Welcome to another Wacky Workshops Project, Easter bonnets to make. It’s so easy to fork out your money and buy all the trappings to make a cute Easter bonnet for your kids, but why deprive them of all the creative enjoyment? These projects are fun, easy to make and don’t have to break the
Welcome to another Wacky Workshops project – Christmas creativity on a budget. Many of us will be doing our best to reign in Christmas spending this year and these Christmas creativity projects fit the bill. They are easy to make and cost very little in materials.
Welcome to another Wacky Workshops project, creating a galaxy of fun with paper plate spinning. Space – the final frontier. It is filled with beauty, mystery and possibilities, leaving the door wide open for the imagination to run wild. It’s no wonder then that galaxy pictures have been a favourite with Wacky Workshops students
Welcome to another Wacky Workshops project – a shadow puppet theatre to celebrate Halloween. The Halloween tradition began with an ancient end of summer Celtic festival when people would light bonfires and wear costumes to ward off ghosts. The festival began to grow in popularity throughout Europe and eventually, the celebration spread to America. Though
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
Around 11 million roses are expected to be brought into Australia in the days leading up to Valentine’ Day on February 14. Aside from the cost to Aussie farmers who cannot compete, there is an environmental cost. And then, of course, there is the personal cost. Fresh rose prices range from around $30 for
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 – 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.