Category Archives: Art and Craft

Wooden Spoons at the Ready!

It is National Cupcake Week,  12th  to 18th September  – Yum Yum, and although this might seem like the perfect excuse to eat cake all week, there is a serious side to the campaign – to help raise money for CLIC … Continue reading

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Summer Holiday ‘Make and Dos’

With the summer holidays having started over a week ago, the hard task of entertaining your children has only just begun and you soon hear those dreaded words echoing through the house (especially in my household!)– I’m bored, there’s nothing to do! So what is there … Continue reading

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Let’s hear it for the balls!

You can’t have failed to notice we’re in the midst of Wimbledon fever again. Everyone’s talking about Kate Middleton’s white dress, the heat wave hitting Murray Mount, formally Henman Hill, the mount of strawberries being eaten and then of course … Continue reading

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Father’s Day – building that connection!

Father’s Day celebrated on the third Sunday of June (YES, this coming Sunday!!) is all about celebrating DADS and the influence of fathers in society.  Many of us will be thinking about the perfect gift to give the man of the … Continue reading

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Half-Term Mayhem

With the Bank Holiday weather putting the dampeners on the start of the half-term we thought we could help you out with some free ‘make and do’ ideas from our fab Activity Zone. Grow your own Stalactites and Stalagmites! With our fun … Continue reading

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Bend n’ Build – A New Wax Work

When it comes to clay-model characters, Morph and Chas often spring to mind; the animated duo came to life with the late Tony Hart at the beginning in 1977. Since then we have had Wallace & Gromit, the adorable Pingu … Continue reading

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Fabulous folding fun

With our paper planes flying off the shelves (see what we did there?!) we’ve come up with another paper-tastic idea to keep kids amused. The colourful new Galt Origami set harks back to ancient times when only the rich could … Continue reading

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