mothers day


A DIY Mother’s Day Craft Pack

Mother’s Day is the perfect celebration of the hard work that care givers of all kinds put in to raising and caring for their children. However, there can often be a feeling of awkwardness around Mother’s Day within the early years setting. Every child and family comes to an educational setting with different values and experiences. Not every family dynamic is the same and one of the most important gifts we can give to children is to help them to feel good about the uniqueness of their family. Why celebrate... Read More


Mother’s Day Gift Box

These boxes can be used to hold gifts such as jewellery or chocolate or can just be used as decoration. To make the boxes you will need: A small box (can be square, round or heart shaped) Scissors Paint Paintbrush Colourful pages from magazines or wrapping paper Pencil Glue Sparkly sequins or gems Ribbon Follow these simple steps: Paint the boxes a colour of your choice and leave to dry. Why not use your mum’s favourite colour! Cut out colourful or patterned paper to fit inside the bottom of the... Read More

mothers day flowers 08/03/2018

Homemade Flowers for Mother’s Day

Celebrate your mum this Mother’s Day by giving her a beautiful bunch of handmade flowers. You will need: Sheets of coloured tissue paper Scissors Ruler Green pipe cleaners PVA glue Coin Glitter To make the flowers: Cut 2 pieces of tissue paper in different shades, each roughly 12cm x 50cm (you don’t need to be too precise when cutting). Place one directly on top of the other. Keeping the 2 pieces of paper together, accordion-fold, backwards and forwards along the entire length. To make round-edged flowers, draw around a coin... Read More

Lolly Butterfly crafts 15/03/2017

Lovely Lolly Butterfly – Crafts

A lovely crafts idea – perfect for valentine’s day or mother’s day. Any mother would love to get this cute butterfly on Mother’s Day and the kids will love making it! All you need is the following: Red Card Thin card for Template Patterned Paper Scissors Glue Stick Pencil Lollipop Sparkly Pipe Cleaner Googly Eyes Black Marker Pen Sticky Tape How to make a Lolly Butterfly: Cut out two hearts onto red card. Using a pencil, draw a smaller heart onto a piece of thin card and cut out. Use... Read More