Book based art and crafts · Busy bags and travel kits · Dinosaur crafts · Drawing & colouring · Fabric scraps crafts · Fairy crafts · Felt crafts · Fine motor skills · Gardening for kids · Nature art and craft · Outdoor play · Painting · Paper crafts · Play dough · Recycled crafts · Rock painting & decorating · Sensory activities · Small world play · Toys and games · Transport crafts

Setting up small world play for kids

"Small world play is acting out scenarios (scenes from real life, stories and/or imagination) in a miniature play scene, created with small figures and objects. Anything from your own home or garden will do, there is no limitation to your creativity which is why it’s a truly inexhaustible subject!" (Little Worlds Big Adventures) There are many ways… Continue reading Setting up small world play for kids

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Bug crafts · Busy bags and travel kits · Clay and salt dough crafts · Fairy crafts · Felt crafts · Hand print, fingerprint & footprint art · Nature art and craft · Painting · Paper crafts · Recycled crafts · Rock painting & decorating · Sewing for kids · Toys and games · Wool/yarn crafts

Valentine’s Day heart crafts

It is less than a week to go until Valentine's Day, so we thought it was time to share some of our favourite heart crafts for kids.  You can make Valentine's Day cards and gifts for family and friends using: recycled materials wool/yarn fabric scraps paper and card natural materials felt rocks & pebbles salt… Continue reading Valentine’s Day heart crafts

Book based art and crafts · Busy bags and travel kits · Colour recognition · Drawing & colouring · Felt crafts · Literacy and numeracy · Nature art and craft · Outdoor play · Painting · Paper crafts · Paper plate crafts · Play dough · Rainbow art and crafts · Recycled crafts · STEM activities · Wooden crafts

Cool ways to learn colours

There are so many different fun ways for kids to learn about colours. You can do colour exploration, matching and mixing activities with toddlers, preschoolers and older kids using: paint and liquid watercolours loose parts, including buttons and glass gems paint chips wooden clothes pegs and craft sticks paper, paper plates and cardboard stickers egg… Continue reading Cool ways to learn colours

Bird crafts · Cooking · Nature art and craft · Outdoor play · Paper crafts · Recycled crafts · Wooden crafts

20 fabulous bird feeders

If you are looking for a fun activity to get your kids outdoors, these bird feeders are a great project that you can do together.  It's also a great opportunity for your kids to do some bird watching and learn more about the different kinds of birds that are attracted to your garden and the… Continue reading 20 fabulous bird feeders

Colour recognition · Nature art and craft · Outdoor play · Painting · Process art · Rainbow art and crafts · Seasonal crafts · Sensory activities · STEM activities

Sensory play with ice

When it's hot outside these school holidays, why not cool your kids down with some fun sensory play with ice?! You can try: coloured ice activities, like stacking, smashing and colour mixing excavating things from ice doing science experiments with ice adding other sensory elements to ice (eg flowers, shaving cream, spices) painting on and… Continue reading Sensory play with ice

Christmas crafts · Drawing & colouring · Felt crafts · Nature art and craft · Painting · Paper crafts · Process art · Rock painting & decorating · Seasonal crafts · Toys and games · Wooden crafts

20 creative Christmas nativity crafts

This is the last post in our series of Christmas crafts for your kids to try this year. Today we are going back to the true story of Christmas - the birth of the baby Jesus - and sharing some of our favourite Christmas nativity crafts that you can make from: decorated rocks/stones drawings and… Continue reading 20 creative Christmas nativity crafts

Button crafts · Christmas crafts · Felt crafts · Hand print, fingerprint & footprint art · Nature art and craft · Painting · Paper crafts · Print making · Process art · Seasonal crafts

20 creative Christmas cards & wrap

This is the latest post in our series of Christmas crafts for your kids to try this year. In today's post we are sharing some of our favourite Christmas cards and wrapping paper ideas that kids can make from: painting marbling paper washi tape paint chips buttons leaves felt ribbon Christmas card thumbprint string of… Continue reading 20 creative Christmas cards & wrap