Category Archives: Get crafty

8 Thrifty creative ideas

Honestly getting creative with children doesn’t require lots of money and resources there is so much you can do with things you already have in your home! I ran a series over on Instagram sharing every Wednesday an idea for getting … Continue reading

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Camille Walala inspired!!!

During the summer we visited the Now gallery in Greenwich which was exhibiting Camille Walala’s fantastic artwork. The children loved exploring and getting to interact with real art. We have then gone on to research some of Camille art and … Continue reading

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Cosmic sun-catchers!

We were inspired by “Babble dabble do” blog post to have a go at making these cosmic sun-catchers (click on link to find out more). They look beautiful hanging in the window! Need: Lid from a jar, PVA glue, paint … Continue reading

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“Giraffe’s can’t dance”

“Giraffes can’t dance” by Giles Andreae and Guy Parker-Rees is a wonderful classic picture book with a great message! “Giraffes can’t dance” is about a giraffe called “Gerald” who’s legs are particularly bandy and thin, which means that he wasn’t … Continue reading

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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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