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.
Do you have a spring nature table? They’re a wonderful way to bring nature into your home or classroom, and encourage children to connect by investigating and responding to the treasures of the season.
Let’s get our nature tables ready for spring today.
Welcoming spring into our homes and classrooms
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…]
Here are some easy Easter crafts, made from recycled materials. We have a cute Easter chick and some woolly lambs. With an open invitation to pick your own materials and think up your own design, this craft session is packed with creativity.
Easy Easter crafts :: chicks and lambs [Read more…]
Here’s a super cute Easter bunny craft idea that’s easy to make and works great filled with little Easter treats or as puppets for some imaginary play.
Easter bunny craft [Read more…]
Purrfectly cute clay cats are easy to make from air-drying clay. Clay is a wonderful material for children to use to make and play with. Touchy-feely and easy to mold, an air drying clay doesn’t even need baking – and it takes pencils and paints well to create this super cute cat craft.