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Love and Kindness Activities for Kids

Love and Kindness Activities for Kids

Project LOVE. An eBook CHOCK A BLOCK filled with love and kindness activities for kids. I began 2020 with a heavy heart. Catastrophic bushfires were burning across my country. Lives, properties and possessions were being lost. A feeling of helplessness washed over...

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Simple Chinese New Year Craft for Kids

Simple Chinese New Year Craft for Kids

This simple Chinese New Year craft for kids involves collaboration, exploring line and shape and patterns. In Chinese culture, fish are considered a symbol of luck and good fortune. The Chinese word for fish sounds like the word surplus or abundance. So during Chinese...

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Super Simple Kid-Made Christmas Ornaments

Super Simple Kid-Made Christmas Ornaments

Use the first initials of family members to create these DIY kid-made Christmas ornaments with beads and jewellery wire. They'll ensure that everybody is repped on the tree this festive season. This is one of those projects that requires minimum materials but leads to...

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3 Homemade Advent Calendars for Kids

3 Homemade Advent Calendars for Kids

I'm not gonna lie. I adore advent calendars for all their numeracy opportunities. Because #teachernerd. I mean, who doesn't love a side serve of Maths in their festive season? These homemade advent calendars are not only sugar-free, but will have kids identifying...

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Oh Creative Lady: Meet Cara Florance

Oh Creative Lady: Meet Cara Florance

The Interwebs is a busy and noisy place, right? But you know that magical feeling when occasionally you stumble across a new-to-you person who BLOWS YOUR SOCKS OFF?! That's Cara Florance. Every time I visit Cara's feed, she blows my mind. Just this week I liked a post...

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Upcycled Necklace Craft for Kids

Upcycled Necklace Craft for Kids

This necklace craft for kids is brought to you by two things- 1) my hoarding of recyclables and 2) my fave new art supply. This post is sponsored by Pilot Pen Australia People frequently ask me about my must-have materials when it comes to crafting with kids. I always...

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Haunted House Craft : Printable Board Game

Haunted House Craft : Printable Board Game

Make your own Halloween board game by downloading the free printable for this haunted house craft. When I asked the little legends in my READ + CREATE class what they would like to make for Halloween, the response from one poppet was "bats and ghosts and bones." And...

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READ + CREATE: Monster Craft

READ + CREATE: Monster Craft

It's that time of the year when monsters get their chance to shine. We're all for friendly and funny monsters around here. This monster craft involves lots of fine motor fun, descriptive language and mixing and matching. READ: I Want To Be In a Scary Story by Sean...

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Hi! I’m Shannon

I’m a mama and a teacher celebrating our perfectly imperfect attempts at living a creative life.
AKA trying to remain sane whilst raising 3 kids under 5 and holding unrealistic life expectations thanks to Pinterest.

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