Wrap around the circumference of the pot as well (we didn’t do this quite enough.)
Leave it to dry overnight. We left it for two days as it took ages to dry. Eventually we put it over the radiator and that sped things right up!
Carefully remove the pot from underneath and you are left with a beautiful nest shape, all ready to fill with eager little chicks.
Awwwww! I don’t know what it is about these chicks but they’ve melted my heart since childhood. Just so teeny and fluffy and somehow very needy.
Cakie was thrilled to have somewhere to put her “birds” and carried them around to play with in their new little home. (Excuse the self-hand-stamping evidence.)
And we used some more of the wool and glue combination to create a piece of beautiful art work together.
This activity is good for:
* sensory and messy play
* creative and imaginative development
* knowledge and understanding of the world: animal homes and habitats/ change of materials from soft to hard & wet to dry