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24 Oct 2016

Christmas Activities for Early Y...

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! […]

11 Jan 2016

Design and Create Your Own Tarta...

This fun, easy activity is a great introduction to tartan for young children looking to gain an understanding of its cultural significance and history. It provides an opportunity to unleash their creativity,  encouraging expressive design and also developing fine motor skills. Our tartan activities are a great way to begin discussion of a range of […]

11 Jan 2016

Ribbon Tartan Weaving

Creating their own ribbon tartan is a great way for young children to develop their creativity and fine motor skills, while learning about a key part of traditional British culture. Through the process of designing and creating their own unique tartans, there will be ample opportunity for your class to discuss the […]