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Winter Crafts

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

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

23/10/2019
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Make Your Own Galaxy Painting [VIDEO]

What could be better than making your own super space painting with the children! We have everything you need to do this fun activity and decorate your classroom, setting or home. Simply follow our easy step-by-step crafts guide below or watch our video tutorial and get creative with the children. How to Make Your Own Galaxy Painting Art Materials You Will Need: Medium Weight Black Card Junior Paint Spritzers Pearlescent Paint Assortment Glitter Paint Assortment Coloured Chubby Chalk Paint Sticks [optional] Step 1: choose your colours, we stuck to the space... Read More

21/10/2019
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Lolly Stick Christmas Character Tree Decorations [VIDEO] – Crafts

What could be better than making your own festive decorations for Christmas? We have everything you need to prepare for the festivities with the children and make your Christmas Tree beautiful! Simply follow our easy step-by-step crafts guide below or watch our video tutorial and get creative with the children this Christmas. How to Make Lolly Stick Christmas Character Tree Decorations Art Materials You Will Need: Jumbo Natural Lolly Sticks Festive Ribbon Felt Off-Cuts Paint Sticks Festive Glitter Pom Poms Assorted Sequins Pen How to Make Lolly Stick Tree Decorations Step 1:... Read More

17/10/2019
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Make Your Own Tealight Snowmen Decorations [VIDEO]

What could be better than making your own festive decorations for Christmas? We have everything you need to prepare for the festivities and light up your Christmas Tree, Classroom or Setting! Simply follow our easy step-by-step crafts guide below or watch our video tutorial and get creative with the children this Christmas. How to Make Tealight Snowmen Christmas Tree Decorations Art Materials You Will Need: LED Tealights Festive Glitter Pom Poms Felt Square Assortment PVA Glue/Glue Stick Festive Ribbon Tinsel Pipe Cleaners Marker Pen How to Make Snowmen Tealights Step 1:... Read More

06/02/2018
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Make Your Own Chinese Fans

Celebrate the Chinese New Year this February by making these decorative fans. You will need the following: Red A4 paper Glue Scissors Hair elastic Thread Craft Sticks To make the Chinese paper fans: Fold an A4 piece of red paper backwards and forwards, starting with the short edge, to make a concertina shape. Each fold should be 2cm wide Trim off any extra paper when you have finished folding. Repeat with the other sheet of paper Glue the two pieces of paper together and fold them in half Tie in... Read More

06/02/2018
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Chopsticks relay game!

This simple and fun activity is perfect for developing fine motor skills. For the game you will need: 4 bowls Cotton wool balls (alternative: pom poms) 2 pairs of chopsticks How to play: Split the children up into two equal teams Line each team up at the start point and give the starting players a pair of chopsticks each Place a bowl of cotton wool balls in front of each line Place two empty bowls (one for each team) at a suitable distance away from the start point When the... Read More

06/02/2018
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Make Your Own Paper Fortune Cookies

Celebrate Chinese New Year with these fun, traditional fortune cookies, filled with positive messages or jokes. To make these cookies you will need the following: Coloured or patterned paper White paper Black pens Scissors Glue CD Pencil Take a sheet of coloured of patterned paper and place a CD (or another circular object) on top Draw around the CD with a pencil and then neatly cut out the circle. Repeat this for each fortune cookie you wish to make Next, take a sheet of white paper and cut it into... Read More