Category Archives for school holiday projects

Jam jar worlds at dusk

  Bringing a splash of colour to a rainy Saturday morning. The Young Pioneers at Milton Keynes Arts Centre made an excellent job at surrounding their light filled jam jars with bright colours and all kinds of silhouettes that really … Continue reading

13. June 2015 by Roze
Categories: Art and craft projects, Fun, Lanterns, Local Events, Milton Keynes Arts Centre, school holiday projects, Silhouettes, Workshops | Leave a comment

Sticky fingers

I’m being quite spoilt by the amount of creative kids that are coming along to these workshops. Today we were designing and making animals with moving parts via a wooden clothes peg. A bit fiddly and a lot of glue stuck … Continue reading

28. May 2015 by Roze
Categories: craft for kids, cutting out paper, Fun, school holiday projects, Workshops | Leave a comment

Bird Houses #2

I tried to be objective and only include the group shot of bird houses from the end of yesterday’s session but I couldn’t help but share some other pictures too. One grandma returned to the workshop again with her grandson, … Continue reading

24. May 2015 by Roze
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Miro in Gouache

I’d almost forgotten how much I like Miro until George had some homework to reproduce a famous artist’s work. I still have George’s ear at the moment with regard to teaching him art technique, so I thought it would be … Continue reading

18. June 2012 by Roze
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Making paper

Having caught George on numerous occasions trying to make his own paper in his room and using lots of my liquid soap and face cream in the process, I thought it might be a good idea for us both to … Continue reading

16. October 2011 by Roze
Categories: Butterflies, craft for kids, Fun, paper making, school holiday projects | Leave a comment

Family portraits

This was a fun little project, done in three stages over two days. All three of my boys (aged 4, 4 and 5 years) enjoyed the process. We began painting our family portrait of five by drawing around bowls and … Continue reading

06. August 2011 by Roze
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End Of Year Thank You Cards

We had a wonderful party at the weekend thanks to our guests, who were such good company. Whilst we wait for the photos to come through we’ve been keeping ourselves busy with end of year thank you cards for teachers. … Continue reading

05. July 2011 by Roze
Categories: Butterflies, card making, craft for kids, cutting out paper, Homemade cards, practical solutions for parenting, school holiday projects, Thank you cards | Tags: | 2 comments

Recycling broken crayons

Every time a crayon rolls off the table it seems to snap in half instantly. So much so that we’ve had a box full of broken crayons for some time now. I’ve heard there’s a lot you can do with … Continue reading

17. June 2011 by Roze
Categories: baking, craft for kids, crayons, Drawing, Fun, practical solutions for parenting, recycling, school holiday projects | Tags: | 1 comment

Matchstick Art

With all of the great weather, we’ve been doing things outside lately and not any crafty projects inside. Now the rain has come in time for the school holidays, we can get stuck into some craft projects. Today I covered … Continue reading

28. May 2011 by Roze
Categories: card making, craft for kids, Homemade cards, school holiday projects, Thank you cards | Tags: | Leave a comment