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.
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…]
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.
Learning about daffodils
Join NurtureStore’s Family Art Club – and online art class for children and parents (teachers are welcome too!) In March we are using our senses to explore still life art inspired by spring and painting daffodils. To join the class – it’s free! – just pop your email address in the box below for instant access.
Join NurtureStore’s Family Art Club
Combine math with art in one of our favourite hundred square activities – can you make 100 colours?
100 colours hundred square activities
Combining messy play, colours and hands-on fun, this rainbow art shaving foam sensory play was a huge hit with my children. Here’s how to set it up, along with more ideas for rainbow play activities.