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Natural Beauty

The beauty of nature exposed. All it is a pine cone sliced up with bees wax rubbed in to bring out the pattern. The children have collected them over the last few months. Having been shown the first one they … Continue reading

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Pebble animals

We went to one of our favourite pebble beaches to walk the dog and collect pebbles to decorate for Christmas presents. The children each drew a picture of their idea before we set out and then collected the pebbles to … Continue reading

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Paperclip figures

The boys had a book of Lego minifigures that contained pages of characters. They cut a few out to play with and once I showed them how to stick them onto a bent paperclip they went to town. I think … Continue reading

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Flower press

The boys and I have made their sister a flower press for christmas from a few bits of plywood and some bolts hanging around that I salvaged from a cot. I’m not sure if she’ll be able to turn the … Continue reading

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Paperclip bird

A few minutes messing about with a giant paperclip and a scrap of wood. It’s inspired by Joel and in the absence of silver wire a paper clip did the job.

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