Tag Archives: embracing the season

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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Read, create and love in May!

Here is my regular post that looks ahead at the month and suggests things you could read, create and love with your children. These things will focus on celebrating the season, growth and flowers! Read Picnic by John Burningham – … Continue reading

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Rain by Sam Usher

“Rain” by Sam Usher is a lovely story about a child called Sam and his Grandad. Sam really wants to go and play outside in the rain but Grandad says no, they must wait until the rain stops and anyway … Continue reading

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Valentine’s day cards!

Need: Card, watercolour paper, watercolour paint (block or liquid), a page of an old book or newspaper, double sided tape/ glue. I first folded the card to make a card. I cut a piece of paper to fit the front … Continue reading

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Winter books!!!

We love watching the changing seasons and love to embrace all wonder each season brings! Children learn through books so I like to have some general season books around the home as well ones about specific seasons. Here are favourite winter books: … Continue reading

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Robin’s Winter song

“Robin’s winter song” by Suzanne Barton is a wonderful gentle picture book which starts in autumn and moves through to Spring. The story is about a Robin who hears winter is coming but he is not sure what winter is. Robin’s … Continue reading

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10+ creative “We’re going on a bear hunt” ideas!

Did you love the TV adaptation of “We’re going on a bear hunt” by Michael Rosen this Christmas? We loved it, the book is such a wonderful classic children’s book! Watching “We’re going on a bear hunt” on TV has … Continue reading

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