Category Archives: science

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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Exploring with watercolours!

We have been exploring with some different effects with watercolour paint. We have loved the process and been amazed by the result! With all three of these technique’s we start in the same way with watercolour paper on a tray … Continue reading

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Summer flower banner!

This is a simple idea which children love particularly the part where they use a hammer, it gets very noisy! Need: plain piece of fabric, flowers, hammer/mallet, stick, pipe cleaner, beads. We collected flowers and berries on the way back … Continue reading

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Homemade puffy paints!

This week we made homemade puffy paints for the first time, it is so easy and fun! Great to mix a little bit of science with art too! Need: 1tbsp self-raising flour, 1tbsp salt food colouring water card (we use broken up cardboard boxes) … Continue reading

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Aaaarrgghh spider!!!

All spiders just want to belong………… and want to be a pet! “Aaaarrgghh spider!” by Lydia Monks is a great story of how a spider goes to great lengths to become a pet, and dare you actually let a spider … Continue reading

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Melted crayon stone art!

I have seen this idea on the internet a lot and wanted to do it ….. firstly we didn’t have any stones…. then we collected stones at the beach…… then our oven broke….. but finally all fixed and we did … Continue reading

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