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Winter Crafts

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 Christmas Tree 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 to create a snowman tealight Christmas Tree decoration 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... 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 – Chinese New Year Crafts

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

DIY paper fortune cookies chinese new year crafts 06/02/2018
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Make Your Own Paper Fortune Cookies – Chinese New Year Crafts

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

06/02/2018
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Easy to Follow Dog Origami

Celebrate the Year of the Dog this February with these handmade paper dogs! To make these you will need the following: Origami paper (alternatives: coloured/patterned square paper) Black felt tip pen Wiggly eyes Glue To make an Origami Paper Dog 1.Fold the origami paper/square paper in half (corner to corner). Crease along the fold to make a triangle. 2. Now fold one of the corners downwards to make a floppy ear. 3. Repeat with the opposite corner so that you have two floppy ears. 4. To make the muzzle, fold... Read More

reindeer-frame 14/12/2017
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Festive Reindeer Photo Frame

Elusive, doe-eyed and beautiful, reindeers are a symbol of wintertime magic. This fun picture frame is simple to make and gives children the opportunity to practice fine motor skills. To make these you will need the following: 4 x craft sticks  Red pom poms  Googly eyes Brown paint Brown paper White card (8 x 8cm)  Small twigs for antlers 2 x leaves for ears White glue Hot melt glue  Scissors  To make a Reindeer Photo Frame Using a hot glue gun, an adult fixes the craft sticks together to make... Read More

14/12/2017
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Wobbly Head Reindeers!

To make these you will need the following: Egg box Brown paint  Thick paintbrush  White paint  Thin paintbrush Brown foam  Cream foam  Strong glue Googly eyes  Small red pom poms  Scissors  How to make a wobbly head reindeer: Cut out a cup and a cone from an egg box. You might need an adult to help with this. Paint both pieces brown and leave to dry Cut 2 ears from brown foam Cut 2 antlers from cream foam Glue on the red pom pom nose Glue the googly eyes onto... Read More

14/12/2017
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Snowman Shoot Bowling Game – Christmas Crafts

A fun and festive game! To make this you will need the following: 6 polystyrene cups 2 polystyrene balls 12 small buttons Orange and black card Scissors Glue To make the Snowman Shoot game: To make your first snowman, take a polystyrene cup. Glue on two buttons for eyes. Let the glue dry before moving onto the next step. Take the orange card and cut out a carrot nose. Glue it into place. Next, take the black card and cut out four small circles for the snowman’s mouth. Stick the... Read More