Category Archives: Art and Craft Ideas

Hedgehog crafty fun with a template

There is something about Autumn that makes you think of hedgehog and Squirrel crafts and since we have done a few squirrel crafts we thought we would have a go at some hedgehogs.  Everyone has been feeling a bit tired … Continue reading

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Spider Art

My youngest is the normally the more reluctant artist but then every so often we discover an art activity that he loves and he just can’t get enough.  For any art activity to be a hit with him it has … Continue reading

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Extending our 3D shape activities into drawing

Over the last month the kids have been using their Dive into Shapes set a lot. Playing around with 3D shapes, adding shapes together to create new shapes and making some very unusual creative designs (ie mom talk for some … Continue reading

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Birthday Cards with Dimensional Paint

We have had a few birthday’s lately and the kids have been getting a bit frustrated with the birthday cards that they make – apparently they have been a bit on the boring side – according to the kids.  So … Continue reading

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PAINT LAB for Kids – stunning art ideas book

We love doing art activities. But sometimes the kids want to paint something and they just don’t know what to paint.  This, for me, is the beauty of the Paint Lab for Kids book.  It is a visual gem filled … Continue reading

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Complementary Colour Paintings for kids

We have been going through one of our painting phases lately.  Combination of trying out new paints, rainy weather and the fact the kids discovered a new book – Usborne Art Book About Colour.  I must admit I was actually … Continue reading

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Colouring with Tissue Paper Detail

When my daughter was younger she was not a fan of colouring in but she loved crafting so we tried to combine the two as much as we could.  And one of the activities that stuck with us is colouring … Continue reading

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