Make a fairy :: Waldorf Steiner play

It’s fairy week on NurtureStore! We celebrated my daughter’s seventh birthday last weekend with a fairy party, with lots of fairy-themed food, crafts and play. I have some lovely, simple-to-do, full-of-play ideas to share with you this week, starting with today’s idea: how to make a fairy!A lovely way to make a beautiful fairy. So simple, kids can make their own designs.

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100 kids art projects

100 kids art projects, organised by material, technique, topic and season

100 kids art projects

Exploring art is such an important part childhood (and beyond!) With just a simple set of materials you are giving your child the opportunity to explore

the math of shapes, colour mixing, geometry and more;

storytelling and language development as they draw characters, create a scene and talk about their art;

sensory experiences as they swirl paint, smear glue and tear paper;

science discovery as they explore the properties of glue, paint and card;

and the uplifting, joyful discovery of their own voice and vision, and the confidence to express themselves.

In this archive of kids art projects you’ll find process art, seasonal crafts, and ideas for exploring new materials. The art projects are indexed by topic, material, technique and theme, to help you find ideas that are just right for your child. Click through, take a look at the all the photos and pick a few to try. Read more »

Junk model ideas :: free kids crafts e-book!

This is the final instalment of our Simple Play :: complex learning series, where we are focussing on junk modelling. I’ve got a free Glorious Junk! e-book for you all, so please read on and download your copy.

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Christmas angel craft for kids

Ever so simple, and ever so pretty: here’s how to make a Christmas angel craft for kids.

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Design your dream home :: language, art and imagination

Here’s a really simple idea that’s full of possibilities for children to develop language, art and imagination: design your dream home!

A great project for language, art and imagination: design your dream home

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