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Handprint Parrots 09/07/2020
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Handprint Parrots – Animal Crafts

These colourful Parrots are fun and easy to make, the perfect summer craft to do with kids! Suitable for ages 0 to 5 years old. Read the simple instructions below to get started on your Handprint Parrots: Art materials you will need: Coloured or patterned paper Scissors Glue Pen/pencil Googly eyes Instructions for your Handprint Parrots: Step 1: Draw a body and beak onto coloured paper and cut them out. Glue the beak onto the body. Step 2:Draw around your hand lots of times onto different coloured paper and cut... Read More

How to have a fun and educational zero-waste picnic with children 08/07/2020

How To Have An Educational Zero-Waste Picnic with Children

This article has been written by Mike Hardman, Marketing Manager at catering equipment supplier Alliance Online, who shares his tips for a zero-waste picnic that teaches children about the importance of eco friendliness. Early years children love picnics — especially when teddy bears are invited along! And, as well as being fun, they can present lots of great learning opportunities. Here’s how to host a fun and educational zero-waste picnic that teaches children important lessons about protecting the Earth. Plan out your menu Before you buy or make any food,... Read More

Handprint Flamingos 24/06/2020
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Handprint Flamingos – Summer Crafts

Have some fun and get stuck in with these Handprint Flamingos, a fun activity for the children this summer! Suitable for ages 5 to 7 years old. Read the simple instructions below to get started on your Handprint Flamingos: Art materials you will need: Pink and yellow paper or card Pencil Scissors Glue Black marker pen Instructions for your Handprint Flamingos: Step 1:Draw around your hand onto pink paper and cut it out. Step 2: Draw the legs and head/neck onto pink paper and cut them out too. Cut the... Read More

23/06/2020
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Butterfly Sun Catcher – Summer Crafts

Let the light in this summer with these fun and colourful Butterfly Sun Catchers, the perfect addition to any window! Suitable for ages 5 to 7 years old. Read the instructions below to get started on your Butterfly Sun Catchers: Art materials you will need: Large A3 sheet of black card Clear sticky back plastic Tissue paper in various colours Scissors Glue Sticky tack Pencil Instructions for your Butterfly Sun Catchers: Step 1: Take the A3 sheet of black card and a pencil. Sketch out a large butterfly outline on... Read More

summer crafts 22/06/2020
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Fruity Fans – Summer Crafts

These Fruity Fans are the perfect way to cool down this summer! Suitable for ages 5-7. Read the simple instructions below and get started on your Fruity Fans! Art materials you will need: A4 dark orange card A4 yellow card Scraps of mid orange paper Orange button Wooden spoon or sticks Red arrange poster paint Scissors Ruler Glue stick Gel glue Pencil Paintbrush Instructions to make Fruity Fans: Step 1: Firstly, paint the wooden spoon using red poster paint and leave to dry, it may need two coats to get... Read More

18/06/2020
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Stick Fish Collage – Summer Crafts

The perfect summer activity for kids! Gather a collection of natural materials to build this 3D seaside-themed picture, get as creative as you like! Read the simple instructions below to get started: Art materials you will need: Thick corrugated card Paint Masking tape Thin sticks A ruler Strong scissors Small shells PVA glue A glue brush String Instructions for your Fish Collage: Step 1: Cut a piece of corrugated card (22cm x 30cm). Stick masking tape around the card to neaten the edges then paint with a background colour. Leave... Read More

17/06/2020
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Watermelon Counting – Summer Crafts

This educational summer craft is the perfect activity for the kids! Encourage the children to know summer fruits and have some creative fun at the same time! Suitable for all ages. Read the simple instructions below to get started on this fun craft: Art materials you will need: Paper plates Paints Brushes Coloured buttons or raisins (for an edible version)! Instructions for your watermelon craft: Step 1: Paint a green edge to the plate and a yellow line inside. Then paint the middle of the plate bright red so it... Read More

16/06/2020
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Fingerprint Fruit Salad – Summer Crafts

The ideal summer crafts for kids! Create different fruits with finger paints for the ultimate summer activity indoors or outdoors. Suitable for children of all ages. Follow the simple instructions below and get started on this summer crafts for kids! Art materials you will need: Paints Paintbrushes Googly eyes Glue Card Fineliner pen Instructions for fingerprint Summer fruits: Step 1: Dip your finger into your preferred paint colour and press firmly onto the paper, be careful not to smudge the paint! Step 2: Once the paint has dried use a... Read More

Father's Day 15/06/2020
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Father’s Day Medals Gift – Crafts

“A good father is a source of inspiration” Dr. T.P.Chia Father’s Day is approaching fast! Give the ultimate homemade personal gift this year with these Father’s Day Medals. Suitable for all ages. Read the simple instructions below to get started: Art materials you will need: Thick card A pencil Pipe cleaners Glue and brush Tissue paper Ribbon Scissors A ruler Sticky tape Gold paint Sponge pieces Stickers or decorations Instructions for your Father’s Day Medals: Step 1: Draw around a bowl or plate onto thick card to make a circle... Read More

Fathers Day 15/06/2020
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Superhero Mask Father’s Day Card – Crafts

“Children learn to smile from their parents” Shinichi Suzuki Father’s Day is just around the corner and what better way to give thanks than with this homemade card! The ultimate personal touch for this special day. Suitable for all ages. Follow the simple instructions below for this father’s day card: Art materials you will need: A4 yellow patterned card Blue card Sheet of blue glittery fun foam Gold elastic cord Glittery fun foam stars White paper 3D mount pads Hole punch Scissors Glue Pen Pencil Instructions for your father’s day... Read More