Classroom Ideas

23 Nov 2020

6 Festive Challenges

Try these Christmas themed challenges that will help to develop children’s problem solving skills, creativity, and critical thinking. 1. Hanging Christmas Mobile Everyone loves decorating their homes at Christmas. Set your class the challenge to design and create the latest, extra special Christmas hanging mobile. One that would be worthy […]

13 Nov 2015

6 Christmas Hand-Print Picture I...

This selection of ideas for festive hand and finger print pictures offers plenty of inspiration for some fun, original artwork during the festive period. Hand-print Robin For this Robin design, use brown ready mix paint to create a single hand-print. Once, dry, cut out the print, and stick it sideways onto […]

04 Nov 2015

Christmas Sensory Play

Sensory play is not only a fun activity for preschool children but is also a great learning opportunity. This festive tray will help children to learn about Christmas, develop language and develop their fine motor skills. A variety of items with different colours, textures and smells can be placed in […]

03 Nov 2015

How to Make a Pom Pom Snowman

Making pom poms is an easy craft for children to master and they can be used to create lovely decorations for Christmas. You will need 1. Using your reusable pom pom cards, pick two which match in size and couple these together, tying your chosen wool through the middle. Carefully […]

03 Nov 2015

Christmas Clay Decorations

Christmas clay decorations are a fun festive craft for children to take home at the end of term. You will need ModelAiR PVA Glitter Christmas ribbon 1. ModelAiR can be moulded and shaped into a festive decoration of choice. For younger children, a hand can be pressed into a flattened […]

21 Oct 2015

How to Make a Snow Globe Christm...

Create something a little bit different with our snow globe Christmas card which can be personalised with a photograph. You will need Design a Christmas Card Classpack Petri Dishes Glue Dots Stars and Snowflake Sequin Mix Ice and Snow shakers To make a snow globe Christmas card   1. Glue […]

21 Oct 2015

How to Make Paper Snowflake Ange...

Cutting out snowflakes is a traditional and fun Christmas activity for children. These pretty snow angels turn snowflakes into angels skirts for unique Christmas decorations that children can take home to hang from the ceiling or Christmas tree. 1. Download and print out our Snowflake angel template 1 and Snowflake Angel Template […]

21 Oct 2015

10 Christmas Crafts

These fun projects are great for creating a winter wonderland display in the classroom, or simply as Christmas crafts for children to take home. Cardboard Roll Christmas Angel Stick on wiggly eyes and draw a face at to the top of the cardboard modelling roll. Shape a halo from a […]

14 Oct 2015

Blackberry Paint for Autumn

This fun blackberry painting activity for early years and reception children can be a bit messy but it is lots of fun, especially when done outdoors in the autumn. It is super simple to set up. Some blackberries crushed using a pestle and mortar make a beautifully rich natural and […]