Bug crafts · Drawing & colouring · Hand print, fingerprint & footprint art · Literacy and numeracy · Nature art and craft · Painting · Paper crafts · Paper plate crafts · Print making · Recycled crafts · Rock painting & decorating · Seasonal crafts · Wool/yarn crafts

Beautiful butterfly crafts

Spring is here - at least it is where I am in South Australia! ┬áTo 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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Book based art and crafts · Bug crafts · Drawing & colouring · Fine motor skills · Hand print, fingerprint & footprint art · Literacy and numeracy · Painting · Paper crafts · Paper plate crafts · Play dough · Print making · Puppets · Recycled crafts · Rock painting & decorating

Very hungry caterpillar crafts

Photo credit: Dymocks The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle is one of the most well-known and loved children's picture books, with so many different things for kids to learn about, including : the life cycle of a caterpillar and butterfly days of the week counting colour recognition different types of food Making crafts based… Continue reading Very hungry caterpillar crafts

Painting · Print making · Process art

Process art with print making

In a┬áprevious blog post we talked about the importance of process art for kids, which simply means focusing on the creative process, rather than on the finished product. These process art activities use a range of print making tools and techniques, including bubble wrap, sponges, nuts and bolts, fruit and vegetables, muffin tins, string, forks,… Continue reading Process art with print making