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As the night’s draw in it will soon be time for Bonfire Night and so we’ve done some simple crafts to get ready.   Firework display Create a really simple firework scene What you need:   Black Card Colourful Chalks – we used nice ...

It’s not long to Halloween now and it’s always good to celebrate with some craft fun. Spider (or bat!) handprints What you need: Card Paint Brush Hands! Googly eyes How to do it: Paint their hands (4 fingers for spiders!) Press their hands ...

Autumn crafts – leaf hedgehogs Well despite the Indian Summer autumn is definitely on the way so we have pulled together some autumn crafts for you. We thought it would be nice at Crafty Little Chimps HQ to do some Hedgehog autumn scenes ...

  Now the wet weather has arrived here in the North West you might want some craft inspiration to keep your children amused over the rest of half-term. I’ve pulled together a few blog posts of things we’ve done recently either ...

  It’s not too long now until Father’s Day (Sunday 21 June in case you were wondering!) so you might want to start thinking about making something from your little ones. We ‘ve done a few early ideas here, some that you can ...

Most children love being superheroes so I thought I’d share some different ideas you can do under the superhero theme.   Design your own superhero cape!   Now depending how handy you are you can do these really easily on a sewing ...

Children mess, well my children certainly do and I’m guessing they’re not alone! In fact since we first did this at home I’ve also done it in class so know it’s not just my children.   One of the best ways I’ve ...

Spring is in the air Although there’s still a chill wind and the odd snow flurry around, spring is definitely on its way as the mornings are getting brighter and the evenings are drawing longer. We thought it would be nice to do a pretty ...

Five lovely Christmas card ideas to do with your children.   The Christmas tree hand A lovely keepsake   What you’ll need: Some green paint (or a green inkpad) A brush White card ‘Decorations’ – we used stars, jewels, ...

Another nice and simple one for you to do at home and your little one will love seeing their work on top of the tree!   What you need Colourful card (the shinier and prettier the better!) – a5 size is probably best White card Scissors ...