Creating a small world in a shoe box is a lovely, manageable craft project for children. This simple but effective story in a shoe box - depicting The Great Fire of London was done for my 8yr olds Creative Homework Project for school.
A simple budget-friendly recycled toilet roll tube castle - using readily available items such as toilet roll tubes and paint. Find out how we made ours here:
Egg box flowers are so simple, and yet so beautiful. Once made, the flowers can be used in a variety of ways. Find out below how we made ours and what you can do with them.
These magical dream jars were inspired by the Roald Dahl Dream Jars. They are really simple to make and children can choose and fill their own jars with whatever takes their fancy. Dragons, Unicorns, Mermaids, Fairies, Pirates.
A suitcase makes a powerful provocation for any child. What could be in my Magic Suitcase today? Fill it with props for a story, small world creation or items that match the theme or topic that you are learning.
Awwww...we loved making a whole host of these Recycled Cork Characters! From The 3 Little Pigs and Aliens Love Underpants to Superheroes, Farm animals, Princesses, Butterflies, Bees and a full set of Nativity Cork Characters! It is fair to say we got a little carried away making these!
My boys love Halloween and it is a great opportunity to keep them busy with craft projects. Here are our favourite 9 craft projects for kids.
These Frozen yogurt and fruit lollies are a healthy, tasty treat and are ideal for the summer months and a great quick and easy make for little ones.
These air dry clay Dragon eyes are simple to make and engage boys and girls for a good hour or more. These would make a fab whole class project or would be a great activity at Beavers, Cubs or Scouts.
My boys LOVE pirates, and the Tuff Tray is the perfect place to set up some great small world scenes and activities to explore. Below we show 7 of our favourite activities: Digging for treasure, Pirate Sensory Bags, Pirate treasure maps, making potions or Pirate Grog, Playmobil setups and boat making and racing!