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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

Crazy Crab - Summer Crafts 07/08/2020
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Crazy Crab – Summer Crafts

These Crazy Crabs are made using recycled paper bowls and bendy drinking straws. Suitable for ages 5 to 7 years old. Read the simple instructions below to get started: Art materials you will need: Two paper bowls Kitchen paper towels Bendy drinking straws Orange & yellow paint PVA glue & water Pencil & scissors Masking tape & craft foam Paintbrush & sponge Instructions for your Crazy Crabs: To begin, carefully cut away the edges from the two paper bowls. Push four holes into each side of one of the bowls... 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

Kite Suncatcher - Summer Craft 02/08/2020
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Kite Suncatcher – Summer Arts and Crafts

Have some with these Kite Suncatchers this summer! Fun for all the kids to get involved with. Suitable for ages 7 to 11 years old. Read the simple instructions below to get started: Art materials you will need: Coloured card Ribbon or string Tissue paper PVA glue and glue brush Clingfilm Scissors Glue Instructions for your Kite Suncatchers: Draw a kite template twice onto coloured card and cut out the shapes. Cut out lots of bow shapes from coloured card. Glue them into pairs with a piece of ribbon in... Read More

summer crafts 22/06/2020
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Fruity Fans – Summer Crafts

These Fruity Fans are the perfect way to cool down this summer! Suitable for ages 5-7. Read the simple instructions below and get started on your Fruity Fans! Art materials you will need: A4 dark orange card A4 yellow card Scraps of mid orange paper Orange button Wooden spoon or sticks Red arrange poster paint Scissors Ruler Glue stick Gel glue Pencil Paintbrush Instructions to make Fruity Fans: Step 1: Firstly, paint the wooden spoon using red poster paint and leave to dry, it may need two coats to get... Read More