Valentine Arts and Crafts for Kids

Valentine’s Day is an explosion of pink, red, glitter, hearts and flowers- everything that kids love! It inspires lots of arts and crafts projects to show love and affection for friends, Mums, Dads, brothers and sisters. Valentine Mosaic Card Start your card with a plain base of folded card. Use …

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Make Your Own Plant Pots

Growing your own is becoming a favourite national past-time and simple arts and crafts activities like making or decorating your own plant pots is an effective way of involving children. All you need to get going is a terracotta pot, an enthusiastic young artist and pots and pots of imagination. …

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Create a Springtime Treasure Hunt

Organising a spring time treasure hunt combines so many fun activities in one project. The children get plenty of exercise outdoors, they take note of the natural world, it’s educational and you can help to incorporate lots of exciting arts and crafts ideas too. A spring time treasure hunt can …

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Crafts for Rosh Hashanah

Rosh Hashanah means ‘Head of the Year’ in Hebrew. It’s a festive high point of the Jewish calendar, a time to look back at the old year, take stock and move forward into the New Year. It’s also a celebration of the creation of Adam and Eve which gives the …

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Back to School Crafts

Going back to school is a wonderful chance to start afresh and launch new routines and timetables. It’s exciting and challenging but it can also be a stressful or anxious time with children starting new schools or classes. The simple pleasures of arts and crafts can make these changes less …

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Food and Art Crafts for Bonfire Night

Bonfire night, also known as Guy Fawkes night, is a peculiarly British celebration which commemorates a failed plot to destroy the Houses of Parliament. The plot was led by a man called Guy Fawkes and you’ll often find a make shift “Guy” at the top of the bonfire, ready to …

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Christmas Crafts for Kids

Christmas is the ideal time of year to get the kids started on fun, festive kids crafts. The weather is cold and the house needs to be decorated. With simple ideas, Christmas is much better and cheaper if you are surrounded by homemade keepsakes, lovingly crafted by the children. Christmas …

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Father’s Day and Mother’s Day Crafts for Kids

Father’s Day and Mother’s Day is a time for children to show their love and appreciation for two very special people. A vast industry has grown up around the traditions, all paid for with pocket money. So perhaps the best way for children to mark the occasions is with homemade …

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Easter and Springtime Crafts for Kids

Easter and springtime traditionally signals the turn of the year into a time of rebirth and fresh beginnings. It’s a season groaning with possibilities for so many crafts for kids to enjoy. Easter Bonnets Schoolchildren look forward to being part of the Easter Parade and spend hours labouring over Easter …

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Halloween Crafts for Kids

Every child wants to get spooky at Halloween with creepy decorations, chilling costumes, ghostly food and bloodcurdling pumpkins. Halloween has grown in popularity over the last few years and can be a very expensive celebration. Make it more fun and more economical by taking the chance to enjoy some exciting …

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