Here is a sample of the contents from Issue 7, with dozens of great ideas to help keep your children entertained, including how to host a Harry Potter Party, ideas for Friendship Day, fun summer games and activities and much more! Plus, more than £1000 worth of toys, games and craft goodies to be won!
Concentrating on texture and sensory stimulation, projects in this group include:
BONGO DRUMS – Get children banging a rhythm with some easy-to-make bongo drums.
COUNTING GAME – Cut out some simple shapes and play a fun counting game.
PAPER PLAY AEROPLANE – Children will enjoy using their co-ordination skills in making a simple play aeroplane.
COOL CARDS – Chill out with easy-to-make ice cream and lolly cards.
FLOWER COOKIES – Yummy cookies which can be made and decorated with just a little grown-up help.
FOIL BOATS – Children love water and simple foil boats are great to play with alone or race against friends.
Fun crafting projects to make with children in Key Stage 1, include:
PIRATE PLAYTIME! – Have fun making a perfect pirate accessories kit.
UNDERWATER ADVENTURES – Children will really enjoy learning all about their underwater friends with this fantastic ocean feature!
WACKY WINDMILLS – Windmills which are really easy to make. Let the childrens’ imagination run wild when it comes to decorating them!
PATTERN PICTURES – Easy-to-make bookmarks, cards and pictures help children explore the colours and patterns used to make Kente cloth.
FRIENDSHIP DAY – Celebrate International Friendship Day with some great activities and projects.
TRIANGLE CARDS – Investigate different types of triangles by making some colourful summer cards.
Great ideas for older kids to make and do:
HOST YOUR OWN POTTER PARTY!- Celebrate Harry’s last book in spectacular style with a wizard party!
ALL THE FUN OF THE FAIR! – Great ideas for things to make and sell, as well as games to play, at your summer fair.
TIGER FINGER PUPPET – Make a cute tiger finger puppet using the great modelling material FIMO.
FRUITY PICNIC SET – Make a colourful, fruity picnic set and learn how to weave at the same time!
FRIENDSHIP CARDS – To celebrate International Friendship Day on August 5th, why not get the children making some personalized artist trading cards?
FROM RUSSIA, WITH LOVE – Make a set of Russian dolls and decorate them to look like friends and family!
In addition to these, there are plenty of other great ideas and projects, plus a great selection of books reviewed in Reading Corner and prize giveaways worth £100′s.