Easter Garden to make at home

Easter or Resurrection Gardens are a great way to celebrate Easter. They are a reminder of the Easter story and are fun to make. Traditionally they would be made using soil, moss, flowers etc but this version is made entirely from paper and card – if you haven’t got easy access to soil and plants… Read More Easter Garden to make at home

Easter egg colouring printables

These A4 Easter Egg designs can be coloured or made into collages. Whatever you feel like doing! I’ve used wax crayons (you can blend the colours!), felt tips, tissue paper and some sugar paper circles. Cut out the egg shape after you’ve decorated it. If you want to paint then maybe print the shape onto… Read More Easter egg colouring printables

On the Way to Easter…Palm Sunday Story

Jesus rides into Jerusalem… Read More On the Way to Easter…Palm Sunday Story

Spring is coming!

Where I live there is already blossom on the trees! So next week at toddler group our craft will be on a spring theme. We are going to be making some spring blossom spirals. There is some prep for me to do beforehand but not too much. The paper plates will need to be cut… Read More Spring is coming!

Bobble hat and mittens craft – printables

It’s been cold and wintry so we made a bobble hat collage. We had mittens too but I have no photos. I just wasn’t quick enough. Mittens – free printable for mittens Bobble_Hat – free printable for the bobble hat

Advent calendar day 3

Isaiah 9:6 ‘For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder, and his name shall be called Wonderful Counsellor, Mighty God, Everlasting father, Prince of Peace.’ Craft idea for today – paper plate wreath with a crepe paper ribbon.   Something to listen… Read More Advent calendar day 3

The angels and shepherds – Christmas

  Christmas is almost here! The story of the first Christmas is a lovely story to tell. Children can also act out what happened and dress up as the different characters. There are different ways to tell the story- – use a nativity set and a story bag. Place all the figures inside and take… Read More The angels and shepherds – Christmas

Advent Calendar Day 1

Each day of advent I plan to post a photo of our advent candle/s, a verse from the Bible relating to the Christmas season and a Christmassy picture. Some days I hope to include a craft idea too. Keep visiting each day to discover the next Bible verse and picture.   Isaiah 9:2    … Read More Advent Calendar Day 1

Autumn/fall craft ideas ..fun and colourful!

Autumn is here! Autumn is a very colourful time of year. These crafts celebrate the bright reds, oranges and yellows. If you have a toddler then give them a selection of colours but limit them to autumnal shades. You can teach the names of the colours as you make the different crafts. Idea One –… Read More Autumn/fall craft ideas ..fun and colourful!

Spring/Easter wreath craft (DIY)

To make this simple wreath you will need Paper plates with the centre cut out Leaf shapes cut from sugar paper (construction paper) Petits fours paper cases Buttons/Tissue paper Glue (preferably PVA as everything will stick better) Glue spreaders To make Begin by gluing leaves to the paper plate ring. Add the petits fours cases… Read More Spring/Easter wreath craft (DIY)