Thirteen-year-old Sophie sits alone in her room staring at the screen she has looked at for the past two hours. She snaps at anyone who tries to enter her room or engage her in conversation. She won’t eat dinner with the family but, at some point, may slink into the kitchen for a quick
If you and your kids have been caught up in the drama and fun of the Netflix “Wednesday” series, you’re going to love these Wacky Wednesday crafts. Our fun began when one of my granddaughters decided to turn her Wacky Wendy (Wacky Workshops’ tiny mascot) into a Wacky Wednesday. It wasn’t hard, she
Why do zebras have stripes? Because they don’t want to be spotted. 😂 But the truth is, they are easy to spot. In fact, a herd of zebras is also known as a dazzle, probably because a group of zebras is a dazzling sight to behold. This, sadly, makes them a target for hunters.
If you want an easy way to boost the joy in your home, try adding some indoor plants to your décor. Indoor plants can reduce stress and anxiety, boost productivity, and help you recover from illness. They may even have the power to prolong life, according to several recent studies.
She’s less than 10 cm tall, but this tiny doll is inspiring joy and creativity in everyone who meets her. With no hair, a wooden bead head, and string arms and legs, the biggest thing about Wacky Wendy is her smile – and it’s contagious. In the past few months, she has turned children
You may not win the game but playing it can help you win at life. Board games that is. There are a bunch of benefits to playing board games and creating them is the ultimate imagination enhancer. In a world that seems dominated by online activities, the humble board game is making a comeback.
Welcome to another Wacky Workshops project – fun ways to use kids’ art. With the world focusing on recycling to reduce waste and save our beautiful planet, it’s more important than ever to find creative ways to reuse and repurpose things. Children who love creating – most do if offered the chance – can
There was much excitement amongst the fairies in the studio as they made last-minute adjustments in preparation for the big event. Their tiny wings fluttered rapidly as they flew from place to place, adding fairy dust and a touch of magic to the other participants of the exhibition. The frolic of fairies was so
Welcome to another Wacky Workshops project – Aussie themed Christmas decorations to make. It always strikes me as a bit strange to see snowflake decorations shimmering in the Aussie heat during Christmas. A real snowflake wouldn’t have a chance in hell of surviving our wonderful sunshine filled Christmas season. If Santa wore his big
Forget about the diamonds ladies. It turns out recyclables can be your best friend when you want to create beautiful earrings. Welcome to another Wacky Workshops project – use amazing material to create beautiful earrings. This is what I now like to refer to as my ‘lockdown’ collection as I played around and experimented