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Christmas & New Year 2017

Crafty Kids: Snow Globes

Festive snow globes make great gifts for friends and family and they are lots of fun to make. Read more..

  • Crafty Kids: THUMBPRINT robins

    Come Christmas time, you may think that you don’t have time to make your own cards. Not the case! This adorable robin card is so quick and easy – you can let the kids make them while you sit down for a well-deserved break! More..

  • Crafty Kids: Make Your Own Autumn Mask

    Stand out from the crowd this Halloween — use autumn’s woodland colours to create these weird and wonderful masks. They’re lots of fun, super easy, and make for a unique Halloween costume! More..

  • Crafty Kids: MAKE AN ACORN GARLAND

    Decorate your home to welcome in the new season. Made from small scraps of brightly colored fabrics, these cheery little acorns make a pretty autumnal garland. More..

  • Crafty Kids

    LIGHT YOUR WAY TO BELFAST MELA More..

  • Crafty Kids: Pompom Necklace

    Pompoms are the accessory of the summer and making jewellery with pompoms is a fun activity for a rainy afternoon. You only use small pompoms, so they are quick to make and the whole necklace is very easy to put together. More..

  • Crafty Kids: GARDEN GETAWAYS

    Are you a den dreamer, a den designer and a den builder? Escape outdoors to use your imagination, be creative, make up the rules, explore the wild world and create magical hideaways in which to spend your time… More..

  • Space: Can you draw?

    Whether it’s a planet, a rocket ship, or an astronaut there are ways of simplifying a subject to capture the feel of it. Try and copy these space-themed objects to create your own space odyssey adventure… More..

  • Crafty Kids: Ruby Rabbit

    With the expert guidance of Tracey Radford, you can turn everyday cardboard into incredible, yet simple, craft projects. You’ll never look at an empty egg carton in the same way again… More..

  • Crafty Kids: How To Make A Thaumatrope

    Thaumatropes (Thaw-Ma-Tropes) were a popular toy in the nineteenth century. They create an illusion by spinning two images together, which tricks your eye into seeing them as one picture… More..

  • Learning4fun: Children just like me

    As children around the world excitedly wait for Santa to deliver their presents on Christmas Eve, 21 years on a new edition of a classic book has been published which celebrates the lives of children and their childhoods across the continents. More..

  • Learning4Fun: Dinosaurs in 30 Seconds

    In his new book for curious dinosaur detectives, Sean Callery explains 30 amazing dino topics in just half a minute, keeping young archaeological adventurers on their feet! More..

  • Looks to Thrill

    Conjure up a fiendish face with this simple guide from face paint specialist Flutterby… More..

  • Learning4Fun

    To celebrate Maths Week 2016 this October 15-23, we asked Claire Flynn, programme manager of Maths Week Ireland at Waterford Institute of Technology, to come up with a few fun teasers and puzzlers to get our brains ready for ‘sum’ magic maths action… More..

  • Crafty Kids – Build a Rocket

    Calling all aspiring astronauts and future space scientists! Strap on your moon boots and prepare for liftoff by building your own rocket with the Astronaut Academy… More..

  • Crafty Kids - Wild At Art

    Arts and crafts activities don’t have to be done indoors! Take it outside and enjoy getting creative with nature. More..

  • Crafty Kids

    Foraging expert Fiona Bird shows how being a good beachcomber can not only really help the environmental problem of ocean pollution, but also help make some brilliant eco-friendly art… More..

 

 

 

 

 


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