Category Archives: Art and Craft Ideas

How to Draw Book Review

We have been working on our drawing skills lately and one of the resources that I have really enjoyed using with the kids is this book by DK  –  How to Draw The book starts with a general introduction into … Continue reading

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Fun, Easy, Colourful Paper Pictures

We have been having a super chilled few days and had some fun playing around with some new colourful paper that we bought. We started off with a few colouring pages (simple colour pages are easier) and we selected the … Continue reading

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Tracing is so much more than just tracing

My son loves tracing pictures.  He will often stick a colouring page up on one of the sliding doors, stick a piece of paper over and trace the picture.  Now I know tracing is NOT the same as drawing, it … Continue reading

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Christmas lanterns from Twinkl

My kids love displaying decorations on our window ledges.  There is just something about Christmas that makes them want to full up all the window space with Christmas decorations.  This year we spotted the Christmas Lanterns on the Twinkl Resources … Continue reading

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Fun Christmas Cone People

The past week we have all been very slowly recovering some flu and have not done a lot of our usual activities, instead the kids have started with all their Christmas crafts.  One of the ones we worked on this … Continue reading

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Christmas Crafting with Tiger Items

Last week I happened to go into our local Tiger store and I spotted some lovely Christmas ornaments which I bought not really knowing what we were going to do with them.  But as  it happened my daughter ended up … Continue reading

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Chalk Pastel Autumn Leaves

A while ago my daughter was given some chalk pastel pencils.  I immediately loved them but my daughter initially struggled a bit as they smudge and she has a tendency to drag her hands over her pictures while she is … Continue reading

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