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Crafting with Suzanne · 1d ago

Monster Building by itsy bitsy fun

I recently spotted a monster building printable activity on itsy bitsy fun, which is a lovely website with all sorts of lovely things on it. There are loads of different body parts to chose ...
Crafting with Suzanne · 2d ago

Thank You Abacus!

The thank you presents for nursery were a team effort. Jessica drew a lovely flower and wrote "Love Jess", which I traced onto the front and back of four wooden coasters before using pyrogra...
Crafting with Suzanne · 3d ago

"Do You Want to Build a Snowman..."

Picture the scene...It's July. The summer holidays have just begun. It's hot and sticky outside but your three and a half year old is being Elsa. She has used her power to make the snow and ...
Crafting with Suzanne · 3d ago

Black Glue and Watercolours

I've seen lots of people recommend using black glue with watercolours recently so I thought we'd give it a try ourselves. The black glue is just PVA mixed with black paint (I used ready mixe...
Crafting with Suzanne · 3d ago

End of Term Cupcakes

It was the last day of nursery today before the summer holidays. I will share the thank you card and gifts that Jess made in another post but she was also adamant that she wanted to make som...
Crafting with Suzanne · 5d ago

Drawing and Painting

Jessica loves to draw and paint. She always has but all of a sudden she has really begun to understand the concept of drawing and paints things. Here are three of my recent favourites..."Flo...
Crafting with Suzanne · 1W ago

Polystyrene Printing

We have finally got around to trying out some printing using the polystyrene. As with so many things it has been something I've wanted to try for a while. It seems like a great way of creati...
Crafting with Suzanne · 1W ago

More Pot Painting

Jessica painted terracotta pots for the Grandads for Father's Day this year. Well, first she told me what to paint on them as outlines and then she painted them. Grandad B got an owl just li...
Crafting with Suzanne · 2W ago

Dried Roses

David bought me some beautiful flowers for Mum's anniversary the week before last but the roses faded fast (probably due to the heat) so I removed them from the bouquet and set about drying ...
Crafting with Suzanne · 2W ago

Pressed Flowers

We opened up the flower press this morning and Jessica arranged the flowers and petals from our garden face down on contact paper. We then popped a piece of card over the top to create yet a...