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creating a memory box with children 19/05/2020
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How To Build A Memory Box with Children

Written by Kirsty Prankerd, Managing Director at keepsake and gifting brand Write From The Heart. In this article, she shares her tips for creating an educational memory box that your children will love to look back on in years to come. With the UK under lockdown and most schools and nurseries closed, we’re all spending a lot more time at home. As a result, it can be tough to keep thinking of new ways to keep the kids busy — and even trickier to make sure they’re still learning and... Read More

spinning rainbow window crafts for kids 27/03/2020

Spinning Rainbow – Crafts

LEARNING ZONES: – Exploring & Using Media & Materials – Imagination – Understanding the World With colourful rainbow pictures popping up in windows all over the country, now is the perfect time to let the kids get crafty and create their own magical spinning rainbow. Perfect for a beautiful window display or decoration to brighten up your home or setting. Using card and paints, follow these simple crafts instructions below to make a spinning rainbow with the children and spread hope and joy. Can you find the pot of gold... Read More

spring bunting for easter crafts 16/03/2020
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Springtime DIY Bunting – Easter Crafts

Create Spring themed bunting for the perfect Easter decoration! Get the little ones excited for Easter and make your very own colourful Bunting! An ideal arts and crafts project for children aged 5-7 years old. Simply follow these instructions! Art materials you will need: Coloured card – in blue, green, yellow and red Pink patterned paper Black card White card Scissors Glue Pencil Hole punch Garden twine How to make Springtime bunting: Take the coloured card and cut out six flags (two of each colour) for the spring themed bunting.... Read More

easter bunny finger print cards 16/03/2020
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Finger Print Easter Cards – Crafts

Create the perfect cards for Easter! Get the little ones excited for Easter and make your very own festive bunny cards! An ideal arts and crafts project for children aged 0-5 years old. Simply follow these instructions! Art materials you will need: Coloured card – in turquoise, yellow, orange and pink White card Coloured Ink pads – orange, purple and yellow Black fine liner pen Green felt tip pen White pom poms Glue stick Strong glue Scissors Pencil Ruler How to make two rabbits on a hill card: To make... Read More

Heart Hands Valentine's Day Card Crafts 07/02/2020
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Heart Hands Valentine’s Day Card Crafts

Create Heart Hands Cards for Valentine’s Day Valentine’s Day is a great excuse to get crafty with the kids! So why not make some lovely heart hands using coloured card, tissue paper and glue. This wonderful DIY crafts idea is ideal for younger children and great to give as a valentine’s day card or gift. Simply follow these step-by-step crafts instructions below to create your heart hands. Art materials you will need: Glue Stick Coloured Card Tissue Paper Scissors Pen or Pencil How to make a heart hands valentines day... Read More

07/02/2020
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Make Your Own Spring Creatures [VIDEO]

It’s nearly time for some sensational spring displays and creative craft activities! Our easy-to-do Spring Creatures craft activity is perfect for children, whether in nurseries, schools or even at home, and will be a great addition to any displays 🐞 Learn how to make these simple Spring Creatures by watching our video tutorial or following the steps below. Art Materials You Will Need: Coloured Paper Glue Scissors Wiggly Eyes (optional) Step 1: Cut several strips of paper to create the body. Step 2: Draw Around something circular to create the... Read More

spring flowers craft activity 03/02/2020
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Make Your Own Spring Flowers [VIDEO]

Sensational Spring Displays usually have one main ingredient; flowers! Our easy-to-do Spring Flowers are perfect for children, whether in nurseries, schools or even at home. Learn how to make these simple Spring Flowers by watching our video tutorial or following the steps below. Art Materials You Will Need: Coloured Tissue Paper Glue Scissors Coloured Lolly Sticks Pipe Cleaners Step 1: Layer several pieces of tissue paper, gluing each in the middle. Step 2: Draw around something circular to create the base of your flower, add scalloped petals. Step 3: Cut... Read More

29/11/2019
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Elf Shelf Sitters – Christmas Crafts

Make these festive Elf Shelf Sitters with the children and encourage some Christmas Creativity! Read the simple instructions below to get started: Art Materials You Will Need: Red, Green, White, Skin-toned, Black felt fabric Scissors Glue Paper cups Buttons Black paint Paintbrush STEP 1: Cut a strip of flesh toned felt and glue it around the lower part of a paper cup. Cut a circle of the same colour and glue it on the base of the cup. STEP 2: Cut a strip of red felt and glue it around... Read More

29/11/2019
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Paper Tube Christmas Tree Crafts

Make this festive Christmas Tree made out of paper tubes with the children and encourage some Christmas Creativity! Read the simple instructions below to get started: Art Materials You Will Need: Cardboard Tubes Gold Card Green and Brown Card Glittery Shapes Scissors Glue STEP 1: Gather together the cardboard tubes. You could use kitchen roll tubes or thinner tubes from rolls of tin foil. Cut the tubes into decreasing lengths so that they form a tree-shape when placed together. Cut a final short length for the tree trunk. STEP 2:... Read More

Christmas pizza box 22/11/2019
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Christmas Pizza Box – Chistmas Crafts

Make this festive Christmas Pizza Box with the children and encourage some Christmas Creativity! Read the simple instructions below to get started: Art Materials You Will Need Pizza Box Glittery Card Metallic Paper Coloured Ribbons Scissors Glue Stick Googly Eyes STEP 1: Decorate the outside and the inside of the pizza box by gluing big strips of silver, blue and light blue glittery card. STEP 2: Create a cone Christmas tree with the green glittery card and decorate it. STEP 3: Sketch the outlines of the snowman, the hat and... Read More