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.
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You know when your children make something and there is a buzz in the air because they’re so pleased with what they’ve made? This sun weaving which we made as a solstice crafts was one of those moments. The children loved the whole process and the end result. Here’s how we made them.
Sun weaving :: solstice crafts [Read more…]
This is a lovely simple sewing project for kids ~ how to make a Christmas tree decoration and a heart ornament.
I believe in the power of play: to nurture children, help them learn, encourage them when they need it, lift spirits and sometimes bring healing. If you’re a regular reader of NurtureStore I know you’re as passionate about giving children plenty of time and opportunity for being creative, using their imaginations and learning through play.
Here’s a tutorial that shows you how to make an easy super hero cape that your children can use for lots of pretend play – but also an invitation to send the power of play to another child who could really do with a super hero boost, joining in with the amazing I Am Super Capes appeal.
I Am Super Capes
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Art Spark process art projects for children
I’m thrilled to be joined by Jeanette from artchoo.com today, who’s here sharing a cool kids craft idea using a sticker resist technique. This project combines art and experimenting and lets your child create a masterpiece they can wear!
Here’s how to make sticker resist t-shirts: