Guest Posts

Since August 2017 we have featured a weekly guest post, sharing ways in which Activity Village resources can be used for learning at home, crafts with your own children, or group craft activities. There is lots of inspiration here!

Guest Posts at Activity Village

Guest Post - Wreath Crafts

Guest Post - Wreath Craft Ideas

We had quite a few left over autumn themed images lying around the house and I hate throwing anything away so I suggested to my son that we could make an autumn themed wreath.

Guest Post - Enjoying Day of the Dead Crafts

Guest Post - Enjoying Day of the Dead Crafts

Last Halloween I took my youngest son to a fancy dress party at the local park. The winner of the fancy dress competition was a little girl dressed in a stunning black, purple and cerise pink frilled dress, with matching flower headband and veil.

Guest Post - Spooky Writing

Guest Post - Spooky Writing

Both kids have surprisingly been enjoying some spooky writing activities lately.  I am not really sure what prompted it, the only thing I can think of was that the spook

Guest Post - Halloween Maths Ideas

Guest Post - Halloween Maths Ideas

We have never done scary witches as such but both my kids loved Winnie the Witch and the witch from Room on the Broom.  They always liked a friendly witch, one who would make funny mistakes.  So when they were a lot younger we did some “

Guest Post - A Crafty Halloween Display

Guest Post - A Crafty Halloween Display

I had this brilliant idea that the kids and I were going to make a spider mobile My idea was to use a paper plate with wool hanging down attached to spiders who were climbing down.

Guest Post - A Monster Drawing and Crafting Session!

Guest Post - A Monster Drawing and Crafting Session!

My seven-year old has been going through a bit of a drawing phase lately. So much so that we actually moved a little table to just next to my desk so that he can draw and chat while I am working on my computer. He loves it.

Guest Post - Four New Autumn Leaf Craft Ideas

Guest Post - Four New Autumn Leaf Craft Ideas

It dawned on me the other day that none of the children's activity groups I run gives me scope to run an autumn themed craft session this year. This is a very sad state of affairs, I love autumn!

Guest Post - Learning about the Water Cycle

Guest Post - Learning about the Water Cycle

I loved the look of all the water cycle pages that were recently added especially because a lot of them had different versions for a number of the pages - perfect to do the topic with children who may be at different learning stages (well that was my pl

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