This week we have been enjoying our book reviews on a stick… There comes a time when the fun of a book can be totally destroyed by another written book review… and I am happy for our kids to be able to enjoy what they are reading in any number ways… Today we took a [...]
Entries Tagged as 'People/Puppet Crafts'
January 31st, 2013 · 12 Comments
November 7th, 2012 · 16 Comments
Some days are meant for painting. A couple of weeks back we took a day off just for painting… My kids had never painted on their own canvas before… There was a completely different feel in the air… not just our usual paper at all!!! And one of us took it terribly seriously… And we [...]
March 15th, 2012 · 23 Comments
Sometimes I just need to sit with my little people and make things… well this weekend we needed to do something with those sweet outgrown socks that are just too cute to get rid of. We saw some hobby horses a while back and my little ones thought they were quite magical – so mini-hobby [...]
July 28th, 2011 · 18 Comments
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 [...]
June 26th, 2011 · 15 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 [...]