Saturday, 18 February 2017

Frozen Oobleck Sensory Play

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. 

How to make frozen oobleck. Fish themed sensory play for toddlers and preschoolers. Easy science for kids.

Monday, 13 February 2017

2D Shape Painting Activity

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. 

2D shape painting activity for toddlers and preschoolers. Learn shapes and colours using shape stamps made from toilet roll tubes. An easy DIY gift wrap idea for kids.

Sunday, 12 February 2017

9 Spring Crafts for Kids

With all the cold and rainy weather we have had recently I really can't wait for Spring to arrive!  Chicks, flowers and rainbows (along with better weather) are just some of the things that make me think of Spring. I always love all the colourful kids art, craft and activity ideas that Spring brings with it.

9 Spring crafts for kids. Easy art and craft ideas for preschoolers and school aged children.

Saturday, 11 February 2017

Free Printable Heart Glasses

Use our free printable heart shaped glasses as a quick and easy Valentines day craft for kids. These DIY glasses would look great coloured in, painted, or just printed onto coloured card. 

Free printable heart shaped glasses. A quick and easy Valentines day craft for kids.

Friday, 10 February 2017

FREE printable postcards for kids

Encourage early writing with our Free printable postcards. Kids will love to write special notes to family and friends to make them smile. A simple act of kindness inspired by the story 'The Kindness Elves' by Anna Ranson and Benjamin Byre. Writing special postcards would be a lovely activity idea for Valentines day or Mothers day.

FREE printable postcards for kids. A simple act of kindness inspired by the story "The kindness elves" An activity to encourage early writers and make someones day at the same time. A craft idea for mothers day or valentines day.

Pour Painting Flower Pot

Pour painting is such a fun and easy art idea for kids. Rainbow coloured flower pots can be created really easily using this fun painting technique. These DIY flower pots make great little gifts and would be perfect for Mothers Day as well as teacher gifts.  This colourful kids craft is great for this time of year as we head towards Spring. 
DIY pour painting flower pot craft for kids. Pour painting is a fun and easy painting technique and easy art idea for kids. This rainbow craft makes a perfect Mothers Day or teacher kid made gift. Can be made as part of a Spring project for kids.

Sunday, 5 February 2017

Heart Art Painting

Stamping with heart shaped cookie cutters is a very easy and effective art technique. Young children can easily create a beautiful piece of heart art and they will love the added sparkle! This craft would be perfect to make after reading 'The Day it Rained Hearts' by Felicia Bond. Toddlers and preschoolers will love painting their own piece of art to give to somebody special for Valentines day. 

Cookie cutter heart art for toddlers and preschoolers. An easy kids process art activity. 'The day it rained hearts' craft.

Saturday, 4 February 2017

No Mess Rainbow Art

Create your own no mess rainbow art after reading the beautifully written and illustrated story "My colour is Rainbow" by Agnes Hsu. Babies, Toddlers and preschoolers will love exploring this story and easy art process. This painting activity is perfect for the days when you don't want to spend ages cleaning up your child!
An easy, no mess rainbow art idea for babies, toddlers and preschoolers. A fun colour learning. rainbow, weather, st patricks day or Spring project.  The heart cut out makes this a great valentines day activity for kids too. "My color is rainbow" book craft.

Wednesday, 25 January 2017

Clay Craft Ideas

Clay is such a fun art material for kids to work with whatever their age. Today I have put together a collection of amazing clay craft ideas for kids. Preschoolers, school aged children and much much older kids will all enjoy using clay and working on these beautiful projects. Many of these clay craft ideas would make stunning homemade gifts to be treasured.

Clay craft ideas for kids. DIY clay crafts using air drying clay or polymer clay that make stunning homemade gifts. Something for all ages from preschoolers to school aged children to teenagers.

Sunday, 22 January 2017

Easy Cheerios Bird Feeders

Work on fine motor skills and feed the birds at the same time with these easy cheerios bird feeders. Toddler and preschooler will love threading cheerios (and eating them!) as they make a little treat for the birds. 

Easy cheerios bird feeders for toddlers and preschoolers. A fine motor skills activity for young kids. A fun and simple threading craft for a winter project.