I must admit that when it comes to art I am a painting/drawing type person, rather than a crafting person.
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...
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
I love using symmetry pages, especially the ones with the grids included as I like the idea of the kids getting used to using grids while they are younger so that when they start dealing with graphs, coordinates and maps the format is already something
My daughter is currently working on a few art projects and one of them is an Art History project where she has to choose a famous artist whose work she admires and learn about their life and technique.
We have not used sharpies with watercolour paints before and I recently had one of those moments where you wondered why it took so long to try this combination.