painting with magic maize (or wotsits by numbers)

My boys are at the age where they want to make or do things, but quickly lose interest if it’s not done immediately. When we make something or paint pictures I usually have to get prepared everything in advance so that we are good to go. We were recently given as a birthday present a […]

dinosaur days – cardboard dinosaur models

Having battled the rain and wind, we made it into London and visited the Natural History Museum yesterday, the boys were keen to keep the memories alive, and wanted to make some dinosaur models. Once we had drawn out the body and legs onto cardboard, we carefully cut our the shape and slotted the pieces […]

rocket ship

Having previously built an earth-based vehicle we decided to aim for the stars and build a rocket ship from scratch using brown cardboard moving boxes. We taped together the two boxes and cut into the top box to make the pyramid roof. Having covered our previous car creation in newspaper (which didn’t paint too well), […]