We can help our children learn by adding play, imagination and fun to our activities. Today we’re designing super stylish watches to learn how to tell the time.
Are you making new year’s resolutions with your children? We always do and I have lists of the girls’ plans going back a few years now. It’s lovely to look back and see what they were aiming for each time – learning to swim, riding a bike without stabilisers, learning to fly (still working on that one!). This year we have some New Year fairies who are helping us with our wishes – not just plans for ourselves but also wishes we’re making for friends and family and even wishes we’re sending out into the universe for those we don’t know. Here’s how we made our New Year fairies and how our wish tree works. [Read more…]
Goal setting with kids is a useful tool to connect, boost confidence and develop a life-long love of learning. You can use these simple New Year review printables with your children to close the past year and look forward to the new one.
New Year Review goal setting with kids printables
Turn a simple paper plate into a colourful, noisy, musical shaker.
How to make a paper plate musical shaker
Colourful, loud, and fun: make a set of rainbow noise makers and join in the Big Wild Rumpus party!
Wild Rumpus rainbow noise makers
Are you making resolutions with your children this new year? I love the energy that crackles at this time of year. All the hopes and dreams and possibilities. By nature I’m a planner and a list maker so I love to start the new year with a resolution of some kind. In the past we’ve made a wish tree and wishing wands but today we decided to try something different. Combining art with good intentions we created our Words of the Year..