26 06, 2013

{craft} weather theme :: paper plate umbrellas

June 26th, 2013|Categories: crafts|Tags: , , |3 Comments

Hi everyone!We have been having some fun with weather themed crafts and activities lately! It’s been great as we’ve had some rainy days, some sunny days, some windy ones and even some very foggy mornings so we’ve had plenty of opportunity to talk weather around here! One of our first weather themed activities was to make some paper plate umbrellas! You will need:Paper platePop sticksvarious bits and pieces to decorate your umbrella withglue + paint brushFirst you cut a little bit out of the bottom of your paper plate so it’s more umbrella shaped.I spent a […]

3 07, 2012

{wrap up} space theme crafts + activities

July 3rd, 2012|Categories: A Little Delightful|Tags: , |5 Comments

I thought I would wrap up all the space themed crafts and activities we did over the past few weeks. We haven’t been doing any space stuff for at least a week, we were unwell all last week and just did some nice and easy things which I will share a little later.We started off with some new books and a couple of apps to play with :o}Books are always a hit in our house and I love adding to our home library.We made a space mural on our window with black contact paper, […]

21 06, 2012

q + a :: themes

June 21st, 2012|Categories: crafts|Tags: , , |4 Comments

I have been receiving lots of questions lately and so I thought I would do a series of Q + A posts again.This is the first in the series where I answer some questions about why we usually craft etc in themes. Stay tuned for q+a posts on food + eating, blogging and one that is just general/misc. Thanks so much for all your emails and messages!q. Why do you do themes? a. I like doing things in themes because I think it gives the kiddos time to soak it all in and allows them […]