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! […]

08 Oct 2015

Homemade Natural Paint for Autum...

Painting with natural paints is a messy but fun activity for autumn. It offers children the opportunity to get creative whilst learning about the seasons and natural world. Our natural painting activity is best done outdoors! Our helper experimented with blackberry paint which is easily made using freshly picked blackberries. […]

05 Oct 2015

Autumn Sensory Tray

Our autumn sensory tray provides a fun activity for 2 and 3 year olds to benefit from a range of sensory experiences including some colours and natural elements associated with autumn. We also placed our tray in an outdoor environment to allow our helper to fully experience the sounds, sights, […]

30 Sep 2015

Diwali - How to Make a Diya

A diya is an oil lamp that is usually made from clay and is used to celebrate Indian festivals particularly the Hindu festival of Diwali. This simple craft project to make a Diwali diya is a great way for children to learn about the festival with opportunity to get creative. […]

17 Sep 2015

Quick and Simple Ideas for Bonfi...

Create some sparkle this bonfire night with our easy-to-make projects. Explore the traditions behind the celebrations with the help of glitter, glue and a little bit of gusto! Cardboard tube and pipe cleaner fireworks Cover a cardboard tube with coloured paper and decorate with glitter glue. Take a few pipe […]

10 Sep 2015

Halloween Crafts for Children

Halloween is a fun time of years when children love trick or treating but it also offers a good opportunity to get creative with art and crafts. These quick and easy halloween crafts can be created with a small selection of art and craft resources. Pipe Cleaner Spiders Get a bunch of […]