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.
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 – making bugs from paper and paddle pop sticks. Why make bugs? Insects are fascinating little creatures. Did you know grasshoppers have been around since before the dinosaurs? Or that ladybugs ‘bleed’ from their knees to deter predators? We could not survive without the humble little bee. Discover
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.