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Top 10 process art activities for young children

Here are ten super, easy, fun process art activities for young children that you can use to invite your kids to enjoy the delight of colourful, creative, art explorations. Top 10 process art activities for young children Process art is not about teaching children how to do art. Show More Summary

Salt, glue and watercolor paint process art activity

Try this salt, glue and watercolor paint process art activity for a super science and art project with gorgeous results. Salt, glue and watercolor paints process art activity With process art, which is what my Art Spark course is all...Show More Summary

DIY clay heart bunting

I’m joining in with the 20 Days of a kid-Made Christmas fiesta today and sharing an idea for some DIY clay heart decorations, which are so pretty for hanging on the Christmas tree or as some festive bunting. Here’s the DIY clay recipe and how to make the heart decorations. DIY clay heart bunting We’re […] The post DIY clay heart bunting appeared first on NurtureStore.

20 rainbow activities :: art, science and sensory play

Add some color to your learning with our Rainbow Fun complete lesson plans. This set of resources gives you everything you need to plan a program of art projects, science experiments, recipes, games and songs, all with a rainbow theme. Show More Summary

February 2016 :: NurtureStore News

February might feel like the coldest, greyest, hardest month of the year I am not despairing. Let’s fill the month with colour! Signs of spring are peeping up and I have a month of gorgeous, heart-filled, colour-filled activity ideas for you. Show More Summary

Why is play important? printable poster

Why is play important for children’s development? So many reasons! You can use this free printable poster as a reminder of all the benefits of play. Why is play important? Play means… exploring, talking, thinking, trying, imagining,Show More Summary

Thousands of Ideas for Creative Kids Learning

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Homeschool Resources

Use my archive of free homeshool resources to plan your learning. I focus on child-led, hands-on, creative projects and use an arts-based curriculum. Our activities promote a whole-brain, multi-sensory approach. We love art, imagination and play. Show More Summary

Science Experiments for kids

Use my archive of science experiments for kids to try some hands-on investigations. Science Experiments for kids :: basics How to homeschool science Fizz, Pop, Bang! Playful Science and Math Activities Three to Five :: Playful Preschool...Show More Summary

Seasonal activity plans for Valentine’s Day – things to do in February

Fill your month with colourful ideas for hands-on learning and play with my archive of things to do in February. Seasonal activities for February You can use the image buttons or the text links below to browse through my archive of February-themed activities and find some ideas that suit your children. Show More Summary

Beautiful math stars – STEAM lesson plans

Combining math and art to make gorgeous pattern stars is a great STEAM lesson plan. Pattern stars art and math How do you draw a star with five points? This simple question, which came up when we were making some decorations, is a great starting off point for a combined math and art lesson. Show More Summary

Woven heart basket craft for Valentine’s Day

Based on a traditional Scandinavian craft this woven heart basket makes a great Valentine holder or fancy party bag! Woven heart basket craft for Valentine’s Day February always feels likes like the gloomiest month of the year, as we limp those final few weeks through the dark until spring. Show More Summary

January 2016 :: NurtureStore News

Happy New Year everyone! I thought I’d post a little update on the goings-on at NurtureStore, to say hi and point you in the direction of some resources that might be useful to you this month. Big news for us personally is that Big Sis turns thirteen this month! She’s the one who is responsible […] The post January 2016 :: NurtureStore News appeared first on NurtureStore.

Seasonal activity plans for winter – things to do in January

While I follow my children’s lead when we’re planning their learning projects, we also closely follow the rhythm of the year with our days, and I know many of you are the same in your homes and classrooms. So I thought I would gather...Show More Summary

How to raise happy kids

I’m using these five guiding principles as my manifesto of how to raise happy kids this year. How to raise happy kids :: five steps We all want the best for our children and ourselves, and January is naturally when I take time out of our annual routine to review where we’re at. I don’t make […] The post How to raise happy kids appeared first on NurtureStore.

Happy New Year Half Price Sale!

It’s the Happy New Year Half Price Sale! Use these discount codes to get our ebooks for 50% off. Sale ends 10th Jaunary. There’s no limit on the number of discount codes you can use, so buy one ebook or stock up on all our fantastic resources to fill 2016 with happy, creative play and […] The post Happy New Year Half Price Sale! appeared first on NurtureStore.

New Year Review and goal setting with kids printables

It’s the Happy New Year Half Price Sale! Our ebooks are half price for this week. Click through to get all your discount codes and stock up on our resources for a whole year of happy learning through play. See what’s included here. Goal...Show More Summary

How to do an awesome new year review with your creative kids

New year, new projects, new play ideas, new fun! Here’s my guide on how to do an awesome new year review with your creative kids, so you head into 2016 with fabulous plans for creative learning. How to do an awesome new year review with...Show More Summary

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The A to Z of the best art materials for children – free printable poster

In this extract from my new book Nurture Art we’re looking at how to set up the best art materials for children, to encourage passion, playfulness and creativity. There are tips for great art materials on a budget, and a free printable poster of the A to Z of unusual things to make art with. Show More Summary

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