Treasure digging in sand
Hide some nice glass beads, gems or any shiny loose parts and coins in wet sand. Use tools like colanders, kitchen tongs, brushes and other bowls. Let the gold digging begin. Do make sure to put covers on a good portion of your floor or get this done outside in the sand pit.
Make a DNA model out of candy and toothpicks. Warning: kids might eat more than their daily ratio. Explain what DNA and teach them about its structure and sequencing.
It all started with a Mr Patatoe figurine from school. The girls wanted to do other animals with patatoes so here’s my dinner gone.
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.
Sequin Christmas decorations
Make some sparkly tree decorations with your little ones with cardboard, good quality glue and sequins.
Here is an alternative to the traditional paper chain Christmas garland. Make little paper baubles using 5 strips of paper (or any uneven number). Staple the top together. Cut the middle one shorter, then the pair next to it slightly longer and leave the outside pair the longest. Staple the other end making sure the […]
No need for instructions for this one. Get a large amount of baubles and put them on a string or some yarn.
Family tree project
Teach the kids more about their family with this crafty cardboard project. Involves drawing, cutting, sticking, writing, research (call family to ask names, look up people online, if your kids are older show them dedicated websites like ancestry). Also worth taking out some of those old photographs and tell stories about any loved ones perhaps […]