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20 creative Christmas wreath crafts

This is the second in our series of Christmas crafts for your kids to try this year.  You can see our previous post with some fun Christmas tree crafts here. In today's post we are sharing some of our favourite Christmas wreath crafts, with wreath ornaments for your tree, as well as larger wreaths for… Continue reading 20 creative Christmas wreath crafts

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Beautiful butterfly crafts

Spring is here - at least it is where I am in South Australia!  To celebrate, we are sharing some of our favourite butterfly crafts for your kids to make, including: nature butterflies made with leaves, flowers and stones recycled butterflies made with cardboard, newspaper, toilet rolls and egg cartons painted butterflies made with sponges,… Continue reading Beautiful butterfly crafts

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Cat in the hat crafts

Today we are sharing some of our favourite Cat in the hat crafts for kids! Paper plate Cat in the hat from Glued to my crafts Cat in the hat masks from Like Mama Like Daughter Cat in the hat name craft from Still Playing School Cat in the hat alphabet game from Totschooling Cupcake… Continue reading Cat in the hat crafts

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Learning maths with clothes pegs

Clothes pegs are a cheap, fun way for kids to learn about numbers, counting and telling the time, as well as developing fine motor skills.  Combine them with craft sticks, DIY clip cards, leaves, paper plates and even string! Here are some of our favourite ideas for learning maths with clothes pegs! Missing number math… Continue reading Learning maths with clothes pegs

Busy bags and travel kits · Drawing & colouring · Fine motor skills · Literacy and numeracy · Nature art and craft · Paper crafts · Play dough · Rainbow art and crafts · Recycled crafts

Sensational scissor skills

Learning how to use scissors is important for: fine motor skills development for holding pencils and crayons, drawing, painting and writing, picking up and manipulating objects, getting dressed, brushing teeth, using cutlery hand-eye coordination as they hold the paper with one hand and use the scissors with the other while following the line where they… Continue reading Sensational scissor skills

Busy bags and travel kits · Colour recognition · Drawing & colouring · Fine motor skills · Literacy and numeracy · Nature art and craft · Painting · Rainbow art and crafts · Rock painting & decorating · Toys and games

Learning with painted rocks

Painted rocks make wonderful, literacy and numeracy resources for kids of all ages and they also make ideal gifts.  Kids learn more effectively through hands-on learning, and it makes it more fun too! Alphabet rocks Alphabet rocks are so easy to make and can be used for lots of different learning activities.  Kids can use… Continue reading Learning with painted rocks

Book based art and crafts · Busy bags and travel kits · Drawing & colouring · Fine motor skills · Literacy and numeracy · Nature art and craft · Outdoor play · Painting · Rock painting & decorating

Make your own story stones

Story stones are props that are used to create or retell stories.  They may be used to represent the characters (eg people, animals), settings (eg the beach) and objects (eg food, houses, transport) in the stories. Kids can use story stones to: tell their own stories based on a particular theme, eg going to the… Continue reading Make your own story stones