Who wants an Ice-cream?

Puffy Paint Ice Cream Collages. This week we’ve been getting stuck into some ice-cream inspired arts and crafts activities  in celebration of the many we’ve been eating due to the (mostly!) lovely sunny weather we’ve been enjoying. First on our list was to create some puffy paint ice-cream pictures. Puffy paint is something I keep … Read more

Flower Crafts

Tissue Paper Flowers My 4 year finishes up at his pre-school this week.  I can’t believe I am going to have two kids at big school come September!  He is so excited about it, especially after meeting this new teacher yesterday.  Lets just hope he’s as excited come September. He has had a fabulous teacher at pre-school who … Read more

Bubblewrap shape printing activity for toddlers and preschoolers

  We love to re-use ordinary household items in our arts and crafts. At the weekend we purchased a new set of wine glasses. They came wrapped in bubblewrap and were placed into a cardboard box for us to bring home safely.  Packaging materials are great to re-use in kids arts and crafts activities and … Read more

An old classic…Sponge Painting!

Arts and crafts don’t always have to involve specialist materials. Sometimes all you need to do is look around and see what you already have at home.  It’s definitely worth getting into the habit of saving some of your empty cereal boxes, toilet roll tubes, plastic bottles and bottle tops for arts and crafts projects.Ordinary household … Read more

Collaborative Very Hungry Caterpillar Craft

Collaborative Very Hungry Caterpillar Craft

My eldest son had a very exciting delivery to this classroom last week. Five baby caterpillars. We have been eagerly checking them each school morning to see how much they have grown. They are growing at quite apace.  My son has been explaining to his siblings about how they are going to turn into cocoons … Read more