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 […]
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. […]
We loved the marble painting that Our Little House in the Country did, so we had put it into our rainy day activity jar. This weekend it was pouring with rain, so still dressed in our pyjamas, we got the jar out and pulled out the marble painting card.
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 […]
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 […]