Fun festive activities to make and do in the classroom

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 […]

21 Dec 2015

Christmas Marking Activity Tray

This festive mark making activity is a fun sensory exercise which also helps to boost literacy skills. This is a versatile activity which is quick and easy to set up and offers loads of opportunity to discover new and exciting play activities. You will need Optional extras First, you’ll need to make up […]

23 Nov 2015

Create a Christmas Tree Advent D...

This fun advent display gives the whole class a chance to get involved in making their classroom look festive as well as opening the stars to reveal pictures in the lead up to Christmas. You will need To create the display 1. Cover your display area with display paper. We’ve […]

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 […]