Toddler Activities: Art for the Lazy Mum – Part 2

Read Part 1 here. Hercules likes to paint as well. Unfortunately, he is not nearly as disciplined as Aristotle when it comes to cleaning up after himself. He is also much more adept at creating a mess. Since our new shower is not quite so easy-clean-friendly (concrete walls instead of tiles), I have had toContinue reading “Toddler Activities: Art for the Lazy Mum – Part 2”

Art Activities: Make Your Own Jigsaw Puzzle

With Aristotle on holidays, I’ve been trying to keep him busy with various activities. Yesterday, I discovered that some of the most entertaining activities that a child can be kept busy with are actually very simple. In fact, Aristotle discovered this one from a book he borrowed from school called “Fun Things to Make andContinue reading “Art Activities: Make Your Own Jigsaw Puzzle”

Home Activities: Setting Up the Play Room

It’s our second week at our new home and we’re still trying to work out a system for the play room. I tried putting everything within reach but it doesn’t appear to be working for us. So here’s what we’ve done in the end… We used the EXPEDIT Shelf from IKEA with Trofast boxes. WhyContinue reading “Home Activities: Setting Up the Play Room”

The Expressive Arts Activity Book: A Resource for Professionals

This resource comprises a collection of accessible, flexible, tried-and-tested activities for use with people in a range of care settings, to help them explore their knowledge of themselves and to make sense of their experiences. Among the issues addressed by the activities are exploring physical changes, emotional trauma, interpersonal problems and spiritual dilemmas. Featuring individualContinue reading “The Expressive Arts Activity Book: A Resource for Professionals”

Snazaroo Face Painting Kit, Rainbow

Colors included: white, black, bright red, orange, bright yellow, bright green, sky blue, bright pink Includes a high-density face painting sponge, and brush Face painting guide Colors included: White, Black, Bright Red, Orange, Bright Yellow, Bright Green, Sky Blue, Bright Pink. List Price: $ 15.99 Price: $ 7.99

Art Fun: Sand Art

I have always been apprehensive about messy activities because I hate cleaning up but with a trusty dustbuster on hand, I no longer fear activities like this… Aristotle received a sand art kit for Christmas and we finally got around to putting it to use. Here’s the kit: design with sticky backing and coloured sand.Continue reading “Art Fun: Sand Art”

Art Fun: Mould and Paint Dinosaur Kit

Aristotle loves art activities and another fun activity on the hit list is mould and paint. Kidz Labs 4M make a variety of mould and paint kits that are affordable and easy to do. You can also DIY the activity, although I think this is one of those activities that would be more cost effectiveContinue reading “Art Fun: Mould and Paint Dinosaur Kit”

Art Activities: Mould and Paint

Mould and Paint Kits are a simple and easy art activity to work on with the children. Kidz Labs 4M has a terrific range that caters to both boys and girls. What’s in the Kit: plaster powder paints paint brush magnets plastic mould instruction sheet magnets or pins If you buy more plaster (looks aContinue reading “Art Activities: Mould and Paint”