Spring and summer nature collages

Use leaves, petals, twigs, grass, what ever you can find, to make a beautiful nature collage. Dandelion seeds give a lovely effect when glued onto black paper. When we did …

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Paper plate sheep- easy animal collage

Paper plate sheep

I was going to do this with cotton wool, but I found some old wool and polystyrene bits that I thought would work well. The first picture is the example …

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Spring blossom printing picture

Blossom printing picture

I painted the branches and the children printed the pink blossom. Simply created by the underneath of a plastic drinks bottle dipped in pink paint

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Caterpillar paper circle collage picture

Caterpillar paper collage

Just paper circles used to make a spring caterpillar picture. If you look closely, you can just about see the caterpillar’s face drawn on.

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Finger print sheep

These were so easy to do and the children loved getting the paint all over their hands! What you need: coloured A3 paper black paper white paint googly eyes Preparation: …

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Finger painting homemade calendar

Messy, but little ones love it, and there’s no preparation! We did the finger painting first, then, when the paint was dry, we added some detail using a fine black …

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cotton pad sheep

Make a cotton pad sheep badge

What you need: cotton pads black card needle and white cotton wiggle eyes (or eye stickers if worried about choking hazards) safety pins glue sticks scissors Preparation: sew the safety …

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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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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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