Creative writing ideas :: word birds

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.

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Spring play dough with flower petals

A new season calls for a new play dough recipe! This spring play dough combined with flower petals is a lovely invitation to sensory play.

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How to plan your garden classroom

Here are my tips on how to plan your garden classroom for lots of growing, playing and learning this year.

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Nature walk ideas :: Simple Play

Welcome to day nine of our Simple Play :: complex learning series, where today we’re sharing nature walk ideas. Read on for ideas for observing the seasons and using your walk as a springboard into art, craft and sensory play. Great ideas for nature walk activities | NurtureStore :: inspiration for kids

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Wax crayon water paint frosty pictures

Here’s a super art technique to try with kids that’s just right for winter months: wax crayon water paint frosty pictures.

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