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Leaf Monsters

Category Art and Craft

Develop creativity with this fun activity using leaves.

Nature Head

Category Art and Craft

Use natural materials to create natural hair on faces.

A sweet flower bouquet full of a child's fingerprints that can be kept forever.

Materials Needed:

  • Coloured paper.
  • Acrylic paint – pink, red, purple, blue, yellow, etc.
  • Green marker
  • Ribbon
  • Glue dots
  • Scissors

What to do:

  • Begin by making a square from the cardboard.
  • Fold one corner up until it makes a triangle. Then trim away the excess paper.
  • Unfold the triangle and place in front of you like a diamond. Fold one side over where it makes a point on the bottom. Then fold the other side, overlapping the first side, meeting at the point on the bottom.
  • Fold the overlapped points back. Then fold into place to make sure it’s positioned correctly.

  • Unfold the front flaps of the paper and begin making flowers.
  • Simply dip a child's fingertip into each coloured paints and dab the paper with dots
  • Let the flowers dry.
  • Use the green marker to draw stems and leaves down from the flowers
  • Finish the flower bouquet by cutting a strand of ribbon. Apply a glue dot to stick to the back of the paper and keep in place.

Hints and Tips:

  • Use glitter paints
  • Use child's drawings as bouquet wrapper
  • Get the child to decorate the wrapping

Reference: 
Mother's Day Flower Bouquet, Our Kids Things

Bunny Photo Frames

Category Art and Craft

Create a simple and cute bunny photo frame for Easter.

An easy paper craft for children to create where they can practice their fine motor skills. Great activity for Easter.

String Painting

Category Art and Craft

Use string and paint to create striking and creative effects.

Oil Painting

Category Art and Craft

A great way for children to experiment with colour mixing and to discuss the density of water and oil.

A messy and fun process art experience for children using a funnel.

Foil Painting

Category Art and Craft

Children can develop their fine motor skills, explore colour micing and experiment with new media.

Using cut pieces of paper, children can spread love to their loved ones on Valentines Day.
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