Art and Craft

24 Oct 2016

Christmas Activities for Early Years

In this post we have a few simple Christmas themed activities for you to try that the children will love and learn from. Christmas Present Wrapping This simple Christmas themed activity allows children to familiarise themselves with shapes, patterns and everyday objects, and then use mathematical language to describe their […]

10 Oct 2016

Lollipop Stick Christmas Crafts

We’re getting crafty this Christmas using lollipop sticks to make these miniature creations, and we think they couldn’t be any simpler and the children will love them. So here are our quick ideas: Stars There are a couple of ways you can use the sticks to create these stars, what […]

10 Oct 2016

Hanukkah Craft Ideas

Hanukkah (also known as Chanukah) is a Jewish eight day celebration that commemorates the rebuild and reclamation of the Jewish temple over 2500 years ago. It is also referred to as the Jewish Festival of Light and it takes place from 24th December to 1st January. An important part of Hanukkah […]

29 Sep 2016

Halloween Potion Making

It’s not quite the potions class that Harry Potter took in Hogwarts, but we like to think this is better! Halloween is approaching, and it’s time for children to unleash their magical talent by making some potions. This activity is suitable for both indoors and outdoors, and adult supervision is […]

26 Sep 2016

Diwali Festival Craft Ideas

Diwali is a 5 day Hindu festival that is also known as ‘The Festival of Lights’. It takes place between the 30th October – 3rd November 2016. Here, we have created some simple arts & craft ideas that are inspired from the colourful festival, only using a few basic materials! […]

05 Sep 2016

Aliens on the surface of the moo...

This fun art and craft activity gives children the chance to get creative by making their own aliens and a surface of the moon for them to live on. There are lots of opportunities for them to let their imagination run wild and build communication skills when working as a […]

07 Jun 2016

Superhero Pictures

This fun superhero pictures activity is a great opportunity for children to create their own backdrop as well as inspiring their imagination for superhero storytelling. It can be linked with a range of EYFS learning outcomes including being imaginative, technology and managing feelings and behaviour. You will need Superhero capes […]

07 Apr 2016

Dinosaur Creation Station: Proce...

Our Dinosaur creation station offers children the chance to get messy and creative with some child led process art focusing on a very popular theme. The ‘creation station’ involves setting up a messy area with all of the materials that children need to make their dinosaur pictures before letting their […]

26 Feb 2016

Superhero Bookmarks

Superheroes are great for engaging young children in reading and storytelling. They are a perfect starting point for creating individual stories, and can also be used to stimulate PHSE discussions around characteristics and behaviours of superheroes and role models. These easy to make superhero bookmarks are the perfect way to encourage early literacy […]

12 Feb 2016

Shortbread Baking for 1 and 2 Ye...

This Scottish-themed shortbread making activity will excite and challenge children from as young as 12 months old. Traditionally eaten around Christmas and an essential part of the traditional Scottish New Year Hogmanay, this is a great recipe to entice little hands and minds into scientific exploration through baking! Depending on the […]