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My top ten Christmas picture books!

So many wonderful Christmas picture books! Here are my top ten: 1.       The snowman by Raymond Briggs 2.       Stick Man by Julia Donaldson 3.       Kipper’s Christmas eve by Mick Inkpen 4.       The night before Christmas by Clement C Moore 5.       … Continue reading

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“I’m forever blowing bubbles” artwork!

I love a spontaneous idea…… I love doing process art with children, I love it when we build up a piece of art with different media. This is a really simple example of this! Need: Watercolour paper, liquid watercolours (though you … Continue reading

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Autumn finger print art!

There are just so many amazing autumn leaves around at the moment! We can’t stop combining them with our art. This is a really simple idea which looks really effective. Need: Autumn leaves, blue tac, paper, ink pads (or paint). … Continue reading

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Awesome autumn!

At the beginning of a new season we try to have a few seasonal books around the home. I recently bought “Awesome autumn” by Bruce Goldstone. It is a fantastic colourful and engaging read which teaches about autumn. It teaches … 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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“Little why”

We picked up “Little Why” by Jonny Lambert at the library and instantly fell in love with it! “Little Why” is about a young elephant who is told to keep in line behind the other elephants. On his journey through … 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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