Welcome to another Wacky Workshops project, easy elephant crafts. As the world’s largest land mammal, there is a lot to love about elephants. They, along with humans, apes and dolphins, are the only animals with self-awareness. They are highly emotional and even grieve for lost family members. The only other animals that
When it comes to celebrating all the beauty and wonder Australia has to offer, it’s hard to know where to begin. More than 90 per cent of our wildlife is found nowhere else in the wild. This includes kangaroos, dingos, wombats, echidnas, platypus and koalas – making this a truly unique and special country.
Poor snakes. They really get a bad rap, don’t they? Fear of them is one of the top 10 phobias. It’s called ophidiophobia. They’ve been blamed for the temptation that resulted in people becoming mortal (according to the Bible) and also revered by others as the bringers of good luck. However you view them,
Welcome to another Wacky Workshops project – how to make a jumping kangaroo. How high can a kangaroo jump? Sometimes up to three times their height! In one leap a kangaroo can jump three metres high and more than eight metres long. This little jumping kangaroo won’t reach those heights but will be
Welcome to another Wacky Workshops project – how to make a play jungle. This is a favourite with the grandchildren and my private students. The mystery, danger and magic of the jungle and its creatures have captured the imagination of people for centuries. The jungle is a magical setting where anything is possible. From
Welcome to another Wacky Workshops project – cute koalas to make. When it comes to celebrating Australia and all it has to offer, it’s hard to go past the wildlife. Australia has more than 378 mammal species and 828 bird species as well as thousands of fish and hundreds of snake and lizard species.
Welcome to another Wacky Workshops project, making a good little dinosaur. If you read my post, How to Create Your Own Happy Ending, you will understand what inspired this craft. As usual, most of the materials are things you will find around the house and you can get as creative as you like
Welcome to another Wacky Workshops project – a collage that shows the story of the butterfly’s journey from humble caterpillar to spectacular flying insect. In last week’s project, Making these Fairy Furniture Projects is a Walk in the Park, I shared a park adventure that resulted in many nature treasure finds, and
Welcome to another Wacky Workshops project – a colourful bird made from newspaper. There are so many fun crafts that can be made with newspaper and one of my favourites is newspaper sculpture. Unlike paper mache, there is no need to make loads of glue and wait for it to dry before adding