Leaf Printing

September 18, 2013

Go for a walk this autumn and encourage your kids to collect different shaped and sized leaves – those with prominent veins work best! Using acrylic paints, get them to paint the leaves and press them onto paper. Or using a sponge, use the leaf as a stencil and dab paint in the leaf to […]

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January 4, 2011

A new year, a new decade and a new issue packed with more than 75 original activities and projects encouraging children to learn through creative play. The JanFeb issue includes something for everyone; with a feature helping bring history to life, heuristic play with the Under 5’s, Chinese New Year and Australia Day, cookery with […]

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June 12, 2010

Here is a fabulous way to explore paint and make a super Father’s Day card for June 20th, at the same time. Both boys and girls will enjoy seeing the different patterns the tyres make on the paper. Encourages: Co-ordination and exploration of materials. click here to view a PDF of the instructions and template for […]

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November 1, 2009

ISSUE 21 includes 75 Cracking Christmas projects for hours of crafty festive fun and to help encourage creative development in children from 0 to 11 years old. Only CREATIVE STEPS has specific sections for the Under 5’s, 5-7’s and 7-11 year-olds, supporting the EYFS and early years settings and aiding cross-curricular learning through KS1 & […]

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August 31, 2009

Issue 20 includes more than 80 autumnal activities for you and your children to enjoy; including ideas to help celebrate harvest and Halloween, games and makes to mark Space Week, activities to celebrate the cultural festivals of Eid, Diwali and Rosh Hashanah, ideas to enhance learning about the Tudors, plus a host of ideas to […]

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April 30, 2009

Issue 18 includes more than 120 great activity ideas to inspire you to get creative. This fabulous issue is packed with dozens of fun crafts and activities for you and your children to enjoy; including Father’s Day cards and gift ideas, early years messy play, World Ocean Day, cookery, science experiments and National Honey Week. […]

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November 3, 2006

Here is a sample of the contents from Issue 3, with loads of great ideas to help keep your children entertained, including cultural festivals, nature specials and other seasonal activities. 0-3 years Concentrating on texture and sensory stimulation, projects in this group include: SWEETIE WRAPPER BAUBLES — Simple decorations – just right for little hands […]

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