You know how we like to celebrate… and the great artist Alexander Calder had a birthday recently. Since most of our kids have never ever been to a circus we made ourselves one, in a suitcase… Just like Alexander Calder’s. We started with some face decor… because some of us like to get into the […]
Entries Tagged as 'Recycle Crafts'
July 24th, 2012 · 15 Comments
March 15th, 2012 · 24 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 […]
February 22nd, 2012 · 30 Comments
So Lilla A has another project… and when Lilla A calls for some crafty fun we always respond… though the thought of Se7en + 1 shoebox houses dotted around the house was a bit of a daunting to me. I shouldn’t have worried, it instantly became an apartment block and the best play fun in […]
January 21st, 2012 · 17 Comments
So Lilla A cried out for treasure ships and we had to comply… with a fleet!!! If we could fit this post into a bottle we would and we would send it off to Lilla A… We started with a map… because to find treasure you need a map… A boring old snoring old map… […]
October 27th, 2011 · 22 Comments
We had been so very busy with recycle crafts just lately. Everyone piling in and building and constructing to their hearts content. The only thing between the recycle bag and works and works and works of art is glue. Tape, while marvelous is no longer sufficient my kids are on a mission to use heaps […]
August 26th, 2011 · 28 Comments
We are learning about the weather for school right now. And since we have been having some great weather for learning about weather, every day is a different season we thought it was a good time to plot and plan exactly what was happening in the lead up to Spring. So we built a couple […]
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.