One of the highlights of the Just So festival is the paper lantern parade on the Saturday night. All day on the Friday and Saturday families had been busy in the mess tent, weaving, gluing and sticking to make lanterns from a combination of willow and tissue paper, and by the Saturday night 360 paper lanterns had been made for the evening parade. The lanterns are easy to make and are a magical craft for the winter solstice, Halloween or Bonfire Night.
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Celebrate the season in style with this easy autumn craft for preschool – make a leaf crown!
Leaf crown :: easy autumn craft for preschool
Here’s a gorgeously easy monoprint project for children from Barbara Rucci’s super new book Art Workshop for Children.
Easy monoprint project for kids
Here’s a free pumpkin number printable sheet and ideas for how to use this autumn math printable for some pumpkin math games.
Free pumpkin numbers printable sheet
Here’s a free printable leaf coloring sheet and ideas for how to use this autumn printable for some leaf art and activities.
Free printable leaf coloring sheet
Here’s a free printable apple taste test sheet and ideas for how to use this apple printable to make a zigzag book for your apple lapbook or nature journal.
Free printable apple taste test sheet
Storytelling is a wonderful way for children to learn, and these Rama and Sita puppets are great as a Diwali activity. Here’s how we made them, with ideas on how to use puppets and stories to learn and explore.