Fun kids science experiments :: homemade lollipops

Learning can be delicious with fun kids science experiments like these homemade lollipops. They’re easy to make, yummy to eat and give children the opportunity for some hands-on science investigation.

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Homemade gift wrap made with Christmas scented paint

Can you hear those jingle bells? Christmas crafting has begun! This homemade gift wrap made with Christmas scented paint is the first of many Christmas crafts that are on the way – but this one is the best smelling!

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Garden sensory play :: petal perfume

Do you remember making petal perfume when you were a child? It’s a lovely garden sensory play idea I’m keen to pass on to my daughter. Here’s how we made ours:A lovely garden sensory play idea - make some homemade petal perfume

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Creating Wearable Art: Printmaking with Kids

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…

A fantastic step-by-step tutorial for Printmaking - Creating wearable art with kids

 

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How to make a ragdoll from your child’s art

Have you ever tried turning your children’s art into a keepsake ragdoll? I think it’s such a special way to capture their drawings and turn them into something they can play with now, and keep as they grow older. And it’s very easy to do.

A fantastic how-to that shows you how to make a ragdoll from your child's own drawing.

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