… and surroundings
We are starting to feel Christmassy here! Working for a church, Christmas planning starts well in advance of December, and now we are just focusing on the finishing touches; one of which involves making some treats for our toddler carol service in a couple of weeks’ time (local parents and carers take note – it’ll be a good ‘un)! One… Continue reading Super-Simple Crispy Christmas Puds
…on a rainy Autumn day!
… courtesy of Ruxley Manor Garden Centre
Another fireworks-themed activity that we have been enjoying this week is a (sort of) fireworks-themed sensory box! In order to create this I took the black rice and starry button mix that we made early on in the summer, and added a few extra bits and pieces. To begin with I added some “fibre-optic ribbon… Continue reading Fireworks Sensory Play
We have been playing and creating with a fireworks theme for the last few days. I ran an event at work last Tuesday and a lot of the crafts ended up being fireworks-related in some way, including this invitation to play that I want to share: For this I used some sparkly black play dough (see below),… Continue reading Fireworks Play Dough
Today was the day we have been waiting for for a long time; the day of the Chislehurst Pumpkin Hunt. We managed to obtain tickets this year, and I was very excited (I say ‘I’, I don’t think the rest of my family really cared but they went along with it anyway)! I love the… Continue reading Chislehurst Pumpkin Hunt
So while the world concentrates on Halloween, I have been planning a Light Party at my church (a Halloween alternative that focuses on light over darkness). The big event was yesterday and it was an amazing success (yay)! We had a range of crafts, from sparkly pictures and glow in the dark pictures, to Autumn… Continue reading Firework Salt Painting
…including 4 ways to create with autumn leaves!