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How to Create This Book Inspired Monster Art

By on Oct 9, 2017 in Crafts, CrArty Kids, Virtual Book Club For Kids | 0 comments

We are making Monster Art as part of this week’s Virtual Kids Book Club!  The book we are reading this week is the brilliant Go Away, Big Green Monster by Ed Emberley.  This excellent book encourages children to face their night-time fears and make the monster ‘Go Away’.  The illustrations are bold and cleverly build up until you can tell the...

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How to Make These Beautiful Leaf Prints

By on Sep 18, 2017 in Art Techniques, CrArty Kids, Virtual Book Club For Kids | 0 comments

  Creating Beautiful Leaf Prints Leaf Prints are a great way to bring nature and art together, perfect for a project using leaves found around us.  We take part in Virtual Book Club for Kids this week, using kids books as a creative inspiration. This week’s book is Red Leaf Yellow Leaf by Lois Ehlert, a delightful book that uses vibrant autumnal colours...

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How to Make this Swirling Seascape Art for Kids

By on Sep 13, 2017 in Art Techniques, CrArty Kids | 0 comments

  Swirling Seascape Art Swirling Seascape Art is a great way to introduce children to creating abstract shapes with paint.  Take the motion of ocean waves, swirling foam and ebb and flow of the tide as an inspiration.  Using paintbrushes, cardboard scrapers, toothbrushes and fingers, this is a great way to experiment with paint as a fluid medium.  An ideal way...

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Books to Inspire Art and Craft Projects for Kids

By on Sep 8, 2017 in CrArty Kids, Virtual Book Club For Kids | 0 comments

Welcome to Virtual Book Club for Kids 2017-2018 I am delighted to bring to you the Virtual Book Club for Kids!  CrArty will be taking part every month, with an emphasis on using a book as an inspiration for an art or craft idea for our younger readers. A whole host of people will be taking part, with many more art and craft ideas, as well as other activities....

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