Give the world a hand To celebrate World Environment Day and aid your child in identifying as a member of the worldwide community, help your child to complete this great piece of craft! By painting the globe you are helping your child to identify the world around them and the hand shaped tree will give them a sense of belonging to the environment and connection with nature. All items needed for this activity can be purchased from your local supermarket or discount store.
Boomerangs have been used for centuries by indigenous people predominantly for hunting but also more recently for sport and entertainment. Creating a cardboard boomerang is a fun way to keep children active, allow them to use their creativity, fine motor skills and teach them about Aboriginal culture. For a fun afternoon activity, follow the below method!
No-cook playdough! Making things out of play dough is everyone’s favourite activity so why not include your children in the making of the play dough itself! This no-cook recipe is a simple way to create a whole afternoon of fun and encourage your children’s creative side.
Puffy Paint! Painting. Some of the finest pieces of art today all started with a bit of ink on a piece of paper and all the best artists had to start somewhere. For your budding Picasos, Dalis, and Kahlos we have found a fun way to make your own paint at home with a handful of ingredients that are likely already in your cupboard.
Egg Carton Gardening! Trees are in bloom, birds are singing (and swooping), and the last of winter’s chilliness is drifting away. To celebrate, we thought it best to introduce children to the world of gardening while at the same time encouraging recycling for sustainability.
Homemade Glue - Glue is a staple tool in the craft makers toolbox. Did you know that you’ve probably got all the ingredients you need to make your own glue that’s both safe and edible? With four main ingredients, a little bit of time, and some stirring you’ll soon realise that you might never have to buy glue again!