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Card Tube Animals - Animal Crafts 13/08/2020
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Card Tube Animals – Animal Crafts

These card tube animals are a great activity for the kids, using left over card tubes from around the house! Suitable for ages 0 to 5 years old. Read the simple instructions below to get started: Art materials you will need: Cardboard tubes PVA glue Scissors Paints and paintbrush Googly eyes Instructions for the Card Tube monkey and elephant: Draw around the head, arm, face and tail templates onto a cardboard tube and cut them out. Paint these pieces and a cardboard tube with brown paint, and add a lighter... Read More

Rainbow Fish - animal crafts 12/08/2020
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Rainbow Fish – Animal Crafts

Get creative with this Rainbow Fish and why not extend the activity by using the craft as props for a story or as part of a sea-based song time. Suitable for ages 0 to 5 years old. Read the simple instructions below to get started: Art materials you will need: White card Squares of coloured tissue paper Squares of shiny paper Coloured card Large googly eye Scissors Pencil Tracing paper PVA glue Instructions for your Rainbow Fish: Take a sheet of tracing paper and a pencil. Use a template to... Read More

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

childminder winter catalogue out now 06/11/2019

Childminders Winter Selection 2019 Catalogue – Out Now!

We are extremely proud to announce the launch of our latest Childminders Winter Selection Catalogue! Boasting a range of innovative products selected for childminders, this year’s winter edition is sure to inspire! Inside the catalogue, you will find a selection of engaging resources for the upcoming winter festivals and EYFS themes to explore this winter. Alongside the essential childminding resources for winter, you will also be inspired with fun craft ideas for Christmas and Winter. To get your hands on a FREE copy of our brand new childminders winter selection catalogue 2019,... Read More

Autumn Crafts Competition for early years 27/09/2019

Autumn Crafts Competition 2019

WIN a Festive Arts & Crafts Pack – worth £100! It’s competition time and we want to see the children’s autumn crafts projects. There is no better time to get crafty than autumn! So make the most of the beautiful fallen leaves and add some brilliant autumnal colours or spook-tacular Halloween displays to your primary school, nursery, pre-school or childcare setting. How To Enter We have 3 awesome prizes up for grabs and all you have to do is complete the following 3 simple steps: Send your photo of the... Read More

winter festivals selection catalogue 09/09/2019

Winter Festivals Selection 2019 Catalogue – Out Now!

We are extremely excited to announce the launch of our latest Winter Festivals Selection Catalogue! As summer draws to an end, our thoughts turn to the festive excitement ahead! From colourful autumnal art & craft supplies and spook-tacular Halloween resources to cracking Bonfire Night crafts and wonderful winter supplies, you will find all the resources you need inside our brand new winter festivals catalogue to ensure your celebrations go off with a bang this 2019. To get your hands on a FREE copy of our brand new Winter Festivals Catalogue 2019, simply fill... Read More

childminders summer selection 2019 catalogue 03/07/2019

Childminders Summer Selection 2019 Catalogue – Out Now!

We are extremely excited to announce the launch of our latest Childminders Selection Catalogue! Boasting a range of innovative resources selected for childminders, this year’s summer edition is sure to inspire! We have made it even easier for you to browse and find the right childminding resources that are age appropriate for all of the children in your care. Alongside the essential childminding resources and equipment for summer, we also have an exciting selection of curricular learning resources to support you in delivering those all-important early learning goals for the EYFS.... Read More

16/05/2019
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NEW Workshops Announced!

Brand New Workshops with the Wonderful Anne Rodgers We’re delighted to announce that on Monday 15th July we’ll be heading back to Trafford Park, Manchester for some wonderful workshops delivered by the fantastic Anne Rodgers. Anne is an Early Years consultant and author who has 36 years’ experience with the early years sector. She is also the author of some of our most popular blogs including Sensory Play in the Early Years. Want to attend both sessions? Book a Full Day Ticket for just £60 Join us at the Holiday Inn for Sensory Play and the Early Years followed by Schemas Planning for... Read More