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Creating a bird bath

Creating a bird bath

We love the RSPB activities. We have already made hedgehog cafes and gone Pond Dipping and rock pooling so this time we decided to give making a bird bath a go a bird bath. Here are some tips for making a bird bath; Bird baths should be shallow rather than deep. A good rule of thumb is no more than 3 inches deep. A graduated edge is good, too, so birds can ease their way in to a level that’s comfortable for…

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A different stroke.

A different stroke.

Today we got the paint brushes out but not traditional style brushes. Little hands can struggle to hold traditional style brushes so we made something a little easier for a one year old to hold. We used cotton wool, pegs and paint (use edible paint if you prefer) and have a lot of baby wipes close by if your painting indoors. I started by showing Tilly how to hold and dab the paint on the paper. I was expecting her to put…

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Flower art

Flower art

Although we love flowers let’s not forget that the bee’s love flowers too. We only pick and play with flowers that will end up in the belly of the mower. The bee’s need for them out way any need we have. I like to find different ways to encourage writing and flower art is a perfect way. It’s far more exciting to write with flowers than it is with pens. Always make sure children give hands a wash after. Daisy’s…

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Making a fairy festival camp

Making a fairy festival camp

We love a fairy house, surely everyone does? Be it with sticks, stones, leaves or grass all you need is a little imagination and a good sprinkle of fairy dust to create a home. For this one we used small sticks and tied together with string with some old rags wrapped around it. A couple of cocktail sticks and some cut up paper for bunting. You could take it further and even go as far as recreating a full campsite…

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