Sandcastle pictures


This was very popular, but you will need a good vacuum cleaner to hoover up that sand! What you need: play sand thick paper or thin card in a summery …

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Father’s Day ties


You can buy fabric versions of this and use fabric paints, but with such young children I decided to use card and collage bits. I used shirring elastic round the …

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Valentine craft: collage heart


What you need pink card ribbon red, pink and purple paper (tissue and/ or sugar paper) “Happy Valentine’s Day” banners- clip art. glue Preparation Cut out pink hearts Cut ribbon …

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Sunny calendar


What you need paper plates calendars yellow, orange and silver paper PVA glue glue spreaders Preparation cut the paper into stripes cut out yellow circles How make your calendar Stick …

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Spring lamb


What you need white card – I used A4 cotton wool black marker pen glue (PVA) glue spreaders Preparation Fold the card in half, and draw and cut out the …

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Pasta necklace


What you need paint string pasta long sleeved apron bowl of water for washing hands and towel Preparation cut the string How to make your pasta necklace I found it …

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Paper plate lion


This is really for the older child, but was very popular What you need paper plate yellow paper and yellow tissue paper glue marker pen Preparation cut out ear and …

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Paper plate face


Although I thought my example looked rubbish, the children loved this! What you need paper plate wool coloured card Preparation cut out hat, bow tie, eyes and mouth shapes cut …

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Marble firework painting


This is very easy to create and very effective. What you need marbles black paper or card brightly coloured paint gold and silver paint (optional) long sleeved aprons trays How …

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Hedgehog collage


What you need brown card brown wool black marker pen background paper glue and spreaders (PVA would be better than glue sticks) Preparation cut out hedgehog shape from brown card …

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Sun handprint


This was very popular- and very messy! What you need paper plates (or circles of card) large paper- I used A3 yellow and orange paint paint brushes long sleeved aprons …

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Christmas stocking


What you need red card (we only had paper so we had to mount afterwards) glitter glue sparkly bits cotton wool- in strips is easiest string (if you want to …

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Autumn Apple Collage


A very simple idea. We turned our apples into a display, making a group apple tree. What you need brown and green card red paper (various shades and textures) glue   …

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