Eric Carle Initial Art

After we made the Eric Carle inspired tissue paper prints this week I thought it would be nice to turn them into some wall art for the girls rooms. I saw a lovely idea for cutting art work into initials *somewhere* recently (if it was you, please

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Paper Mache Easter Egg

All of the inspiration to make this came from the beautiful idea by Melissa at The Chocolate Muffin Tree (check out her colourful site!) Our blogs aren’t related although it sounds as though they should be from their names :-) Fist of all we took some

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DIY: Rain Stick

Make a rainstick using recycled materials and things from around the house! A fantastic musical instrument for young children that sounds just like falling rain!DIY rainstick tutorial

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 I’ve been wanting to try making one of these for so long! A parent of a child I

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Daffodils for St David’s Day

St David’s Day is coming up on March 1st and being half Welsh we just have to celebrate it! My Mum used to send me into school wearing a daffodil pinned to my jumper (and even a leek on one unlucky occasion I seem to remember!) I have some photos of me dressed up in

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Wrap Around Wool Shapes

These are just perfect for slightly older children (4+) in time for Valentine’s Day!                             They are  lots of fun to make and really striking visually (although the poor lighting in these photos don’t do the colours justice!) Continue reading Wrap Around Wool Shapes