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Category Archives: Home Education
How to make a May Day Basket
Use an oblong piece of paper and turn it into a funnel shape. Attach a handle and you can hang it on someone’s door with flowers, blossom, and sweet smelling Lilac ..a happy awakening present to this beautiful month of May.
How to make a bag cord
How to thread the cord through the bag
Spinning and knitting projects
The long evenings are great for doing bigger projects like spinning or knitting jumpers. Perhaps listen to your favourite podcast or audiobook. I have been spinning since I was a child. Our mother set up each of us (6 children ) with a spinning wheel! We also had our own sheep so we wore theirContinue reading “Spinning and knitting projects”
Snowdrops – pressing flowers
You could take a few crocuses, primroses or other flowers from your garden to press throughout the year. You can use them for cards, or calendars or even a lampshade. You can also mount them on transparent sticky back paper and use them as a window display.
Paper Snowflakes and New Year Displays
These paper snowflakes make a cheerful display in the winter when the world outside is quite bare and dormant. You can use white or coloured paper and can be made from circles or squares. You can also use thin felt or material as a fun alternative as a table decoration or mat. Here is anContinue reading “Paper Snowflakes and New Year Displays”
Hanging Star- Christmas Decoration
You need : 6 squares of any sort of paper size to make this very nice decoration. You can also use magazines or photocopy paper with print on it! Practically anything works. Avoid hanging near a window which tends to get condensation. It is simple to make but produces a great decoration. Children above 7Continue reading “Hanging Star- Christmas Decoration”
Here is a wee porridge song for little people
Advent/Christmas in my Sister Lissy’s home
My sister Lissy is always SO productive. One of her specialties is making gingerbread men …we get the joy of guessing how many are made and a prize of a bag if we win ! She is also famous for her gingerbread house and wonderful preserves of jams and chutneys …we are all so gratefulContinue reading “Advent/Christmas in my Sister Lissy’s home”