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Summer Crafts

Sealife Special - Summer Crafts 12/08/2020
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Sealife Special – Summer Crafts

These colourful sealife creatures are made using recycled egg boxes.Why not encourage the children to come up with their own ideas for some more underwater critters. Suitable for ages 5 to 10 years old. Read the simple instructions below to get started: Art materials you will need: Cardboard egg box PVA glue Paints & paintbrushes Pipe cleaners Scissors Tissue paper White card Thread Instructions for your sealife Octopus: Cut out a section of the egg box and paint it green and leave to dry. Add some eyes with black and... Read More

Rock Pool - Summer Arts and Crafts 07/08/2020
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Rock Pool – Summer Crafts

Take the children on an imaginary trip to the seaside this summer and make this fabulous rock pool. Collect recycled materials such as egg boxes, foil pie cases and scraps of craft foam and wool, and in no time at all you’ll have created your very own sealife centre! Suitable for ages 5 to 7 years old. Read the simple instructions below to get started: Art materials you will need: A piece of thick card Newspaper Egg boxes Masking tape PVA glue & water A plastic container Large brush for... Read More

Summer Straws - Summer Crafts 06/08/2020
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Picnic Straws – Summer Crafts

These picnic straws are the perfect accessory to brighten up any summer outing or picnic! Suitable for ages 0 to 5 years old. Read the simple instructions below to get started: Art materials you will need: Scissors A pencil Coloured card Coloured pencils or felt pens A glue stick Small sticky dots Sticky tape Straws Instructions for your Picnic Straws: Draw the shapes onto coloured card and cut them out. Cut out a circle for the middle for the flower, a butterfly’s body and a beetle’s shell from another colour.... Read More

Kite Suncatcher - Summer Craft 02/08/2020
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Kite Suncatcher – Summer Arts and Crafts

Have some with these Kite Suncatchers this summer! Fun for all the kids to get involved with. Suitable for ages 7 to 11 years old. Read the simple instructions below to get started: Art materials you will need: Coloured card Ribbon or string Tissue paper PVA glue and glue brush Clingfilm Scissors Glue Instructions for your Kite Suncatchers: Draw a kite template twice onto coloured card and cut out the shapes. Cut out lots of bow shapes from coloured card. Glue them into pairs with a piece of ribbon in... 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