Shiver me timbers, have I got some fabulous pirate activities for you! With ideas from Nurturestore and a crew of kid bloggers from around the seven seas, here are over thirty five ideas you can use with your little pirates. There’s everything for some pirate-theme play and learning – pretend play, food, dressing up, story telling, sensory tubs, writing, action games and more. Click each link to to find out more and enjoy some fun pirate activities with your kids.
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…]
Here’s a super easy, quick and creative idea for a kids craft that’s fun to make and even better to play with :: tea party puppets!
Kids crafts :: tea party puppets [Read more…]
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You’ll learn how to support your child’s explorations and encourage their confidence. I’ll give you a broad range of process art projects you can try at home or in school, and introduce you to a wealth of famous art from around the world.
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Art Spark process art projects for children
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…]
Ever so simple, and ever so pretty: here’s how to make a Christmas angel craft for kids.
Christmas angel craft for kids [Read more…]
A simple junk model craft idea to make a cardboard box boat, along with some pirate themed play ideas.