Today we’re showing you how to make a model of an Anglo-Saxon house. You guessed it, another homework challenge! I absolutely relish these build at home challenges, but I’m aware that they make some parents (and children) cringe, so we’re here to help you! Firstly, a very quick background history. The Anglo-Saxons came between the […]
The nice people at Rust-Oleum sent us some lovely paints to use in our craft projects. They also sent us a link to their inspiring website where we found a fabulous idea for chalkboard painted gift tins, and decided to make it our own! We recycled some sweet tins, one plastic and one metal, and […]
Doesn’t Christmas make you feel all creative? It does me! Suddenly there are all kinds of creative projects to do, with or without the children. It’s really exciting! We have been sent some lovely paints from Rust-Oleum to help get our creative juices flowing. It has definitely worked – I’m feeling very inspired. Yesterday I […]
This week our darling little miniature Labradoodle, Daphne, turned one year old. Toby was making her an edible birthday card with biscuits and double sided tape. Daphne watched intently. We put the card on the windowsill, out of her way. Then the cat came along and ate it!!
Last half term, H came home with a great piece of homework. I thought it was great anyway! It was to design and make a Roman Shield, recording the process in drawings or photos. OK, I hear you, crafts as homework are not everyone’s cup of tea. Not everyone is crafty, nor do you have […]