Woodland Map

A rainy day activity to try

Can you guess that our general theme for the moment is ‘Woodland?’ I only ever loosely plan these things as I do hate to be structured and rigid with our at home learning, but we are currently loving everything outdoors. Some days, we don’t get out as often or for as long as we’d like, so here is a fun large-scale activity to try.

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Raspberry ‘Paint’

A taste safe option for mini artists

I’m always on the hunt for taste safe paint option, especially when it comes to Mr E (16 months) so when we had a punnet of sour raspberries on our hands, we decided to utilise them for painting…

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We built a zoo…

out of recycling!

Inspiration often strikes when we have a billion tonnes of recycling to use up! After so many trips to IKEA recently, we have a serious surplus of cardboard. Whilst we always recycle, it seemed like a shame for these huge canvases to be immediately consigned to the yellow bin.

With another baby on the way, I’m not as up for massive messy projects (literally really, since I can no longer hoist myself off of the floor!) so we made use of the dining room table to make ourselves a zoo. This project was inspired byDiscovery Table Week 8: Zoo! Continue reading We built a zoo…

Muddy Farmyard!

An invitation to play!

You might’ve guessed by now that I HATE wasting materials! I recently used coco powder as a writing tray for one of my students and since it was then destined for the bin immediately after, I decided to turn it into mud instead! Continue reading Muddy Farmyard!

20 Easter Projects to Try

A crafty round-up of HopFest 2018

Stuck for creative projects this Easter? Myself and 19 of my creative sisters are here to help you out! Thanks to the wonderful Little Button Diaries, we took part in the world-wide craft project named hopFEST!

Here’s our contribution: a springtime daffodil wreath. You can find out how to make it by clicking here. Continue reading 20 Easter Projects to Try

Hot Air Balloon Craft

A simple craft project to try.

Big balloon, big balloon Bigger than the sun and moon. Flying high In the sky Fly, fly and fly and fly!

I’m pretty sure that all parents know the Peppa Pig song, right? If not, I promise that as soon as you listen to it, it’ll be stuck in your head for an eternity! It was well and truly on rotation after a trip to the Canberra Balloon Festival, which takes place every March.

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