Craft – An Unstructured Play Day

Today is the first day of what is called sportlov (the Swedish for ‘sport’s break’, due to people generally taking off for a week’s skiing). We are staying put, and I have deliberately taken a break from our nature curriculum this week to slow things right down.  Today (apart from the weekly food shop, which is never a joy with …

Earthworm Craft

This week’s theme in the Nature Curriculum is earthworms.  The post is all about our earthworm craft we have been doing at home on the topic of earthworms 🙂 We did four little projects that ranged from being clean activities to thoroughly messy ones!!  I hope you enjoy reading about them, and fancy trying one or two at home, to …

Candle Craft

This weeks craft needed to involve candles.  I could have kept it easy for myself and just made candles!!  However, we had done this recently with a kit our little lady got for her last birthday, so I tried to come up with some alternative ideas.  So, here goes!!       The first idea was to make candle (tealight) …

Salt Painting.

We’ve been doing some salt paintings.  This is a really good activity for little people, and their sense of wonder is really piqued.  What you need is:  card, glue, salt, and very watered down paints.  We used pipettes, but you can use brushes.  You dribble/paint the glue onto the card, and then sprinkle salt all over the glue.  Tip the …