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Autumn Crafts

diwali umbrella elephant crafts 15/10/2020
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Elephant Umbrella – Diwali Crafts

Celebrate Diwali with this colourful elephant based on a traditional Indian umbrella decoration, fun for all the kids! Read the simple instructions below to get started: Art materials you will need: A paper bowl Paint A brush Coloured card Patterned paper Sticky tape Beads 2 x wobbly eyes Felt pens Thin ribbon or wool Sequins Glue Instructions for your Elephant Umbrella: Paint a cardboard bowl on the inside and outside then leave it to dry. Cut out 2 matching elephants. Glue them together with a piece of ribbon taped between... Read More

Diwali Decoration 14/10/2020
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Diwali Centrepiece Decoration – Crafts

This Diwali Decoration is the perfect arts and crafts activity this Diwali! Diwali lanterns are lit and hung inside and outside homes to celebrate the Festival of Light. Try making your own Diwali design as a table centrepiece. Follow the simple instructions below to get started! Art materials you will need: A cardboard plate A glue stick Coloured paper Scissors Glitter glue Acrylic gems or sequins LED tea lights Instructions for your Diwali Decoration: Cut a circle from coloured paper to fit in the middle of your plate. Cut out... Read More

Mummy Pen Pots - Halloween Crafts 07/10/2020
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Mummy Pen Pots – Halloween Crafts

These Mummy Pen Pots are a fab arts and craft activity this Halloween time for the kids. Protect your pens and pencils by keeping them in these spooky Mummy Pots! Suitable for ages 5 to 7 years old. Read the simple how-to craft instructions below to get started: Art materials you will need: Glue Scissors White fabric/bandages white and black card Googly eyes coffee cans Instructions for your Mummy Pen Pots: Glue some white card around the outside of a coffee can, to cover up the writing! Add a rectangle... Read More

Pom Pom Hedgehogs - autumn crafts 06/10/2020
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Pom Pom Hedgehogs – Autumn Crafts

These Pom Pom Hedgehogs are a fab arts and crafts activity for autumn time with the kids! It’s easy and simple to make with just a few craft materials required. Suitable for ages 5 to 7 years old. Read the simple how-to instructions below to get started on your Pom Pom Hedgehogs: Art materials you will need: Brown wool Beige and black felt fabric Cereal box card Scissors Glue Instructions for your Pom Pom Hedgehogs: Draw around a ring-shaped template onto card twice and cut them out. Put the two... Read More

Fun Flappy Owls - Autumn Crafts 05/10/2020
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Fun Flappy Owls – Autumn Crafts

These Fun Flappy Owls are a great autumn activity for the kids! Suitable for children aged 0 to 5 years. Read the simple instructions below to get started! Art materials you will need: Two paper plates Brown paint Thick paintbrush Two bottle tops Two eye stickers or googly eyes Silver glittery card Scraps of coloured paper Glue stick Strong glue Two paper fasteners Scissors Instructions for your Fun Flappy Owls: Cut a paper plate into an owl shape. With the other paper plate cut out two wings. Paint the owl... Read More

Hedgehog Straw Painting - Autumn Crafts 02/10/2020
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Hedgehog Straw Paintings – Autumn Crafts

These Hedgehog Straw Paintings are a great arts and crafts activity for the kids this autumn, using splattered paints to make the prickly hedgehogs! Read the simple instructions below to get started: Art materials you will need: Thick white paper Coloured paper for backgrounds A paintbrush Paints Paint mixing tray A drinking straw Scissors Glue Glitter card A black felt pen Instructions for your Hedgehog Straw Paintings: Mix some poster paints in a tray for the hedgehog’s bodies. Mix the paint with water so the consistency is fairly runny. Use... Read More

fireworks pictures bonfire crafts 09/10/2019
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Sparkly Fireworks Picture – Bonfire Night Crafts

Create Sparkly Fireworks Pictures for Bonfire Night Create a dazzling firework picture for bonfire night using glue, glitter and sequins! An ideal arts and crafts project for young children. Simply follow these instructions to make a sparkly firework design this Guy Fawkes night and get creative. Art materials you will need: Card (black) PVA Glue (white) Glitter (various colours) Sequins Paintbrush Newspaper (or splash mat) How to make sparkly fireworks pictures this bonfire night: Cover your work surface with newspaper or a splash mat, and place a sheet of black... Read More

firework crown bonfire crafts 09/10/2019
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Make A Firework Crown – Bonfire Night Crafts

Create a Firework Crown for Bonfire Night Get the little ones excited for Bonfire Night and make your very own colourful DIY Firework Crown! An ideal arts and crafts project for children aged 5-7 years old. Simply follow these instructions to make firework crowns this Guy Fawkes night and get creative. Art materials you will need: Coloured Card (in red, orange & yellow) Holographic Card Scissors and Glue Felt Stars or Stick-On Stars Sticky Tape Pencil & Stapler Tape Measure How to make a firework crown this bonfire night: Measure... Read More

shooting stars bonfire crafts 09/10/2019
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Make Shooting Stars – Bonfire Night Crafts

Create Red Rockets, Sun Sparklers & Silver Catherine Wheels for Bonfire Night Bring some extra sparkle to Bonfire Night this year with these colourful homemade fireworks crafts. Made from recycled foil dishes and cardboard tubes, these DIY shooting stars are easy and cheap to make, but look as good as the real thing for Bonfire Night! An ideal arts and crafts project for children aged 0-5 years old. Simply follow these instructions to make red rockets, sun sparklers and silver catherine wheels shooting stars this Guy Fawkes night. Art materials... Read More

30/09/2019
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Make Halloween Cards – Halloween Crafts

Make these spooky Halloween cards to use as party invitations or decorations! This craft activity is suitable for 5-7 years. Read the simple instructions below to get started: Art materials you will need: Sheet of A4 orange card Sheet of A4 black card 2 yellow buttons Scraps of pink corrugated card and blue 3 paper straws 1 sheet of yellow acetate film Scissors Glue stick Ruler Pencil STEP 1: Firstly, fold the orange piece of A4 in half to create the background to the card. Using the templates trace and... Read More