Make a pumpkin house! :: imaginary play

Having the right things, in the right places can really help to spark children’s imagination. Pulling in play dough, art and imaginary play, here’s how to turn a pumpkin into a house!

Fantastic idea - turn a pumpkin into a play house! {Love the play dough recipes too.}

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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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How to make an easy & no sew owl costume

Following on from our owl mask, add in these easy, no sew, owl wings and you have a beautiful, child-made owl costume.  Here are two ways to make the wings.

How to make a great, easy, no sew owl costume.

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How to make an easy owl mask

At the Just So Festival we took part in a Wild Rumpus parade, joining the {winning!} owl tribe. The girls loved making their costumes and dressing up with a whole group of other owls, big and small, so much that I thought I’d share how we made our easy owl masks. Watch out for some more owl crafts over the next few days too – wings and bunting are on the way!

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Where fairies go on holiday :: seashell fairy houses

Where do fairies go on holiday? To stay in seashell cottages by the sea! Here’s a sweet little craft idea that turns into imaginary play and storytelling.

A lovely idea for fairy houses made from shells - mixing art, story telling and imaginary play.

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