Greek Orthodox Easter Craft

Eastern Christianity recognises a different date for Easter because they follow the Julian calendar, as opposed to the Gregorian calendar which is widely used by most countries today. Great Britain changed to the Gregorian calendar in 1752. The Julian Calendar was proposed by Julius Caesar in 46 BC, in which the year consisted of 365… Continue reading Greek Orthodox Easter Craft

Three St Patrick’s Day Crafts for Children

Follow Debbie's instructions for three fun craft activities, including a four leaf clover hat, card and leprechaun! 🍀 Warning: due to the small parts, use caution with this craft if there are pre-school children in your household, use paper alternatives rather than buttons, googly eyes etc. Enjoy! And we'd love to see pictures of your crafts on… Continue reading Three St Patrick’s Day Crafts for Children

Salt Dough Roses

You will need:  2 cups of plain flour  1 cup of table salt  1 cup of water  Food colouring (optional)  Aliminium kitchen foil  A baking tray   Baking paper  Wooden barbeque skewers  To make the dough:  1. Put the flour and salt into a large mixing bowl and stir together   2. Gradually add the water to the… Continue reading Salt Dough Roses

Empathy Characters

You will need:  1 kitchen roll centre for each figure  Paper, two different colours  Paint, felt tip pens, crayons or colouring pencils  Thin card  Scrap card  Pencil  Eraser  Black fine tip marker pen  Ruler  Scissors  Glue  1.  Draw your design in pencil first.  Cut out the face area.  When you are happy with your design, paint or colour your people.  2. Cut a… Continue reading Empathy Characters