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20 amazing owl crafts

  Here are some of our favourite owl crafts for kids! Material owls How to make a sock owl (no sew) from Baby Centre Burlap owl craft (no sew) from Kids craft room Felt owls Stuffed felt owl magnets from Petit bout de chou Felt owl stuffie from Lia Griffith Cozy & quick owl hand… Continue reading 20 amazing owl crafts

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Gorgeous fairies

In our previous post, we shared some of our favourite ideas for creating your own magical fairy gardens at home.  Well, no magical fairy garden would be complete without gorgeous fairies! You can make fairies with: natural and recycled materials wooden peg dolls, felt and wool/yarn pom poms craft sticks and wool/yarn decorated rocks and… Continue reading Gorgeous fairies

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Snail and turtle are friends – book and crafts

Snail and turtle are friends by Stephen Michael King is a beautiful book about a friendship between a snail and a turtle.  Sometimes they like the same things, sometimes they like different things, but they still enjoy spending time with each other. Here are some fun facts about snails: Snails can be divided into 3… Continue reading Snail and turtle are friends – book and crafts

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Penguin books and crafts for kids

Two of my favourite children's picture books are Lost and found and Up and down, by Oliver Jeffers.  They tell stories about the friendship between a boy and his penguin, the time they enjoy being together and the importance of being there for your friends when they need you. Penguins are fascinating creatures.  Did you… Continue reading Penguin books and crafts for kids

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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

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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

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Fun and friendly painted rocks

As we said in our previous post, rock painting has several benefits for kids.  It is a great way to get them outside and doing something active and creative.  It provides a wonderful sensory experience with the smooth feel of the rocks and the squishiness of the paints, and the materials you need are cheap… Continue reading Fun and friendly painted rocks