The girls each had a go at a different Dragonfly Craft to help raise money for a local charity ‘Dragonflies’. Dragonflies is a bereavement charity who supports children and their families who have lost someone close to them. They asked the school children to create a painting, drawing or collage of … Continue reading
My girls always come home from the beach with their pockets stuffed full of beach treasure that always includes shells. There’s something wonderfully tactile and calming about them. They invite you to pick them up. Touch them. Play with them. These sea shell puppets are a gorgeous interactive way to use to use your shells … Continue reading
My girls love playing with grass seed heads because they stick to each other when they throw them like darts but … you can also use a grass seed head to make the most delightful and simple art work with very few additional materials and a little imagination. When they’re green and … Continue reading
Aren’t these Pine Cone Pets just adorable? They’re super easy to make, great fun to play with and each one will always be unique and individual. The googly eyes are glued on but the pieces of felt are just slotted in place resulting the pine cone continually changing personality depending … Continue reading
If you want to focus your kids pebble hunting on the beach get them to look for pebbles to make some stunning yet simple Pebble Art. It’s great fun, can be made by all ages and you get to have some seriously cool art to hang on your walls (note: the pebbles need to … Continue reading
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This week we joined in a Google+ Hangout organised by Red Ted Art to talk about stick and twig craft. There were some fantastic craft ideas (see the bottom of the page for the video and links to other craft blogs) and the following Twig Craft Wall Decoration was our offering, which I … Continue reading
I remember the day when I found these really cool ice balls on pinterest and thought I’d try and make them in my freezer for the girls to play with. I was a bit impatient so went to investigate a bit early and was so excited when I found they … Continue reading