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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...

Guest Posts at Activity Village

Guest Post - Butterfly Jars

Guest Post - Butterfly Jars

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.

Guest Post - Learning About Australia

Guest Post - Learning About Australia

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

Guest Post - Christmas Symmetry Pages

Guest Post - Christmas Symmetry Pages

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

Guest Post - Learning about Vincent

Guest Post - Learning about Vincent

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.

Guest Post - Sharpies and Watercolours

Guest Post - Sharpies and Watercolours

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.

Guest Post - Celebrating Autumn

Guest Post - Celebrating Autumn

Autumn is well and truly here so we thought we needed some autumn leaves on our windows. We decided to make them with the bleeding tissue paper method. My kids always love doing this.

Guest Post - Having Fun With Dotty Art

Guest Post - Having Fun With Dotty Art

My son wanted to do some painting but he asked to do something a bit different from “normal painting” – which I must admit stumped me. "Painting that is not normal painting". I had to think about that one for a while!

Guest Post - Autumn Words

Guest Post - Autumn Words

Over the weekend my daughter and I had some autumn themed templates out for an art session.  My son like the look of the autumn templates and wanted to join in but he was not in an arty mood.  So we suggested he

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