Category Archives: Multi media art

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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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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Valentine’s day cards!

Need: Card, watercolour paper, watercolour paint (block or liquid), a page of an old book or newspaper, double sided tape/ glue. I first folded the card to make a card. I cut a piece of paper to fit the front … Continue reading

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Printing with children (with things you already have at home!)

Here are some ideas of easy printing with children with things hopefully you have already in your home! The paint I used in all these printing activities is normal ready mix paint. Folding paper This is a golden oldie activity … Continue reading

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My favourite creative activities for young children!

As you can see by the nature of this blog, I love to get creative with young children!  My favourite activities are ones that can be done with a wide age group with minimum adult input (before, during and after!).  I love … Continue reading

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10+ creative “We’re going on a bear hunt” ideas!

Did you love the TV adaptation of “We’re going on a bear hunt” by Michael Rosen this Christmas? We loved it, the book is such a wonderful classic children’s book! Watching “We’re going on a bear hunt” on TV has … Continue reading

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So many creative Christmas ideas!

Christmas is such a great time to get creative here are some ideas to keep you busy! Wooden Christmas decorations…… What about making your own Christmas cards? Stunning festive Christmas kitchen towel art…….. Easy lollypop tree decorations! Tree artwork…… snowy … Continue reading

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