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
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
Welcome to another Wacky Workshop project, creating a fun art space for kids. Let me assure you, these ideas are very budget-friendly. It’s amazing how many general household items can be used to create beautiful art and to store art and craft supplies. By avoiding an expensive run to the art store and instead,
If 2020 was the year so many had to give up so much, let’s make 2021 the year to never give up. We could all be forgiven for wanting to ‘play opposites’ this year and we have it within our power to make that happen. Regardless of what is happening around us.
As International Day of Friendship looms (Thursday, July 30), many will write about the positive aspects of friendship or give tips on how to be a fabulous friend. In a world where we spend much of our time online, it is perhaps even more important than ever to learn how to spot fake
It seems our world was turned upside down almost overnight. Little freedoms most of us took for granted are now taboo. Hugs and kisses with loved ones, far from spreading love, now threaten to spread a virus that can kill. Coffee with friends, once a friendly activity, is now more like playing
“For what we are about to eat may the Lord make us truly grateful”. That was our pre-meal prayer when I was at school. I remember it not so much because of the gratitude I felt, but because we said it a lot and most of us raced through the little prayer, eager to
I’m often asked by parents how I can provide art projects to suit all ages when I hold group workshops. Many fear the older children will become bored and the younger ones will be out of their depth. The age range for group classes is four to 12. As children change so drastically in
When talking about strong kids, I’m not referring to their physical condition. I’m talking about inner strength, known as resilience. Resilience is the word used to describe coping skills – people’s ability to bounce back from adversity. As it’s impossible to avoid challenges in life, the only way to survive is to learn