Tag Archives: Christmas

Santa’s wish by Samuel Langley- Swain

We have been loving “Santa’s wish” by Samuel Langley- Swain, it is such a heart warming story! The story begins with a family sitting down on Christmas eve to read  the book “The night before Christmas”. They do their final Christmas preparations such … Continue reading

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“Pick a pine tree” by Patricia Toht

Have you seen “Pick a pine tree” by Patricia Toht illustrated by Jarvis? The book shares the process of changing a pine tree into a Christmas tree! The story begins with a family going to choose their pine tree and … Continue reading

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“The queen’s present” by Steve Antony

We totally love “The queen’s hat” by Steve Antony so we were delighted to find the “The queen’s present” in our local library! The story begins outside Harrods, London’s famous department store where the Queen has not been able to … 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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Christmas tree artwork!

Vibrant Christmas tree art for children of any age!   Need: cardboard (I used a part of an empty box), newspaper, glue, black card, slightly watered down paint, watercolour paint (we used liquid but could use block), paint (we used … Continue reading

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Easy Christmas card ideas!

Here are some super simple Christmas card ideas: When I make cards with children I generally use a prepared blank card. However I folded piece of card works well and sometimes better becauce it is bigger and can be cheaper! … Continue reading

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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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