Issue 6 – Veggie Week

Issue 6 – Veggie Week

Here is a sample of the contents from Issue 6, with loads of great ideas to help keep your children entertained, including Father’s Day projects, cards and gifts and Magnificent Moths-Learn about moths and caterpillars with this wildlife poster from The Wildlife Trusts.

0-3 years
Concentrating on texture and sensory stimulation, projects in this group include:

TIE CARDS FOR DAD – Simple, fun cards for Father’s Day.

PEEK-A-BOO SPIDER – This peek-a-boo spider is an absolute winner with little ones.

COASTERS FOR DADDY – Make a special personalised coaster for Father’s Day.

KNOW YOUR VEG – With so much attention on children’s eating habits, it is important to start as you mean to go on!

MINI BINOCULARS – Children love looking through tubes and these easy-to-make binoculars will encourage them to spot birds and other wildlife.

3, 2, 1, LIFT OFF! – Let their imagination take off with an easy-to-make rocket.

4-7 years
Fun crafting projects to make with children in Key Stage 1, include:

HAPPY FATHER’S DAY! – These bright Father’s Day cards also make great mini photo frames!

4TH JULY CELEBRATIONS! – Get children interested in the history of America with these fun activities.

NATURE WALKS WITH PURPOSE – Walks with a difference.

FLUFFY SHEEP – Create a cute fluffy sheep using old kitchen roll tubes and some cotton wool.

ANIMAL ANTICS – Make cute animal cards and then play two great games.

COUNTING CATERPILLAR – Help children with their counting and number building skills.

8-11 years
Great ideas for older kids to make and do:

VEGGIE FUN! – Support Vegetarian Week with this delicious feature!
POMPOM PEN POTS – Another bug-eyed project tocelebrate Wildlife Week!

LIVING HISTORY – Great ideas on how to get children interested in tracing their family history.

ALL ABOUT ART – Teach children about key art movements then follow the step-by-step to help them recreate original masterpieces!

SUPER CYCLONE HELICOPTER- Make this simple propeller-based toy and learn just what helicopters can do!

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.

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