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 – wind crafts. It can be a welcome breeze on a hot summer’s day or a devastating force, destroying all in its path. The wind that is so vital to the environment, dispersing seeds to help plant populations, can also have catastrophic effects on all that it touches.
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 – fun Easter chicks and eggs to make. I may not be able to answer that age old question, what came first – the chicken or the egg? But I can tell you that the decoration of eggs for Easter is believed to date back to the
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 – 4 fun ways to make hearts for Valentine’s Day. Hearts are a great shape to use in art projects with children as they are easy to draw and incorporate a few different elements – curves, lines and points. There are so many more ways to use hearts
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.
The thought of holding a paintbrush to create art can make some people quiver with fear and send them running away screaming. Sounds dramatic, I know. But I’ve actually seen this. Especially with adults and teens who don’t believe they are artistic or creative in any way. We all know that’s not true! For
Welcome to another Wacky Workshops project – a meaningful Father’s Day gift to make. Do you ever get the feeling Father’s Day is less about celebrating dads and more about rewarding retailers? In fact, it was retailers who ensured the continued success of the day, which originated in America in 1910. Like so
Want to keep the kids delighted during the school holidays, without breaking the budget? It can be a challenging task if the weather is too wet and cold for outdoor play and you want to limit their time in front of screens. Why not plan a few creative projects to do with them? Don’t know