Get all the bits and bobs you can find (buttons, peebles, gems, pasta) and some frames or embroidery hoops and let the child create different images or scenes.
Spray paint impressions
Get some spray bottles and fill them with water and paint or food colouring. Get leaves, plastic objects, cookie cutters or anything flat that you don’t mind coloring. Place them on some bloating paper or kitchen towels and spray from a distance. You will get negative impressions on your paper.
Coloured salt jars
Make some rainbow magic salt jars using fine salt and chalk. Just pour some salt on a paper and rub the chalk on the salt until you get the desired colour. Fill some empty jars. If you want to avoid mixing the colours make sure you fill it to the top and push the salt […]
Chinese paper dragon
Sophie’s homework was to build a paper dragon so here’s her end result. Happy Chinese New Year everyone! Not my temple, but it seems to be everywhere on the internet so I presume it’s free to use. For other options just search for paper dragon puppet or colour and cut dragon.
Fabric scraps collage houses
If you like me keep fabric scraps here’s an idea. Get some cardboard and glue and some markers. They can do anything rainbows, cars, butterflies. We went for houses this time.
Drawings in the snow
Use the snow as canvas and give the kids some sticks to draw or write on it.
Musical wine glasses
Always been fascinated by the sounds of the crystal glasses. It turns out any cheap wine glass does the job. To do it with your kids is best to have a waterproof base and stick the glasses to the base with tape. Pour different quantities of water to the glasses as this results in different […]
Fruit & vegetable stamps
I have not posted in a while. With lockdown lifted we try our best to get out for walks and other activities. Here’s our last indoor project idea. Make some stamps for painting from celery, lemons, apples or patatoes. Get a big cardboard and some paint and let the mess begin. Do make sure to […]
All you need is a couple of slices of white bread and some diluted paints (food colouring can also be used).
Stay home ideas 16
Decorate biscuits with icing and sprinkles and make a cardboard make up salon with faces for kids (girls might like this more) to paint. Mine put lipstick, eye shadow, made longer lashes and coloured hair.