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Spring

21/03/2018
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Sock Bunnies – Easter Crafts

Transform your old socks into these cute decorative bunnies. A fantastic craft idea for your kids this Easter! You will need the following: Socks Fabric scissors Dried rice or lentils Thin ribbon, thread or elastic bands Scraps of felt  Felt tip pens Googly eyes Glue Follow these simple steps to bring your sock bunnies to life: Fill the end third of a sock with rice or lentils and then tie or wrap an elastic band around this section of the sock to make a body. Fill the sock with more... Read More

21/03/2018
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Woven Easter Egg Baskets – Easter Crafts

These simple woven Easter Egg Baskets are perfect as a festive Easter decoration or can be used to collect eggs on an exciting Easter Egg Hunt! You will need the following: A4 coloured paper (at least 2 colours) Ruler Pencil Scissors Glue stick To make the baskets, follow these easy steps: Cut lots of strips from the A4 paper, roughly 2cm wide. Lay five, same coloured strips in a row on a flat surface. Take five strips of different coloured paper. Weave the first strip over and under the original... Read More

21/03/2018
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Bunny Skittles Game – Easter Crafts

Create some festive fun this Easter with these easy-to-make DIY Bunny Skittles! You will need the following: 10 cardboard tubes White and brown paint Pink and brown card 10 cotton wool balls Polystyrene ball PVA glue Scissors To create this fun Easter game, follow these 4 simple steps: Paint five of the tubes with white paint and the other five tubes with brown paint. Set aside to dry. Draw an oval ear shape onto card and cut it out. Use this as a template to cut out 10 ears from... Read More

spring-display-2018-competition 20/03/2018
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Spring Display 2018 Competition

** Spring Display Competition Extended ** It’s competition time! Spring has finally sprung and we want to see the most sensational spring displays! We have 3 amazing prizes up for grabs and all we ask you to do is simply complete the following 3 steps to enter: Create a beautiful Spring Display Take a good quality Photograph of your completed project Send the photo to us via Email at sales@earlyyearsresources.co.uk Use the email subject line ‘SPRING DISPLAY COMPETITION ENTRY’ and state the following: Contact Name, Name of Establishment, Age of Children, OFSTED Reg. No., Contact... Read More

08/03/2018
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Mother’s Day Gift Box

These boxes can be used to hold gifts such as jewellery or chocolate or can just be used as decoration. To make the boxes you will need: A small box (can be square, round or heart shaped) Scissors Paint Paintbrush Colourful pages from magazines or wrapping paper Pencil Glue Sparkly sequins or gems Ribbon Follow these simple steps: Paint the boxes a colour of your choice and leave to dry. Why not use your mum’s favourite colour! Cut out colourful or patterned paper to fit inside the bottom of the... Read More

mothers day flowers 08/03/2018
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Homemade Flowers for Mother’s Day

Celebrate your mum this Mother’s Day by giving her a beautiful bunch of handmade flowers. You will need: Sheets of coloured tissue paper Scissors Ruler Green pipe cleaners PVA glue Coin Glitter To make the flowers: Cut 2 pieces of tissue paper in different shades, each roughly 12cm x 50cm (you don’t need to be too precise when cutting). Place one directly on top of the other. Keeping the 2 pieces of paper together, accordion-fold, backwards and forwards along the entire length. To make round-edged flowers, draw around a coin... Read More