I hope you all had a great day yesterday with Sports Day. Today’s theme is Creative Day. There are lots of different ways to so your creativity. You could build something, do arts and crafts, paint or even do some baking. I’m sure you can come up with plenty more but here are some you can try out:
Pebble painting: Find some large smooth pebbles in your garden and paint them to look like garden animals or insects or even your favourite superheroes! Check out Pinterest for inspiration.
Face Masks – make a protective face mask for a relative to use while going shopping or to work Materials needed: • Cotton fabric (use old clothes/sheets) • Elastic cord • Fabric scissors • Ruler,pins • Sewing machine or needle and thread VideoTutorial: https://www.independent.ie/world-news/coronavirus/coronavirusireland-how-to-make-a-face-mask-with-our-step-by-step-tutorial-39209252.html
Nature Leaf Mobile - This is a very simple but effective idea using materials you would have in the garden https://www.hellowonderful.co/post/DIY-PAINTEDNATURE-LEAF-MOBILE/
Art Hub is a brilliant website which gives drawing tutorials. The children love it. There are some summer drawing ideas on the link below https://www.artforkidshub.com/seasons/summer/
Sunglasses Art Project – The perfect art activity to celebrate Summer’s arrival! http://www.thatartistwoman.org/2010/05/sunglasses-art-project.html
Toilet Roll Crafts – there are so many lovely things you can make using old toilet rolls–Get recycling fast as lightning! Have a look at pinterest and youtube for some examples
Lockdown 2020 Keepsake: Make something together as a family that will remind you of this time in your lives
Chalk Art – you will need a pack of extra large chalks for this. This is your chance to get really creative. Come up with some ideas of your own or if you need some inspiration check out these brilliant ideas using the link below https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/home/craft-ideas/g32266524/chalk-artideas/?slide=6
Easy Pasta Picture – this will appeal to the younger children in particular. All you need is some paper,bow tie pasta,paints,markers or colouring pencils and glue. https://www.craftymorning.com/bow-tie-noodle-butterfly-craft-for-kids
Check out the recipes that are attached below too!
Get creative and have fun.