Celebrations

20 Oct 2016

How To Use Pegs

How to use PEGS! We have made a few little Christmas characters out of wooden pegs and a few other basic materials. Let’s start with the Christmas Angel. To make this, you will need: Dolly Pegs Fabric Cut-Offs Assorted Ribon Glue Let’s start with choosing a material to make the angel’s […]

20 Oct 2016

How To Use Cotton Reels

How to use Cotton Reels Christmas Crafts Here we have made a couple of recognisable Christmas characters using our plastic cotton reels and a few other materials. If you would like to make these, scroll down to find out what you need: Cotton Reel Angel – A cotton reel – […]

10 Oct 2016

Lollipop Stick Christmas Crafts

We’re getting crafty this Christmas using lollipop sticks to make these miniature creations, and we think they couldn’t be any simpler and the children will love them. So here are our quick ideas: Stars There are a couple of ways you can use the sticks to create these stars, what […]

07 Oct 2016

Hanukkah Craft Ideas

Hanukkah (also known as Chanukah) is a Jewish eight day celebration that commemorates the rebuild and reclamation of the Jewish temple over 2500 years ago. It is also referred to as the Jewish Festival of Light and it takes place from 24th December to 1st January. An important part of Hanukkah […]

29 Sep 2016

Halloween Magical Potions

It’s not quite the potions class that Harry Potter took in Hogwarts, but we like to think this is better! Halloween is approaching, and it’s time for children to unleash their magical talent by making some potions. This activity is suitable for both indoors and outdoors, and adult supervision is […]

26 Sep 2016

Diwali Festival Crafts

Diwali is a 5 day Hindu festival that is also known as ‘The Festival of Lights’. It takes place between the 30th October – 3rd November 2016. Here, we have created some simple arts & craft ideas that are inspired from the colourful festival, only using a few basic materials! […]

13 Jan 2016

Weave Your Own Ribbon Tartan

This fun craft activity is a great way for primary children to explore the cultural and historical significance of tartan, while developing fine motor skills and unleashing their creativity. By designing and then creating their own unique ribbon tartan, classes will be able to discuss the endless possible variations and begin […]

13 Jan 2016

Burns Night: Robert Burns Poetry

  Bring the poetry of Robert Burns to life in your classroom The understanding of different dialects in the spoken and written word can help children to develop a social and cultural awareness. Interrogation of different texts can help inform children’s understanding of the written word and the meaning behind […]

07 Jan 2016

Create Your Own Tartan

This fun art and craft activity is a great way for children to learn about the cultural significance and history of tartan whilst practising a range of skills including maths, design and literacy. Tartan activities can be linked to a range of topics and events including Scottish history, Burns Night and […]