Green and Yellow Early Years Painting

Yellow spring flowersThis week’s activity has been inspired by the abundant yellow spring flowers that are in my garden at the moment. We have Keria, Forsythia, Primroses, Cowslips, lots and lots of Dandelions and in the field at the back the Gorse is also blooming. Read the rest of this entry »

Blossom Inspired Early Years Art and Craft

What a glorious week we are having and the warmer air has enticed the trees to blossom. Here in Manchester they are just dripping with their blooms. This gave me the idea of mimicking nature by decorating sticks.

If you decide to do this you can turn it into a project with several stages – the first being to collect sticks to decorate. This can be done on a trip to the park or local wood. And, whilst you’re out you can involve the children in a game of spying the blossom and naming its colour. Read the rest of this entry »