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Easy Christmas cards for children to make

Here’s a selection of easy Christmas cards for children to make, featuring a range of interesting art techniques. Easy Christmas cards for children to make From our archive of Christmas crafts and activities, here’s a selection of nice and simple Christmas crafts for kids. Show More Summary

Turn your child’s art into Christmas cards

Here’s an really easy way to turn your’ child’s art into Christmas cards.  It may be simple but the cards look gorgeous and make a wonderful keepsake. Turning your child’s art into a Christmas card – or any-time-of-year card – is a lovely way to share their creativity with someone else they love. This art card... Show More Summary

Mono printing Christmas cards

Here’s a simple version of mono printing which makes super stylish Christmas cards and gift tags. Mono printing Christmas cards We used pizza bases to make our mono prints. Use a pencil to draw on a design. You’ll notice that your design pushes down into the pizza base as you draw. Show More Summary

Advent activities :: Play Planner

Exploring Great Artists :: new download New this week:  I just wanted to let you know that all three volumes of our Exploring Great Artists series are now available in one special-price bundle. You can download all three volumes together for the discount price of $25, which gives you a $5 saving. Show More Summary

Christmas listening games

This week’s Christmas sensory play ideas are exploring our sense of hearing. Here are some fun, festive listening games you can play with your child. Christmas listening games Both my daughters love making noise. But it’s also important to encourage children to develop their hearing skills, so they can listen very carefully –... Show More Summary

Tidy bedrooms: less is more

How do you keep a child’s bedroom tidy? Here are three tips I use to contain clutter, keep a calm bedroom atmosphere and still invite plenty of play. How do you keep a bedroom tidy? I’ve been thinking about my kids’ toys a lot recently. If I had my kids over again I’d be tempted... Show More Summary

SeeHearTouchTasteSmell Christmas Sensory play series :: Play Planner

SeeHearTouchTasteSmell Christmas sensory play series Want to join me for some amazing Christmas sensory play activities? I’m teaming up with Christie, Kate, Ana, Kristina and Meri to create a wonderful Christmas sensory play series,Show More Summary

Christmas sensory play :: Christmas tree craft and matching game

I’m teaming up with Christie, Kate, Ana, Kristina and Meri to bring you a wonderful Christmas sensory play series. Each week we’ll have a range of activities to explore the season through our senses. This week we’re using our sense of sight and I have a gorgeous Christmas tree craft that invites children to use... Show More Summary

Christmas card crafts

Sweet and simple Christmas card craft ideas, using a potato printing technique. Christmas card crafts Potato printing is a classic kids’ art technique and it’s so easy to set up. A simple triangle makes a perfect Christmas tree, so it’s very easy (for an adult) to use a knife to cut out your... Show More Summary

Christmas tree math games for preschool

These Christmas tree math games for preschool aged children are fun to make and play. Christmas tree math games for preschool We’re starting our Christmas tree math activities by making a set of trees using potato printing. A simple triangle shape is easy (for adults) to cut into the potato, and makes a perfect little Christmas tree. Print... Show More Summary

Scissor skills and spice pictures :: Play Planner

Last chance today! Hi everyone. If you would like to get your copy of Fizz, Pop, Bang! Playful Science and Math Activities at the special launch price of $7.99, today is the last day. Head here to see more details or buy it now! Here’s this week’s Play Planner Monday’s child is… ‘cooking’... Show More Summary

Vegetable sensory tub #fastfunplay

Super quick set up, and lots of fun to play with. This vegetable sensory play tub is perfect for some Fast Fun Play, especially at dinner prep time, when you have a little helper in your kitchen. Vegetable sensory tub Both my girls have always loved to stand beside me when I’m working in... Show More Summary

Play dough fireworks!

Here’s a simple, sensory play idea from my daughter: play dough fireworks! Play dough fireworks Black play dough can make a great night sky, filled with colourful fireworks! You’ll need some dough – ours is always made with our favourite homemade play dough recipe, this time with some black paint squeezed in, along with lavish... Show More Summary

Got your Fizz, Pop, Bang! yet? :: Play Planner

Hi there! Want a regular supply of fab ideas? You should sign up to get this Play Planner delivered straight to your in-box each weekend. Pop your email address in the box below and I’ll send you seven, play-based educational ideas each week. Show More Summary

Jam jar candle holder craft

We are fighting back against the darkness brought with the clock change and making jam jar candle holders to light up our home. How to make jam jar candle holders As soon as the clocks go back it’s like someone threw the light switch and the afterschool atmosphere changes. Show More Summary

Poppy wreath Remembrance Day craft for children

Here’s an easy poppy craft that’s perfect for a Remembrance Day activity for children. You can use the same technique to make a poppy brooch, a poppy wreath or a display of poppies for your home, church or school. Poppy wreath Remembrance Day craft for kids We used watercolour paint to begin our... Show More Summary

Pumpkin decorating art party

For an alternative to a traditional Halloween party, try a pumpkin decorating art party! Pumpkin Art Party For our pumpkin art party we laid out an irresistible array of art materials including: acrylic paint :: PVC craft glue :: washi tape :: permanent Sharpie markers :: ribbons :: sequins :: tiny card squares... Show More Summary

Fizz, Pop, Bang! Playful Science and Math Activities

I’m so pleased to share with you my new ebook! Take a look, get your copy while the launch price offer is on, and tell me what you think of the activities! ~ Cathy (You’ll find a link to this week’s regular Play Planner at the bottom of this post.) The Fizz, Pop, Bang! Playful Science... Show More Summary

All you need for Halloween :: Play Planner

Here’s this week’s Play Planner Monday’s child is… adding Fizz, Pop, Bang to their math and science activities (come take a look at my new book!) Tuesday’s child is… playing pumpkin games Wednesday’s child is… doing spooky sums Thursday’s child is… enjoying Halloween sensory play Friday’s child is… celebrating with everything you need for... Show More Summary

Night sky sensory tub

This night sky sensory tub is great for sensory play and comes with ideas for hands-on math games. Night sky sensory tub There are many ways you can make a sensory tub but today’s version is based on rice. Uncooked rice has a nice texture for children to explore and if you store... ? Read More: Night sky sensory tub The post Night sky sensory tub appeared first on NurtureStore.

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