07 Mar 2016

Comparing Seasons Using Painting...

Image source Many famous artists have used the seasons as a theme in their art. In this cross-curricular activity, Year 1 children use the artwork of Claude Monet to investigate the seasons and weather. The ideas can easily be adapted for use with other artworks, to fit with your topic […]

17 Feb 2016

Mother's Day Poems: Literacy for...

Writing Mother’s Day Poems to include within a Mother’s Day card is a fun way to incorporate literacy¬†for KS1 and KS2 into an activity to celebrate this traditional spring event. This could be a short verse (rhyming or non-rhyming), an acrostic poem or a shape poem in the form of […]

20 May 2015

Father's Day Cards - 5 Fun Ideas

Father’s Day is a great time for children to show how much they love their dads by making them a lovely card. Here are some of our Father’s day card ideas including something to suit primary school children of all ages. Daddy Bunting Daddy bunting is easy to make by […]

10 May 2015

6 Spring Hand and Finger Print I...

Spring is definitely in the air and these spring inspired hand and finger print art ideas will be a popular choice with preschool children. Hand and finger printer not only gives them the chance to get messy and creative but also create something to take home for their parents. Out […]

10 May 2015

8 Easter Crafts

Spring is definitely in the air making it a great time to get creative with some quick and easy Easter crafts. From Easter baskets to cute Easter chicks we have plenty of ideas to keep the children busy. Chick Easter Card An oval shape of coloured paper forms the body […]