A couple of weeks back my neighbours came round with news that their apricot tree was overflowing and would I like some? Obviously I was Super Excited about this and planned a new life as one of those women who Does It All and still has time to make jam. Only when I went out to get aforementioned apricots there were alot, but not enough to make peach jam. Future crushed, despite the fact that it wasn’t even mine and actually they were being very kind. I stressed for a bit (first world problems) and then went down the greengrocers and bought some peaches. Peach and Apricot Jam. Happy days.
This week on the Crafts on Sea Facebook page has all been about A Squash and a Squeeze crafts and activities. Julia Donaldson’s book is a lovely story for kids about appreciating what you have and is a massive favourite in our house, telling off the cow for dancing a jig is part of our bedtime routine! Today I’m sharing the A Squash and a Squeeze crafts which I shared as well as a few extra which I thought you might like!
Harry and the Bucketful of Dinosaurs is a fantastic book, we discovered the series only a week ago and already it’s helped us with a trip to the dentist and we’ve learnt lots of new dinosaur names! All last week on the Crafts on Sea facebook page I shared blog posts related to this great story as part of my 6 Stories For Summer project and now I’ve rounded them all up so you can get all the Harry and the Bucketful of Dinosaurs activities in one place!
The other week in our local woods I saw some huge lumps of wood and instantly started planning at least a million tutorials with them. Then my dad kindly reminded me I had no room for huge lumps of wood at home. Boo. However he also pointed out that he had loads of bits of wood at home I could have and I figured if nothing else I would have room for some wooden drink coasters! Go me!
Elmer the Elephant has to be one of the most classic books for kids, the whole series is so bright and cheerful and each of the stories has such a great message! I’ve hunted out the very best Elmer crafts for kids for you, the ones I know that kids will actually want to try and ones that they can actually achieve too! There’s lots of Elmer the Elephant early years activities and some cool Elmer printables in there too.