Welcome to another Wacky Workshops project – ocean facts and crafts to celebrate World Ocean Day (June 8). Whether you’re looking for treasure, the craziest creatures, the world’s longest mountain range, beautiful waterfalls or just air to breathe, the ocean has it all. The ocean covers around 71 per cent of the Earth’s surface.
Welcome to another Wacky Workshops project – space-themed crafts. Have you ever seen a UFO – Unidentified Flying Object? If you have you are not alone. There have been more than 12,000 reported sightings – at least six per cent of these have remained unresolved. Meaning nobody knows what the objects actually were. Sightings
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 – making marvellous mermaids. What better way to celebrate Oceans Day (June 8) than to delve into the mysteries of the sea? And, while 95 per cent of the ocean remains unexplored, there are plenty of mysteries to uncover. The mystery of the mermaid is one that has captured
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 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 – magnificent muddy masterpieces. Mud has been used in artworks for thousands of years and there is a good reason. It is a wonderful medium. If you read my post, How to Increase Health and Happiness by Playing in Mud, you will know that getting dirty is
Welcome to another Wacky Workshops project – making fairy furniture. Have you noticed how expensive fairy garden furniture is to buy? The tiniest chairs and tables can cost you an arm and a leg and yet often they are made from things that are available for free.
Welcome to another Wacky Workshops project – a terrific turtle and her hatchling. One of the Goddesses was watching a television show about turtles the other day when she said; “turtles don’t have eggs.” I explained how turtles come to the shore to dig a big hole in the sand and lay their
Welcome to another Wacky Workshops project – colourful sea creatures to celebrate oceans day. Last week’s project, How to Create and Educate for World Oceans Day showed you how to make a shimmering seahorse, crazy crab, cute clams and collages. This week we have a cuddly octopus, foil fish, CD fish, CD crab