We were lucky enough to attend a workshop with the textile artist BeckyAdams as part of the GobbleDEEbook Children’s Literature Festival. Becky introduced a creative writing idea that combined art, imagination and storytelling and invited everyone to make their very own Word Bird. Here’s how our little flock turned out, and how you can make some Word Birds with your own children.
Here’s an idea for a spring blossom tree craft that uses natural materials for some sensory exploring and printing.
Spring blossom tree craft
Here are my tips on how to plan your garden classroom for lots of growing, playing and learning this year.
How to plan your garden classroom [Read more…]
With less than two weeks until the holiday weekend the NurtureStore house is now full on baking, painting and generally bursting with Easter crafts! I’ve got a great idea today for an Easter creation station, which invites the children to glue, stick, paint, tear and create to their hearts content.
Easter crafts :: easter egg bunting [Read more…]
Looking for some Easter craft activities for children? Here’s an idea that takes a childhood classic and gives it a spring-time twist – we’re potato printing chicks, lambs and rabbits!
This post is part of the Spring and Easter blog party – take a look at the end of this post and you’ll find over 80 fun Easter activities for children, tried and tested by kids blogs from right around the world.
Easter craft activities for children :: potato printing [Read more…]
Three gorgeously easy ways to dye Easter eggs, using shaving foam, oil and crayons.
Gorgeously easy ways to dye Easter eggs
The world isn’t divided into strict curriculum subjects, and taking something as simple as a flower can be a wonderful spring board into science, art and poetry. This week we’ve been learning about daffodils: investigating the parts of a daffodil, using them as inspiration for some spring art, and reciting daffodil poems.