Busy bags and travel kits · Colour recognition · Drawing & colouring · Felt crafts · Fine motor skills · Literacy and numeracy · Nature art and craft · Painting · Paper crafts · Paper plate crafts · Play dough · Recycled crafts · Toys and games · Wooden crafts · Wool/yarn crafts

Fun ways to learn about shapes

There are so many fun ways for kids to learn about shapes: making shapes out of different types of materials, such as paper and cardboard, natural materials, play dough and wooden craft sticks stamping shapes with sponges and cardboard tubes playing shape matching games looking for shapes in salt trays wrapping yarn around paper plate… Continue reading Fun ways to learn about shapes

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Dinosaur crafts · Paper crafts · Paper plate crafts · Recycled crafts

Awesome dinosaur kids crafts

If your kids love dinosaurs, they will love making their own with these easy and fun crafts using simple materials you have at home. ┬áThey can provide hours of pretend play, as well as learning about different kinds of dinosaurs. Why not try one of these awesome dinosaur crafts with your kids this week? Cupcake… Continue reading Awesome dinosaur kids crafts

Bug crafts · Hand print, fingerprint & footprint art · Monster crafts · Painting · Puppets · Recycled crafts · Toys and games

20 toilet roll crafts for kids

Toilet paper rolls are so versatile - there are just so many different things you can make with them, including: Amazing animals Brilliant bugs Crazy creatures DIY toys, games and activities Ornaments and organisation   Here are some of our favourite toilet paper roll crafts for kids! Amazing animals Paper roll fish from The craft… Continue reading 20 toilet roll crafts for kids

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Giraffe crafts for World Giraffe Day

Today we are celebrating World Giraffe Day - a special event initiated by the Giraffe Conservation Foundation (GCF) to celebrate the tallest animal in the world on the longest night or day of the year (depending on which hemisphere you live in) - 21 June. It is also an event to raise awareness of the… Continue reading Giraffe crafts for World Giraffe Day

Colour recognition · Hand print, fingerprint & footprint art · Painting · Paper crafts · Paper plate crafts · Rainbow art and crafts · Wool/yarn crafts

Rainbow art and crafts

Rainbow art and crafts are a great way for kids to learn about colour recognition and colour mixing, as well as the weather. There are so many fun ways to create rainbows - with hand prints, paint, paper plates, shaving cream, tissue paper, wool/yarn and more! Here are some of our favourite rainbow art and… Continue reading Rainbow art and crafts

Drawing & colouring · Fine motor skills · Painting · Paper plate crafts · Toys and games · Wool/yarn crafts

Fun things to make with paper plates

There are so many things you can make and do with paper plates, including: animals of all kinds, shapes and sizes suncatchers and dreamcatchers wool/yarn wrapping and weaving toys and games Your kids can make their own unique creations by painting and decorating the paper plates however they like, using colourful paints and markers. Animal… Continue reading Fun things to make with paper plates

Busy bags and travel kits · Felt crafts

Easy DIY felt boards and busy bags

Felt boards are wonderful for kids' learning and development, including: colour recognition and patterning literacy and numeracy skills - letters, numbers and shapes imagination and creativity - making silly faces and other creatures, pretend food storytelling - retelling familiar stories or making up their own You can easily make your own felt boards with scrap… Continue reading Easy DIY felt boards and busy bags