Sunday, 26 March 2017
Friday, 24 March 2017
When it comes to craft supplies craft sticks (also known as lollipop sticks or popsicle sticks) are high up on the must have list as they can be used in so many fun ways. Today I am sharing a collection of fun craft stick craft ideas for kids. Some of the ideas are super simple and suitable for the youngest of children, some are a little more complicated and more for older children or for making with a little help from mum or dad.
Thursday, 23 March 2017
Introduce children to floating and sinking with this easy science experiment. Kids will love designing and making tin foil boats and testing how well they float. They can investigate how many gems each boat can hold before it starts to sink, maybe even have a little competition. Even the youngest of scientists will enjoy this fun challenge.
Sunday, 12 March 2017
Bright and colourful flower crafts are perfect for this time of year as Spring begins. Kids will love using a salad spinner to create spin art rainbow flowers. This fun painting idea is easy enough for toddlers and preschoolers to enjoy and the flowers all look beautifully unique.
Thursday, 9 March 2017
'The Day it Rained Heart's' by Felicia Bond is a beautiful children's book about a little girl that collects hearts and creates personalised gifts from them. Today we are sharing an easy marbled heart craft inspired by the story. Marbling using shaving foam is such a fun art process and perfect for younger children.
Sunday, 5 March 2017
Rainbow spaghetti is great for sensory play and so easy to make. Follow our simple instructions on how to make brightly coloured rainbow spaghetti in a ziplock bag. Babies, toddlers and preschoolers will love exploring the colour and texture of the spaghetti and as it is edible there are no worries about them putting it in their mouths.
Sunday, 26 February 2017
Rainbow crafts are so bright and colourful and perfect for this time of year as we head towards Spring. I have put together a collection of my favourite rainbow craft ideas for kids. Whether you are looking for an easy rainbow craft, a fun rainbow activity or something that you can make with your child as a gift or keepsake, this list has it covered.
Friday, 24 February 2017
Have you ever wondered what your favourite photograph would look like as a piece of art? Im so excited about sharing with you today a really easy way to turn your photos to art using some fun digital art effects from Befunky.
Saturday, 18 February 2017
Oobleck is always so much fun to play with, frozen oobleck is even better! Kids can mix up their own oobleck using just cornflour and water and watch the 'slime' as it changes from a solid to a liquid. This simple science activity for toddlers and preschoolers will keep young children busy for ages as they explore and experiment. Today we introduced little fish to our oobleck sensory play.
Monday, 13 February 2017
Kids will love creating patterns using shape stamps made from toilet roll tubes. This 2D shape painting activity can be used to help toddlers and preschoolers learn their shapes and colours or to make colourful gift wrap, greeting cards or wall art.