Tag: Shapes

  • Spray paint impressions

    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.

  • Foam sheet cards

    Foam sheet cards

    Get the kids to make some cards using A4 foam sheets, stickers, glue and other crafts materials. Have fun.

  • Cardboard & fabric houses

    Cardboard & fabric houses

    I have been making a few cardboard houses for a little Christmas village. I always loved the miniature festive villages, but buying enough of them to make a display can cost a fortune. These houses are made with cardboard boxes, scrap fabric and some Christmas ribbon, buttons and ornaments. Cut the walls of the houses…

  • Pinwheel cupcake toppers

    Pinwheel cupcake toppers

    Decorate your cupcakes with cardboard pinwheels. Make them using double sided printed cardboard for better results. Pattern enclosed but plenty of instructions to be found online.

  • DIY Hologram projector

    DIY Hologram projector

    What a cool thing to be doing with your home schooled kids. Use some plastic foil from used packaging (clear fruit punnets or toiletry gift boxes) to make a piramid with no base or top. See enclosed photo. You need 4 shapes that you will stick together with transparent tape. Each shape had a 6…

  • Chores & Lifelong skills

    Chores & Lifelong skills

    My little ones love helping with cooking, dusting or wiping floors. They can practice how to use scissors and knives, graters, brooms, vacuums and other instruments. She had great fun learning how to sew with a jumbo plastic needle and cardboard. We are doing different shapes like squares or triangles.

  • Fireworks toilet roll paintings

    Fireworks toilet roll paintings

    November and December are full of fireworks. Some people might like them some might not, but one thing is for sure, we all love the colours so we might as well make some of our own. Get some toilet paper and cut strips in the bottom of one end. Make them of different sizes. Dip…

  • Coins tracing

    Coins tracing

    I spent ages doing this as a child si I had to try it with my little one. She’ll be better at it when she will lear how to control the pressure she puts when drawing, but she liked it anyway.

  • Tracing patterns

    Tracing patterns

    An easy time killer play with some sort of therapeutical effect for our little one. Tracing various patterns with small colourful toys, buttons, legos or other similar things you have in the house. We used snowflake building pieces.

  • Grapes & toothpicks geometric/stem shapes

    Grapes & toothpicks geometric/stem shapes

    Make snack time playful and sciency. All you need are some grapes and toothpicks to make these 3D shapes. You can also replace grapes with gummy candies or play-dough balls.