Easy Christmas craft for toddlers


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Super easy craft to do with preschoolers!

I had premade strips of colourful paper ready and some triangles cut out of cardboard.

The children covered the triangles with glue, then they laid the strips of paper across the triangle.

They had fun looking at the different lengths of paper

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Once dry I trimmed the excess paper away, taped a Popsicle stick to the bottom and stuck them into egg cartons that were covered with tinfoil.

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Here are our trees don’t they look beautiful!

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Self portraits


Making self portraits and learning our shapes at the same time .
circles,rectangles,semi circles,hearts…
the children made a picture of themselves using shapes and their favorite colours..
The end result was adorable!

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Like I said ADORABLE 🙂

Dream catchers


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Lately I have been admiring all the dream catchers on pinterest. This morning I scrounged through the craft cupboard and found a few things that I could use to attempt to make one. As I sat there trying my best to weave the string one of the kids asked if I was making a spider web. I explained what I was making and the kids watched as I attached the feathers.

Then the kids gave it a try.

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I cut out the center of some paper plates I had and punched holes around the edges. I also did a couple of strings for them just to get them started.

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this was a great exercise in strengthening fine motor skills

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Spring wreath


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Super easy and fun, the kids and I painted egg cartons then glued them to a wreath cut out of poster board.
We then glued a button into the center of each and made bright green leaves out fun foam and stuck them in the empty places.

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super cute – super fun!

Our pretty sparkly thingamajig


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I think this would be a great afternoon project for any school age child to make on their own, or like what I did, you can have the younger ones help string the glass beads onto the copper wire.

Not exactly sure what you would call it other than a beautiful work of art!

We used : sticks, copper wire, glass beads, and napkin rings.

I’m sure that anything that you find in your junk drawer would make an amazing eye catching work of art.

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Paper plate wreaths


  Very simple easy Autumn craft that everyone seems to do every year, but how can you not?? paper plate wreaths.  I found really pretty ones at the dollar store and I had some leaf stickers so the toddlers decorated the wreaths today and we hung them up to make our room look pretty.

sewing with the kids


  Well … I boke out the sewing machine this week and did some simple projects with the kids.

Our first project was bean bags!

  The kids helped by filling the bags with different  types of beans / lentils / chick peas … each bag had a different feel to it.  We also used different types of fabrics .

    CATCH!!!!!!!!!!