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.
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...
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!
We have made our four season trees a number of times and it is such a fun and easy season craft so I thought I would share what we do.
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
Over the summer holidays we borrowed a few Roald Dahl books from our local library and both my kids loved them. They found the characters so magical and the stories sparked their imaginations.
There is something about being out in the garden in the late summer and seeing all the vibrant colours that makes me think of colour mixing.
It’s September. The time of year where beach towels are being washed and stored away, and school books are being taken out and dusted off. The time of year where back to school sales mean cheap shiny stationary.
I have always liked having visual reminders of what the kids are learning pinned up around the house.
As part of our home education work we have been looking at rainforest animals, and my daughter is preparing a project on big cats and their habitats.