Category Archives: Art

Painting stones

On Saturday, I read Jennie’s post about a brilliant messy art session, which started off with a plan to paint some stones and led to some glorious toddler body art as the twins decided it would be more interesting to … Continue reading

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More Spring Art and Messy Play

I was already a little behind on blogging when my laptop finally broke beyond repair last week (it was around 7 years old.)  I have now borrowed a temporary replacement, so I can catch up a bit.  There are so … Continue reading

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Egg box daffodils

We made some egg box daffodils yesterday for our Spring display. Here’s how to do it.  You will need: An egg box (we used one with twelve sections which was about right for four children.) Some old cereal boxes. Yellow … Continue reading

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Learning through play

The night before last a conversation on twitter got me thinking about learning through play, and in particular messy play activities to support early reading and writing.  So yesterday morning I decided that it was time to get the finger … Continue reading

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Autumn displays

I should probably post pictures of our Autumn displays before it is no longer Autumn.  Did I mention I was a little behind?  Random catch up post to follow shortly!

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How my children see me meme

I suppose it’s only fair that I should join in, having laughed at appreciated the others so much.  This meme was started here and I was tagged by Merry.  This is what happened when I asked my children to draw … Continue reading

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Autumn art, volcanoes and more Fimo

I took Owl out for a hot chocolate at the deli yesterday morning, and then to his favourite local shop which sells stationery and toys.  (He used to call it the teeny tiny toy shop until he found out it … Continue reading

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