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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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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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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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Tips for getting creative with children at home!

Doing art with children at home……. too messy?……..too much hassle? Here are some of my tips on making getting creative at home……… easier! Store paint in glass jars- this saves the hassle of washing up paint pots, the children use what they … 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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