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
Welcome to another Wacky Workshops project – an easy way to make your own beautiful bling. They say there’s no such thing as too much bling and this easy project will have the little ones, and you, making a treasure trove of jaunty jewels in no time.
I’m not talking about music. I’m talking about the new rock art craze that is sweeping the world, delighting children and their carers. This latest trend has people finding small rocks and painting them, then hiding them in parks for strangers to discover. It ticks all the boxes as far as entertaining
Welcome to another Wacky Workshops project – how to make a plastic bottle bird feeder. We all know the damage plastic is doing to our environment and the importance of recycling it so it doesn’t end up in landfill or our oceans. We can take that one step further and get our kids
Welcome to another Wacky Workshops project – how to colour your world. Colour can impact everything from our health to our moods and even appetite. Understanding how colour affects us can help us gain control over many areas of our lives. The first step is to learn colour basics and become more aware
Welcome to another Wacky Workshops project – musical instruments to make. There are so many benefits to teaching kids about music. If you have the resources to teach them to play an instrument, even better. However, instruments and lessons can be expensive. These craft projects cost next to nothing to make and are
Welcome to another Wacky Workshops project, focusing on ways to reuse plastic bottles. Plastic seems to be one of the biggest curses when it comes to the world’s environmental concerns. It is responsible for killing hundreds of thousands of marine creatures every year. It accounts for nearly 20 per cent of landfill waste and
Welcome to another Wacky Workshops project – how to make a growing flower. You don’t need any gardening skills and won’t even get your hands dirty doing this one. In fact, this project is so easy I recently did it with 30 preschoolers, aged three to five.
Welcome to another Wacky Workshops project – how to make a turtle planter. World Turtle Day is celebrated on May 23 each year to raise awareness about the plight and importance of those wonderful creatures. Did you read my post, A Tantalising Turtle Tale to Add Magic to Your Day? To celebrate