's Parents' Choice Recommended Award. 

·     Pink and Green Mama Blog was one of the Babble’s Top 50 Mom Bloggers in 2009 and 2010. 

·     MaryLea has been featured on The Crafty Crow, Mod Podge Rocks, The Artful Parent, Craftaholics Anonymous, The Activity Mom, Raising Playful Tots, Today’s Creative Blog, and numerous international blogs and websites. 

·     The quick growth and loyal following of international readers of Pink and Green Mama Blog can be attributed to a combination of great posts relevant to the readership, regular new content, and creative, cost-effective ways for parents and teachers to create fun at home and in their classrooms. 

·      The readers of this blog are parents (mostly moms) and teachers who are in search of creative ways to expand the horizons of the children in their lives through arts, crafts, and learning. Home-schooling and traditional school instructors use my posts and lesson plans regularly to enhance their curricula.

Thank You To My Previous Sponsors and Product Reviews

MSN Mom's Homeroom
Elmer's Glue
Aleene's i Love to CREATE
Chronicle Books
Kiwi Crate
Arterro Craft Kits
Melissa and Doug
Custom Ink T-Shirts
Learning Materials Workshop - Colorframes Blocks
Scholastic Books - Walter Wick 's I Spy Series
WiseAnt Tutoring
Draw Write Now 
Catching Fireflies
Leaf Cutter Designs 
Ellie Clothes
Tate's Bake Shop
Eco System Notebooks
Journal 10+
Open Ended Creations Etsy Shop - Curvy Board 
Playful Learning
The Artful Parent
Positive Parenting
Mirror Mirror Movie Premier
Escape From Planet Earth DVD launch
OZ the Great and Powerful DVD launch

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