The Very Hungry Caterpillar

The Very Hungry Caterpillar – Our Book Inspiration. It has been a week of Caterpillars and so it was only fitting to make our own Hungry Caterpillar. Nanny Ju Ju and her little charges read the book; searched the garden and munched on all the fruit that the Hungry Caterpillar ate. We lined the apple, pear, plum, strawberry and orange pieces up along the bench … Continue reading The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Nanny Ju Ju's Wax Heart

Mother’s Day Craft for Kids at Home

Roses are Red Violets are Blue What Mother’s Day craft have you got for your children to do? Have you given any thought to making some Mother’s Day Craft with your little ones? I have a few ‘go to’ craft activity ideas for Mother’s Day that I would like to share with you. The best part about these crafts is that you can use them … Continue reading Mother’s Day Craft for Kids at Home

Wax Drawing with Nanny Ju Ju

Craft Activties for Kids at home: Wax Monsters

Stuck for a new art idea? Try WAX! Draw a pattern, picture or your little charge’s name on a blank piece of paper with a candle. They won’t be able to see what you have drawn until they start colouring in the paper with crayons – magic! I chose to draw a monster (that looks more like a teddy bear) because I had just watched … Continue reading Craft Activties for Kids at home: Wax Monsters

Craft Activity: Painted Pine Cones

My little charges and I chose to paint the Pine Cones we brought back home with us from our City OutingΒ the other day. We grabbed a muffin tray to section off the many coloured paints we wanted and set out different paintbrushes for some sensory and fine motor skill opportunities. One at a time each of my little charges picked up a paintbrush with their … Continue reading Craft Activity: Painted Pine Cones

Once I caught a Fish Alive: Song Interpretation

“1,2,3,4,5 Once I caught a fish alive 6,7,8,9,10 Then I let them go again. Why did you let them go? Because they bit my finger so Which little finger did they bite? This little finger on my right.”   The Art and Craft activity today was an interpretation of this song. We drew some fish, cut them out, made an ocean, fishing rod and stuck … Continue reading Once I caught a Fish Alive: Song Interpretation