Here’s an activity incorporating art in the sand area. Of course you can do it anywhere, but we set this up right in our sandpit where the primary material for this project was abundant – sand! It also made the clean up really easy.
Bubble printing is a fun art technique for children. With a drinking straw, food colour, dish soap, and paper bubble-blowing will create intriguing and unique patterns.
When we analyse children’s woodwork it is extraordinary to see how it encompasses all areas of learning and development and invites connections between the different areas. It embraces all the characteristics of effective learning and fosters confident, creative children with passion for...
A lot of emphasis is put on reading, writing and storytelling and maths, but actually, if you can’t be creative, how can you solve problems? That’s what the blocks help you to do – you turn a problem over, not only in your mind, but you also turn it over in your hands.
As the COVID-19 pandemic impacts almost every area of our lives, many of us find ourselves in unique new positions. For example, unable to send our children to nursery, we must now occupy and teach them at home. How can young children’s waking hours be both happy and purposeful, despite the...
Kids love the chance to explore and experiment with paint and found objects.
Here's a fun, simple craft to try with young (and older!) children. Make a beautiful surprise Easter egg to brighten your home, or stick it on a card and send to a friend or relative.
There are many ways to make pompoms but this is by far the simplest and fastest method I have come across. All you need is a fork, some yarn, and a pair of scissors.
Given a chance, children will always find opportunities for messy play whether in a garden, an outdoor classroom, or neighbourhood park. So how do we as adults, teachers, or parents get ready to support this type of play?
With just three folds and a cut, even a young child can create a beautiful star out of a circle of paper.