Category Archives: Summer 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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Wonderful picture book “Grrrrr!”

We love the book “Blown away” by Rob Biddulph and we were not disappointed by his second book “Grrrrr!” It is a wonderful story which reminds as about what is important in life! This book is set in the woods … 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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Dandelion canvas art!

Super simple canvas art to decorate your home or give to a friend or family member! Need: Canvas, Black pen (we used sharpies) and paint (we used general ready mixed paint). The children first drew their dandelion clock. Then they finger printed … Continue reading

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Beach life!

I was brought up near the sea, though I don’t remember visiting it lots, however it was always there…. a constant…. a back drop to my childhood. Now I love spending time by the sea whenever possible ……. it brings … Continue reading

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Dandelion clock artwork!

Beautiful dandelion clock watercolour art work inspired by Tom’s love of blowing the clocks away…….. Need: Watercolour paper, black sharpie, pencil, rubber, a circle lid to draw around, watercolour paints (block or liquid), salt. I drew three circles on the … Continue reading

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Pressing flowers!

When I was a little girl I have a flower press which is loved. So when I saw one in Tiger, I thought this will be fun to do with the children. When I showed the children they were very … Continue reading

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