The Very Hungry Caterpillar Wall Collage

Happy 82nd Birthday Eric Carle! After trying out the tissue paper printing method that is used by Eric Carle, (click here to see the art we made), I was keen for us to make some more art based more directly on one of his books. Our favourite, by far, is

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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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Stuffed heart collage card

While the girls were painting their salt dough footprints the other day I thought I’d get them to make a quick card each to go with their gifts for daddy this Sunday! These took all of 5 minutes to make and are a cute alternative to the usual card. Continue reading Stuffed heart collage card

Paint Layer Collage and Portraits

We have had fun turning some painting and printing into pieces of bright, expressionist art work and self portraits! Both girls were fully involved in this project, working at their own level of course! First of all I found some sheets of A3 paper that I had painted onto long

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Contact Paper Recycled Sculpture

The girls worked for a long time together on this collaborative project in the garden yesterday, using only contact paper (sticky back plastic) and a collection of recycled materials from around the house!

First, I unpeeled a large piece of contact

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