Inspire their imaginations with a fun game of animal cards. This easy kids activity is a great year-round art and craft project and will let your kids imaginations take flight as they create and invent new and amazing creatures!
Making paper planes is a simple paper activity for kids that leads to fun outdoor games as they fly their paper aeroplanes. This improved version of the traditional paper plane design is a bit more aerodynamic.
The night sky is fascinating to kids. From nursery rhymes such as Twinkle twinkle little star, to cows jumping over the moon, the night sky has played a big role in getting kids off to sleep. Make this mobile with the kids and watch as they create a masterpiece to love as they nod off.
Just in case puff paint wasn’t cool enough, why not introduce piping to your little artists? No icing bags or fancy nibs required - you just need a resealeable bag and some scissors, then sit back and watch as they create puffy masterpieces. Most definitely a bit of mess, but SO fun.
Puppet shows are the cornerstone of imaginative play for small children. Using puppets allows kids to express all kinds of alter egos. Making your own sock puppets will allow your child to have an input into what kinds of characters they want to create and express.
This impressive jewelled crown is fabulous for dress-ups and all sorts of imaginative play. Get your child to decorate it however they wish. It works best as a pretty silver crown for a Rapunzel dress up. Add a blonde wig and try it as an original Book Week costume.
How many times have you told the kids not to play with their food? This is one activity you are going to have to swallow your words on. Grab out the pasta and get creative. You can create a picture, pattern or just a randomly placed pasta fun plate. Paint it up for a special effect.
Remember string games like cat’s whiskers? Jacob’s Ladder? Witch’s broom? If it’s ringing a vague bell but you can’t remember how it’s done, Kidspot has devised a string figure refresher course on your behalf.