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Spring Crafts

25/02/2021
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A DIY Mother’s Day Craft Pack

Mother’s Day is the perfect celebration of the hard work that care givers of all kinds put in to raising and caring for their children. However, there can often be a feeling of awkwardness around Mother’s Day within the early years setting. Every child and family comes to an educational setting with different values and experiences. Not every family dynamic is the same and one of the most important gifts we can give to children is to help them to feel good about the uniqueness of their family. So, to... Read More

04/02/2021

An Easy To Make DIY World Book Day Costume

World Book Day, taking place on Thursday 4th March, is a celebration of all things books, stories and reading. It’s a perfect time to commemorate children’s favourite stories and characters with fancy dress, games and craft activities. So, to help you and the mini beasts prepare for the big day, we’ve put together a simple and fun step-by-step guide on how to make the Very Hungry Caterpillar costume, one of children’s literatures favourite characters! First things first, remember the role play! It’s always fun to dress up as your favourite... 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

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

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

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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