It’s important for children’s development for them to get outdoors and have plenty of time to play and explore. We’re lucky in the UK to have so many great woodland spaces, and we’ve been working with the Woodland Trust to help spread the word about their work and the importance of preserving our woodlands. The […]
Remember how I told you to go ahead and buy that big pack of pipe cleaners because you would have plenty of use of them? Well, today I have another 10 ways for you to use those pipe cleaners. So roll up your sleeves and let’s get to crafting! 10 MORE Pipe Cleaner Crafts
Kaleidoscope This simple kaleidoscope works best when it is held up to the light. Move the tube around to see the pretty colours, glitter and sequins dance around.
DIY chalk Did you know that you can make your own chalk? And it’s easy! This chalk is made into giant sticks, which is great for little hands to grab hold of, and perfect for pavements and patios. You can create a giant masterpiece and then let the rain wash it off.
Did you know that you can transfer printed text to washi tape? I only found out recently. It’s so cool! This might be the easiest washi tape craft for kids EVER! It’s perfect for making labels that won’t damage toys, but it’s also great for learning spellings and sight words in a fun way.
If you’re looking for a fun 4th of July craft to make this summer, why not try this simple handprint American Flag 4th of July Craft. If you’re not in the USA, you can adapt this basic idea to make other flags too, to celebrate any national event, or sporting occasion. Doesn’t it look cute?
This Fine Motor Sun Craft is from our contributor Nicola at Craftykidsathome.com The sun has been shining high in the sky over here in Ireland, so I have been busy pegging out lots of washing on our washing line. Bella has been very keen to help me out and with a boost up from a […]
Father’s Day is not far off, and this Origami Father’s Day Shirt & Tie Card is a cute idea for kids to make for their beloved Dad! School age kids will enjoy folding and decorating this card, and writing their own heart felt note inside.
Use this tutorial from the “Now I Can Sew” book to create a zoo of cute animal finger puppets, with a monkey, lion and elephant, for endless hours of fun!
Learning about the weather is one of the classic early years topic for children. This simple craft helps them to look at the different weather each day. After making it, they can have fun changing it each morning to show the correct weather outside. All you need is a few simple materials.