All posts filed under: Kids crafts

There is nothing as joyous as engaging little people in craft activities. Here we explore lots of different ideas that you can also apply – at home or school.
The Matisse egg has been a huge success on Pinterest, receiving thousands of views and spawning a lot of versions across the world!

Matisse egg

One of my daughter’s school project was exploring artists. With little time to spare (due the following day!!) and a Matisse exhibition in town and a little pinterest for inspiration (saw a balloon covered in leaves) and inspiration hit hard – we would make a […]

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Matisse egg

My daughter’s last term project was exploring artists. With little time to spare (due the following day!!) and a Matisse exhibition in town and a little pinterest for inspiration (saw a balloon covered in leaves) and inspiration hit hard – we would make a matisse […]

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Folky autumn leaves

There is one way of making the end of the summer less bitter sweet… It’s autumn leaves season!! Such a cornucopia of vibrant colours and unique elaborate shapes, everyday offers these little ‘ooh!’ moments of discovering these objects of beauty. We spent most of last […]

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Meet the Spooners – Pavia de Hantesin

Meet the Spooners – Pavia de Hantesin

In the Spooners series, let me introduce you to someone a little complicated – but rewarding in the end. There is a little bit of controversy here about the spelling of Pavia’s surname. Is she a Dutch aristocrat? Should this be Hentersinn? At present, frankly, […]

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Blue Fox

Woodland creatures gallery

Back in the autumn, me and daughter got a LITTLE obsessed picking up autumn leaves. This led to a lot of crafty afternoon with tippex… The next bit though was covering leaves in paint, then applying them to paper. It was very pretty in itself, […]

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