Art

Love Rocks: Fingerprint Heart Keep-Sake We spent the first day of 2015 making footprints in the sand, chasing waves and collecting stones off the beach; coming away with at least a pocket full (or two) of special finds.

Hd, January 3, 2015

Christmas Potato StampingOhhh who doesn’t remember potato stamping as a kid? It’s a classic craft; cheap and easy to set up too! Whilst baby cakes simply slid and bashed the stamp across the paper, Little Lovely enjoyed playing and experimenting in the attempt to make the ‘perfect’ tree; they both in their own way had a bla…

Hd, December 5, 2014

Rainbow Colour MixingSupporting World Prematurity Day – 17th November 2014.

Our Little Lovely was born seven weeks premature with a condition called Tracheo Oesophageal Fistula.

Hd, November 11, 2014

Watercolour Poppy Remembrance Day CardRemembrance day is a day of reflection and a day that remains relevant today. Unfortunately, wars are still being fought around the world and this card is intended for the loved ones left behind. A simple gesture to say “I am thinking of you, your family, the person lost and will never forget”.

Hd, November 5, 2014

Paper Plate MonstersPaper plates are just amazing!

They’re easy to use, versatile and can be so much fun – a staple for every craft cupboard.

Hd, September 19, 2014

Autumn Leaf PaintingAutumn is the season of colour and leaves. This craft is an exploration of Autumn colours and my little lovely adored mixing the paints to match the shades of our leaves; experimenting with different ratios of paint to create a range of unusual colours.

Hd, September 7, 2014

Circle Print ArtWho knew that such magic could be made from old bottle tops and toilet rolls? The perfect preschool craft to explore shape, colour and texture, creating a spectacular piece of art in the process!

It all started with a piece of lego.

Hd, August 17, 2014

Food Colouring Salt ArtMy daughter loves Julia Donaldson’s book ‘The Singing Mermaid’ and I knew when I stumbled across this craft on Mom to 2 Posh Lil Divas, that I had found the perfect medium for an underwater back drop.

Hd, August 12, 2014

Cling Film Art

What you need to make Cling Film Art:
Card
Paint – Various Colours
Cling Film
Cling Film Art
Start by squirting dollops of paint in various directions, colours and amounts onto card.

This is a great opportunity for your crafty kid to work those fine motor skills by….

Hd, July 18, 2014

Raised Salt Glue Art

What you need to make Salt Glue Art:
Watercolour paint (food colouring or heavily watered acrylic)
Water colour paper or Card
Baking Tray
Pipette or paintbrush
PVA Glue
Salt
Raised Salt Glue Art
Olivia loves experimenting with paint, especially when it comes to mixing colours.

Hd, July 9, 2014

Flower and Leaf Printing

A section of our garden is currently full to the brim with wild flowers, showcasing various shades of reds, yellows, violets, pinks as well as orange and white – we love it! Olivia can never resist picking a daisy or dandelion as we pass.

Hd, June 30, 2014

Watercolour Flower Picture

What you need:
Pages of an old book
A picture frame
Watercolour paint
A fine tipped black pen

This unintentional craft has become a personal favourite.

Hd, June 13, 2014

Painting Stones

What you need:
Smooth surfaced stones
Acrylic Paint
Googly Eyes

My daughter and I had a great time with this activity.

Hd, June 11, 2014



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