The natural resources that Mother Nature has to offer are ideal for any budding artist wanting to create an organic masterpiece. Best of all the materials are free! Whether you are in your own backyard, collecting leaves and blossoms blowing in the street or beachcombing the seashore, you are never short things to find.
There’s a rock painting craze sweeping the nation and if you haven’t heard of it then it’s quite possible you’ve been living under a rock!
You can’t beat imaginary and sensory play mixed together. And who doesn’t love a mud pie! The children will spend hours in the garden mixing mud potions and cooking up a foliage feast for pretend play. It’s so much fun.
Today we decided to head out to blow the cobwebs away after being mostly in over the Christmas period. The children wanted to go to the beach so with rain clouds looming we pulled on our waterproofs and headed for the coast. The children had spent the morning drawing pictures so we thought it would be a lovely idea to… View Post
Hands up who loves rock painting. We do!
A nativity scene is a really lovely display to bring into your home at Christmas and a good reminder of the story of Christmas. We decided that we wanted to make our own out of natural materials so headed to the beach to pick up some pebbles and it turned out lovely.
Today we remembered 9/11 with the children. It’s strange that they were yet to be thought of, let alone born when it happened but it became very much part of their lives before it began. The world as we knew it changed on 9/11, pretty much like the world as you know it changes when you have a child. They… View Post