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.
Use these resources to make a seasonal nature table or nature discovery center that engages children in thinking, exploring and learning about spring.
How to make a spring nature table
Looking for some Easter craft activities for children? Here’s an idea that takes a childhood classic and gives it a spring-time twist – we’re potato printing chicks, lambs and rabbits!
Easter craft activities for children :: potato printing [Read more…]
Here are some easy Easter crafts, made from recycled materials. We have a cute Easter chick and some woolly lambs. With an open invitation to pick your own materials and think up your own design, this craft session is packed with creativity.
Easy Easter crafts :: chicks and lambs [Read more…]
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…]
Purrfectly cute clay cats are easy to make from air-drying clay. Clay is a wonderful material for children to use to make and play with. Touchy-feely and easy to mold, an air drying clay doesn’t even need baking – and it takes pencils and paints well to create this super cute cat craft.
Purrffectly cute cat craft using air drying clay
I’ll guide you through four weeks of beautiful and fun art projects that you can enjoy with your children. At home or at school, these process art projects will give you an interesting framework of activities that you can weave into your weeks, so your children are engaged, creating and enjoying themselves all through art. See more details of Art Spark here.
This foil fish craft is great as part of an ‘under the sea’ theme or as seaside art. The foil presents children with an interesting material to paint on and you can make a whole ocean full of their designs.