Use yarn and ribbons to wrap around pumpkins, for a bright and beautiful alternative to pumpkin carving this Autumn season! Great for fine and gross motor co-ordination skills, as well as encouraging creativity and the opportunity to work on a larger scale. We have been decorating lots of pumpkins over
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It’s time for another creative challenge from the wonderful Tinkerlab! This time the simple request was to make something creative from a paper bag. That’s it! There are so many different things that can be done with a humble brown paper bag, from story puppets to animal masks, but I
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Here is a little art project that uses a simple sewing and weaving method that is both beautiful in its results and manageable for young children. Plus it is fantastic for hand-eye co-ordination, fine motor skills and concentration! To make this mobile, we started with a piece of
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This is a perfect all-natural Autumnal, weaving craft using a conker (or a chestnut), a beechnut and some raffia. [My lovely Dutch friend Tineke is guest posting this idea today and says she used to do this as a traditional Dutch activity when she was a child!] Continue reading Conker Spiderweb Weaving