Valentines

Valentine’s Day Early Years Craft

Valentine’s Day is a great time to be talking about love, affection and ways of expressing love.

There are many different types of love – the romantic kind, of course, but for small children this isn’t really relevant. So there’s the love for parents, siblings, friends, carers, pets and even a favourite teddy. Ask the children who they love – I’m sure there will be some surprising answers! Read the rest of this entry »

Valentine’s Cards and Pictures

Hearts are the order of the day with it being Valentine’s craft. So I spent some time picking out all the hearts from the acrylic gems, plastic beads and shiny fabric shapes I have in my toddler group craft stash. If you have time this would be a great shape-sorting activity to do with children. Read the rest of this entry »

Happy New Year – Spring Festival Inspiration

I love this time of year. A time for a new beginning, have a clear out of the old and bring in the new. And talking of new this year’s catalogue is out and on its way to customers. If you’ve not got one give us a call and we’ll get one out to you straightaway. Also we have sent out our spring festival leaflet with craft ideas – get your sneak-peek here. Read the rest of this entry »