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Christmas Crafts

23/11/2016
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Lolly Stick Christmas Tree Shape Decorations

A simple and colourful way to create some hanging decorations this festive period. To make these you will need the following: Coloured Lolly Sticks Thin Gold Card Glue Dots or PVA Glue Scissors Sticky Tape Gold Ribbon A selection of decorations e.g. Sequins, Foam Glitter Shapes, Glitter Pom Poms, Plastic Jewels, Glitter Dots, Pipe Cleaners etc. To make a Lolly Stick Tree Decoration: Decide on the shape of your decoration, snowflake or Christmas tree. For the snowflake, take 4 blue lolly sticks. Arrange them to make 2 overlapping crosses. Use... Read More

23/11/2016
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Make Your Own Advent Forest

Here’s an advent calendar with a twist to add to the classroom Christmas decorations this year. An ideal group festive activity to engage the children and hide a sweet under each forest tree for the run up to Christmas. To make these you will need the following: Large Cardboard Egg Tray 6 x A4 Sheets of Thin Green Card Scissors Green Paint Paintbrush PVA Glue Silver Glitter Small White Pom Poms Sticky Tape Small White Stickers Felt Tip Pen How to make an Advent Forest: Take the large cardboard egg... Read More

Make a Snowman Christmas Card 25/11/2015
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Make A Snowman Christmas Card

A simple Christmas craft activity for young children to make and take home. What do I need to make a Glittery Snowman Christmas Card?  Craft Essentials: Snowman template (download it here) A4 Black Card Good quality glue stick Scissors Suggestions for Decoration: Tinsel Pipe Cleaners Glitter Googly Eyes Glitter Glue Sparkly Pompoms Ribbon Sequins Jewels How to make a Sparkly Snowman Christmas Card Step 1: Print the Snowman template (includes: body, head and hat for two snowmen) and cut out. Fold the black card in half and glue the snowman shapes... Read More

05/12/2014
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Christmas Crafts for Early Years

With Christmas just over two weeks away, now is an ideal time to get young children involved in Christmas creative craft activities. Now is a great time to get children involved in making Christmas cards to take home and give to their parents and relatives. Craft activities are both a great fun and creative pastime as well as an educational tool for young children. They can also aid learning in other EYFS educational areas such as language skills, music, art, science, maths and even health and nutrition. Getting involved in... Read More