• Activities

    Rock Painting Simple craft with the kids

    Crafting with any age child can sometimes be met with a tiny little bit of ‘oh but the mess’, even for the most creative of parents. Sometimes it seems like it can take more time to tidy up afterwards than they spend creating their masterpiece.┬áI’m all for letting children explore, create and get messy but sometimes when time is a bit limited (and I’m exhausted mummy) something simple and quick to clear up is just what’s needed.┬áRecently we have been trying to take advantage of the lovely weather and be creative outdoors and rock painting is great for this. Ideally Acrylic paint is a good choice because the paint is…

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    Bath Paint

    Painting is always great fun however painting in the bath is not only fun but has the benefit of no clothing to wash (or the floor, walls or soft furnishings!). This is a quick and simple recipe that will provide endless fun.     All you need is; 1. Cornflour 2. Bubble Bath 3. Liquid Food Colouring 4. water 5. small tubs 6. Paint brush   Method Add 2 tablespoons of cornflour to each container. Next add in 1 teaspoon of Bubble Bath Add in 1/2 teaspoon of food colouring Add in 1 teaspoon of water Mix together. Add in any extra water/flour to get a consistency similar to poster…