Tag Archives: Christmas

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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The Christmas Eve tree!

The Christmas Eve tree by Delia Huddy is a wonderful story of hope which brought a lump to my throat when I was reading it! The story begins in a forest where a small fir tree is blown sideways and … Continue reading

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Christmas is coming….Advent!

The Christmas adverts are on TV and the shops are filling up with Christmas sparkle. I love this time of the year and it is especially wonderful to see the joy in the children. How do you mark advent in … Continue reading

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10+ ideas of homemade gifts for children to make and give!

There is something so special about receiving a gift that a child has made for you. It is wonderful for a child to spend time making something unique to give to someone, then for the child to see the gift … Continue reading

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