Category Archives: Get crafty

Seasonal weaving!

It is always great to combine nature in our creating! This is a simple way to weave with natural treasures that can be found in the garden or park. Need: craft sticks (lollypop sticks), glue, sting, natural find e.g. flowers and herbs. … Continue reading

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Dog picture books!

We were recently sent a couple of dog themed books which we have been enjoying and it has inspired us to share some of our favourite doggy picture books! “Dog on wheels” by Gillian McClure This book is about a … Continue reading

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Blowing watercolours!

Super simple idea but always lots of fun and it always creates unique pieces of art! Need: Watercolour paper, paint (we used liquid watercolours, but you could use block water colours watered down or watered down normal paint), paint brush … Continue reading

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Fizzy printing!

Science and art go so well together! We have been exploring bio carbonate of soda and vinegar, we added some colour for extra fun and loved the results! Here is how we made some fizzy prints:   Need: bio carbonate of … Continue reading

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Favourite animals artwork! (Process art)

Look at these beautiful animal pieces of art work! There is quite a process to produce these picture but the children were excited about every stage. Need: paper, newspaper, glue, paint (we did some with ready mix poster paint and … Continue reading

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Rainy day art!

Are you enjoying the April showers?!!!!   Here are some rainy day picture we made inspired by the blogger Shelly on “Creating creatives”. Need: watercolour paper, scrap paper, black paper or card, masking tape, liquidy paint (we used liquid watercolours, … Continue reading

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“Peely Wally” a lovely simple Spring book for younger readers!

“Peely Wally” by Kali Stileman is a lovely simple book for younger children to read at this time of the year with a decorated egg and a bird hatching out of it, perfect for Spring! The story is about a … Continue reading

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