When the kids were younger we had a lot of fun making a few different seasons posters so I thought I would explain how we set them up. They were easy, low mess, and a great activity for little kids.
Activity Village staff and friends share ideas for how our resources can be used for learning at home, crafts with your own children, or group craft activities. There is lots of inspiration here, so make yourself a big cup of tea, grab a biscuit or two and explore...
When we saw the reading challenge at our local library on a recent trip, it inspired us to do our own home reading challenge.
With all our talking / learning about the Olympics we thought it would be fun to make our own medals.
It seems like with everything going on at the moment there is just not that same level of excitement about the Olympics like there usually is, so I thought it might be fun to spend a little bit of time looking at where the Olympics originated.
I must admit that when it comes to art I am a painting/drawing type person, rather than a crafting person.
About two years ago I explained the idea of similes to my youngest by getting him to make an animal poster.
The kids and I love baking together and it has become a bit of a weekend tradition that we bake something yummy to eat for the weekend.
My kids love watching the different David Attenborough series and they recognise his voice. In fact if I put something on that he is narrating and my son is in the other room he will quickly walk in to see what “the animal man” is talk
This past week the kids have been calculating perimeters for all kinds of shapes and they really enjoyed it.
With all the changes in our normal routine due to the lockdown, one of the activities that we have really been enjoying are our nature walks. It is been a real highlight of the last few weeks, just getting out walking and spotting small creatures.
With the wildfires in Australia being such a prominent topic of late I thought it would be a good idea to learn a bit more about the country. The kids already have quite good knowledge about the different types of animals but they did not know tha