Creating art they can wear provides a wonderful incentive to motivate children who are less interested in art making projects. Of course, those who like to get creative will love this one too! Christie Burnett from Childhood101 joins us today with a fantastic tutorial, sharing one of the ideas from her brilliant new book Time to Create: Hands On Explorations in Process Art for Young Children. It’s a book I love, packed with creative kids’ ideas, so do click through to take a look.Here’s Christie…
Creating Wearable Art: Printmaking with Kids [Read more…]
Welcome to day two of our week long series dedicated to the lovely, playful and sometimes willful stage of childhood that is toddlerhood. Yesterday we looked at sensory play and today we’re got some of our favourite ideas for arts and crafts. They’re ideas which are just right for two- and three-year olds (but also great for bigger kids too!)
Activities for toddlers: art [Read more…]
Ever tried printing with flowers?
Dip and print – it couldn’t be easier. The flower stalks were like little fairy wands, dabbing paint onto the paper.
Little finger prints make great stems too (and who can resist putting putting their hands in the paint?)
More creative ways to use nature to inspire learning
Fill your year with hands-on, creative learning inspired by nature. Click through to see our Garden Classroom resource and get your free Garden Journal.