Milk Jug Elmer Elephant Craft

Make an Elmer the elephant using a milk jug and coloured tissue paper squares!  A great craft for kids to go along with a much-loved story book which can be used as a story prop or puppet too.Elmer elephant milk jug craft

This is a classic craft that we were

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Stained Glass Quilt Art Project for Kids

Today all of the member of the 20 Moms group, of which I’m thrilled to be a member, are taking turns to guest post on each other’s sites. I am thrilled to have Jean from The Artful Parent sharing this wonderful art activity for young children, about how to make a beautiful stained glass quilt

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Lego Print Thank You Cards for Kids

Use Lego and Duplo blocks to create beautiful prints to decorate thank you and birthday cards! Simple,  easily achievable for little hands and very effective in bright colours, this is one of our favourite go-to art activities! After each Christmas and birthday I always have good intentions for the kids

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Jam Jar and Tissue Paper Luminaries

Create beautiful stained glass lanterns using recycled glass jars, tissue paper and sequins! Perfect for an afternoon art activity on these dark Autumn and Winter afternoons and they look so beautiful glowing with candles on the mantlepiece! Over on my Facebook page I regularly share photos of our daily Invitations

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30 Days to Hands on Play: Sticky Art!

Day 13: Sticky Art!

This is an open-ended creative play challenge, involving just one key element- stickiness!   Play Prompt: Oooo, just think of the possibilities with this one!  If you went on the outdoor adventure this week, you could make a sticky collage using leaves, twigs and other found

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