Here is a crazy thing… We have never made felt finger puppets, and we love puppets so, I thought they would be too tricky and difficult for little hands. I always thought you would have to stitch them and I had visions of children hanging around me, while I sat stitching as fast as I […]
Entries Tagged as 'Tuesday Art Task'
July 28th, 2011 · 18 Comments
July 22nd, 2011 · 14 Comments
You see them everywhere… mustaches, beards, bow ties, spectacles… well my kids needed some!!! Let’s Meet The Players: black card bright paints scissors drinking straws white project glue Let’s Play The Game: So we got to work… paints are always a good place to start… And a painting frenzy ensued: And ended up with all […]
July 18th, 2011 · No Comments
We are taking a walk at Imagine Childhood Today… Head over and say hi!!! And Welcome to our blog “Imagine Childhood Friends”!!! If you would like to know more about our walk and where we went then these are the links to follow: A Photographic Week in the Cederberg A Hike to Find Cave Art… […]
June 26th, 2011 · 18 Comments
The Enormous Turnip: We just needed to make a small turnip when we made the farmers head, with a small balloon… and a large turnip with a large balloon, and our story could be told. … The Princess and the Pea: We added a crown to on of one of our spoon people for a princess and made her bed from fabric scraps and cardboard.
June 18th, 2011 · 8 Comments
I warned you that the puppets would keep on coming!!! We have been building up a collection that can be used for almost any fairy tale… a farmer and his wife and a couple of spoon people… any of these could become the royal princess and princesses essential to fairy tales. The only thing left […]
June 16th, 2011 · 2 Comments
Supposing you have made a farmer, and a famers wife puppet earlier in the week and you fully intend to put on a show… then you may want to make some kids for your farmer and his wife. We made a bunch of spoon people. Let’s Meet the Players: Fabric scraps Spoons Markers Pipecleaners Project […]
June 15th, 2011 · 2 Comments
On with our puppet project … the farmer sure needs a wife, here she is: Let’s Meet The Players: Fabric scraps Cardboard white project glue, slightly diluted with water, for easier use. A skewer Let’s Play The Game: Select the fabric you want for your farmers wife and cut out the pieces of fabric. Paint […]