Exploring Hallmark Keepsake Ornament Artists – Featured Artist Tom Best



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Posted on Oct 9 2014 - 1:00am by Jill
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Welcome to the first featured artist study in the Exploring Hallmark Keepsake Ornament Artists monthly series only found here on Enchanted Homeschooling Mom! This month we will be focusing on the creative talents and energies of the Hallmark Keepsake Ornament Artist Tom Best. If you are a fan of Hallmark, which I feel safe in assuming you are since you are reading this article, then you are probably like me and cannot wait for the new Christmas Keepsake Ornaments to arrive in the Hallmark Keepsake Ornament Dream Book, in your local Hallmark Store, or online. Since I grew up with Hallmark being involved in many of my special family memories and traditions, I am continuing to pass down to my children through this Exploring Hallmark Keepsake Ornament Artists Series

Exploring Hallmark Keepsake Ornament Artists – Featured Artist Tom Best

Exploring Hallmark Keepsake Ornament Artists – Featured Artist Tom Best Pack

This month the Featured Hallmark Keepsake Ornament Artist is Tom Best. Here is peek at what is inside this Featured Artist Pack that adds onto and expands parts of the Exploring Hallmark Keepsake Introduction Pack

Exploring Hallmark Keepsake Ornament Artists – Featured Artist Tom Best

What will you find in this months featured artist pack for the Exploring Hallmark Keepsake Ornament Artist Series? This month the series will be focusing on the talents of Tom Best. This pack is designed to easily be used by homeschooling families, classroom teachers, afterschool program leaders, grandparents, the young and the old alike. In the Exploring Hallmark Keepsake Ornament – Featured Artist Tom Best Pack you will find the following learning elements: 

Links to Materials

Throughout this Exploring Hallmark Keepsake Ornaments Featured Artist Pack, links are included to the various Hallmark materials that you will need to complete the. Each month the Exploring Hallmark Keepsake Ornament Artist Series focuses on the featured Hallmark Keepsake Ornament Artist. If you are not a member of the Hallmark Keepsake Ornament Club then the monthly artist’s materials is time sensitive and you will not be able to complete the lessons after the next Featured Artist is introduced. As members of the Hallmark Keepsake Ornament Club you will have access through the Hallmark website to all the artists introduced to date. You can find the information on Tom Best now and for only a limited time. 

* Please note that the monthly featured Hallmark Keepsake Ornament Artist is only available for a 30 day period from Hallmark. Once that period is over in order to view previous featured artists you will need to be or become a Hallmark Keepsake Ornament Club Member at a cost of $25 per year to access the information in the club pages. 

Artist Facts

This pack is designed to be used to research and learn about the talents of the Hallmark Keepsake Ornament Artist Tom Best. Pages are included that help you summarize the facts you will learn about the artist. 

Biography Report

After your child or student learns about The Hallmark Keepsake Ornament Artist Tom Best they will be asked to complete a biography report about him. The form is included and help to will illustrate their mastery of the knowledge of the featured artist. 

Wall Card

A wall card is included for you to use alongside your learn about Tom Best. In addition, a new Tom Best Ornament is included for your ‘My Ornament Artist in Training Passport’ that you started (or can start) in the Exploring Hallmark Keepsake Ornament Artists FREE Introduction Pack

Tom Best Ornaments

The Hallmark Keepsake Ornament Club has lots of Tom Best ornaments in it. This component consists of mini-books that are designed to be used to learn all about some of his Hallmark Keepsake Ornaments. 

Exploring Hallmark Keepsake Ornament Artists – Featured Artist Tom Best

Field Trip Passport Pages

Included is are new Hallmark Store Field Trip Passport pages for Tom Best ornaments for you to including in your ‘Hallmark Keepsake Ornament Passport’ that you started (or can start) in the Exploring Hallmark Keepsake Ornament Artists FREE Introduction Pack

Notebooking Pages

Notebooking pages are include for you to use with your child or student to notebook with. There are pages for some of the Hallmark Keepsake Ornaments that were created by this month’s featured artist Tom Best. 

Exploring Hallmark Keepsake Ornament Artists – Featured Artist Tom Best

Compare and Contrast

A compare and contrast Venn Diagram is included for your child or student to visually analyze some of the Hallmark Keepsake Ornaments that were created by this month’s featured artist, Tom Best. 

Art Project

Each Hallmark Keepsake Ornament Featured Artist has different talents and styles. This month’s Featured Artist Art Project focuses on a new art style and technique. To help your child or students learn more about art, each Featured Artist Pack will include an art project or craft help expose and teach your child or students new ways of creating art. 

In summary, this Exploring Hallmark Keepsake Ornament Artist – Featured Artist Pack contains the following learning elements:

  • Links to Materials
  • Artist Facts
  • Biography Report
  • Wall Card
  • Tom Best Ornaments
  • Field Trip Passport Pages
  • Notebooking Pages
  • Compare and Contrast
  • Art Project

Hallmark #KeepsakeIt Campaign

As you are learning about this month’s exclusive Hallmark Keepsake Ornament Artist, why not share your photos of moments that you and your family have had with Hallmark Keepsake Ornaments with the Hallmark #KeepsakeIt campaign where Hallmark is encouraging people to share photos of the moments they want to “Keepsake.” And by sharing, you can enter the Hallmark Sweepstakes to win weekly prizes and a fun grand prize. To find out more, please visit the #KeepsakeIt Campaign

Would you like to continue your Hallmark Keepsake Ornament Artist learning by downloading the Exploring Hallmark Keepsake Ornament Artists – Featured Artist Tom Best Pack? Then why not download and use this pack for FREE by simply clicking the link below.  

*By downloading this material you are agreeing to all my terms of use and disclosures that can be found HERE and HERE. You are not permitted to link directly to the PDF document itself. If you would like to share this free document with a friend please send them to this blog post to download their free copy. Thank you!   

October 2014 – Tom Best Pack

* Please note that the monthly featured Hallmark Keepsake Ornament Artist is only available for a 30 day period from Hallmark. Once that period is over in order to view previous featured artists you will need to be or become a Hallmark Keepsake Ornament Club Member at a cost of $25 per year to access the information in the club pages. 

Exploring Hallmark Keepsake Ornament Artists

And remember, the day following each FREE printable pack released in this series I invite you all to come back for a hands-on learning craft that ties in with each month’s featured Hallmark Keepsake Ornament Artist. So make sure to come back tomorrow to gather all of the information you will need to do the fun hands-on craft inspired by Tom Best to hang on your tree or give away as a gift. 

And don’t forget to come back next month of the next Featured Artist Pack in the Hallmark Keepsake Ornament Artists Series! 

Frosty Friends Hallmark Ornament Giveaway!

Would you like to win a FREE Frosty Friends 35th Anniversary Hallmark Keepsake Ornament?

As an added bonus, Hallmark has graciously agreed to provide one FREE Frosty Friends 35th Anniversary Keepsake Ornament to one lucky entrant in a giveaway. This ornament features Frosty, Fox, and Bear taking a celebratory kayak ride. This ornament is powered by a solar cell and moves when it is in the sunlight and is from the creative minds of the Keepsake Ornament Artists Tom Best and Robert Hurlburt. Enter the Raffle Copter below for a chance to win: 

The winner will be randomly picked by Rafflecopter and will be notified by Enchanted Homeschooling Mom via email and posted here. This giveaway is open to all entrants aged 18 and over that has an U.S. mailing address. 

By entering this giveaway you are also acknowledging that you have read and agree to all of the disclosures found HERE

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What did your child, students, or family learn about Tom Best this month? 

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