painting

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Snowman Fingerprint Christmas Cards

We have had oodles of fun this afternoon being very Christmassy. We have done a number of Christmas crafty activities, as well as putting up Rachels Christmas tree, one of which was making Christmas cards. I had bought a pack of red, green and white Christmas card blanks from Baker Ross so we used these […]

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Make your own Xmas Wrapping Paper

Who needs to go out and buy expensive wrapping paper, when you make your own really cute designs with the kids at home? Firstly we cut some sheets of brown paper from a large roll. Then we prepared our different paints and sponge stamps. Then I let the kids go (semi) wild stamping the sheets. […]

autumn

Painting Autumn Trees

We have been making some autumn tree paintings. Thanks to ideas from the lovely Ciara at Our Little House in the Country, we decided to do some fingerprint autumn trees. First of all we laid out the card and drew around our arms. Then we coloured this arm all in, Rachel used a brown crayon […]

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Painting with feet!

This week, before the weather turned, Jack and I had some fun outside, painting with our feet. I had managed to get hold of an enormous roll of brown paper so I cut off a nice big piece and laid it out on the decking. Then I filled up the paddling pool with warm soapy […]

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