Arts and crafts – 26 March 2018

It’s nearly Easter and we couldn’t wait to get stuck into some of these great crafty things we’d just bought from Baker Ross.

There were three main Easter crafts we did – bunny mix and match decoration kits, bunny scratch magnet kits and Easter suncatcher decorations. Read More

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Outing: Guildford Fire Station – 12 March 2018

It’s been two years (two years!) since our first trip to Guildford Fire Station and we were really keen to get back.

Rowan, Joe and other members of the team met us on Monday. We started with a lesson in fire safety. We learned that fire needs fuel, heat and oxygen to burn. We also heard what you should do if you wake up one night with the smoke alarm in your house going off. Read More

Arts and crafts – 5 March 2018

It was coming up to Mothering Sunday in the UK, so we decided to make some cheerful cards for the special women in our lives.

We used:

  • A4 coloured card folded into cards
  • Yellow and orange card cut into petal shapes
  • Empty cardboard egg boxes
  • Paint and felt-tips for colouring
  • PVA glue and stapler (in case the glue’s not strong enough)

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Arts and crafts – 23 Oct 2017

 

Booooo!  It was nearly Halloween. We got into our spookiest moods to make some crafty scary things.

First off were the bats. We took the template for the wings and the template for the body and cut out the shapes in black card.

Next, we glued the parts together. We added some googly eyes and then used paint and other decorations to complete our bats. Read More

Arts and crafts – 24 July 2017

At Happy Mondays Club, we’d heard a lot about puffy paint. So we decided to give it a go.

We mixed together:

  • Shaving foam
  • Coloured water-based paint
  • PVA glue.

We made different coloured mixtures and then spooned them into plastic bags. We snipped one of the bottom corners of the bags off, so we had a piping bag through which we could squeeze paint on to the card. Read More