Category Archives for Wellbeing

Fantasy Birdhouses

I was lucky to have such great kids and parents at my second workshop this weekend at Milton Keynes Arts Centre. For two hours I helped them to make fantasy bird houses together. Everyone went home feeling so proud of … Continue reading

17. May 2015 by Roze
Categories: Art and craft projects, Art Group, craft for kids, Milton Keynes Arts Centre, Wellbeing, Workshops | 2 comments

Making without goal or purpose in mind

It was too wet to go to the park after school today so we arrived home early. With half an hour to fill, we set up a printing session, with no goal or purpose in mind, just to be and … Continue reading

08. November 2011 by Roze
Categories: Butterflies, craft for kids, printing, Simple Pleasures, Stamping, Wellbeing | 2 comments

Harvesting and planting

As we watch the last of the tomatoes change from green to red and harvest the last of the pumpkins we find ourselves with a wanting sandpit again. So today William and Oliver made it into a winter bed for … Continue reading

09. October 2011 by Roze
Categories: Gardening, Simple Pleasures, Wellbeing | 2 comments

Simple Pleasures

As we approach the end of the school holidays I’m surprised at how we’ve spent our days. Instead of planning each day, I took a more laid back approach this time and just went with the flow. The result was … Continue reading

22. August 2011 by Roze
Categories: card making, Homemade cards, Painting, Simple Pleasures, Wellbeing | Leave a comment

Please Take Your Seats

As much as I wanted to have all of my party stationery handmade I had to draw the line at hand drawn text – when I tried it, I ending up having nightmares about it (lucky me for having such … Continue reading

29. June 2011 by Roze
Categories: cutting out paper, Drawing, making birds, making things for those you love, Parties, Poster, Seating Plan Poster, self realisation, Wellbeing | Leave a comment

An unexpected pleasure

How much wellbeing can three little boys generate with a Desktop Pencil Sharpener? Having clocked the new arrival when they came in from school, they were keen to try out the new device. I went around the house collecting all … Continue reading

24. May 2011 by Roze
Categories: Coloured pencils, practical solutions for parenting, Simple Pleasures, Wellbeing | 3 comments