One of my all-time favourite art ideas for kids is the ginormous canvas art you see in the images on this post. There’s something exciting about making BIG art. Working on a tiny surface encourages tiny, minutely-detailed art. Using a big surface allows for huge expansive movements, big brushes, bold swathes of colour. This is … Read moreArt Ideas For Kids: How To Make Ginormous Canvas Art.
This post is about art for kids. It’s about how you can facilitate art, even if you don’t consider yourself an artist (I definitely don’t). If your schooling knocked your belief in yourself as an artist, then you probably feel a bit daunted at the idea of helping your children develop their own artistic skills. … Read moreProcess Art For Kids: How To Get Started.
Getting out and about feels easier in good weather, doesn’t it? At the moment, my corner of the world is awash with rain, my central heating is on (in June!), and I’m consoling myself by planning activities for when the sun comes back out. These outdoor scavenger hunt ideas are actually perfect for any time … Read more12 No-Hassle Outdoor Scavenger Hunt Ideas For All-Year Fun.
If you loved my little round-up of some of our favourite slime recipes, then you’ll also be keen to have a go at this beautiful unicorn slime. There’s something really special about this mixture of beautiful unicorn colours, and kids love the added sparkle from the glitter. Of course, this slime recipe would work just … Read moreHow To Make The Most Beautiful Unicorn Slime Ever.
Life is one giant science project for preschoolers. Everything they encounter in life is still new enough to them that they have plenty to keep their curious minds busy all day every day. It’s useful to have a big list of science projects for kids up your sleeve, ready to provide science fun at a … Read more20 Amazing Science Projects For Preschoolers.
Slime is still going strong as one of the most-requested activities in our house. We’ve tried a lot of different slime recipes, with varying degrees of success. I thought I’d take some time to collect our favourite slime recipes here – a kind of slime library, if you will. Even if you already know how … Read moreThe Best Recipes For Making Slime With Kids.
As the summer rolls around again we’re all looking for easy, fun outdoor activities for kids. I love the start of the summer. It’s full of promise for all the fabulous days we’re doing to have. If I don’t have a plan, though, then time runs away with me. Before I know it, summer’s half … Read more16 Easy And Fun Outdoor Activities For Kids.
Creating a mud kitchen in our garden has been one of the best play-related decisions we’ve ever made. It’s only a very simple set-up (although you can get as elaborate as you like with it), but it gets so much use. In this post, I’d like to share a bit about our mud kitchen and … Read moreMud Kitchen Round-Up – 11 of The Best Mud Kitchen Ideas.
One of my favourite messy summer art projects is bubble painting. It’s an easy activity to set up and makes use of materials you’ve probably already got to hand. Bubbles and preschoolers are a fun mix, whatever the activity. There are endless hours of fun to be had from washing all kinds of things with … Read moreHow To Do Bubble Painting: 3 Ideas For Preschoolers.
One of my favourite things about the nicer weather rolling around is the opportunity to take art outside. I love summer art projects because they allow me to indulge in plenty of mess-making without having to worry too much about cleaning up afterwards. No time to read now? Pin it to look at later. Some … Read more17 Summer Art Projects: Messy Fun Your Kids Will Love.