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What a Year…2013!

Painting with friends

We are back in the festive season again and I’m not dealing with it very well!  What happened to 2013? Time seems to have slipped through the hour glass at the speed of light.  It has been a huge year at Rose3, mainly because of the presenting and training load on the work side of […]

On the 12th day of Christmas…

On the 12th day of Christmas, Rose3 gave to me Reindeer Antlers and the Reindeer Pokey Dance Materials: Scissors and staplers (or children’s choice of ways to attach) Cardboard for antler creation paints or colours or collage materials to decorate. How to:  (this is only a suggested method, children may have other ideas!) Depending on […]

On the 11th day of Christmas…

On the 11th day of Christmas, Rose3 gave to me… Christmas Cooking Capers Fully planned for members at Rose3. Our Christmas Cooking Menu (baked for presents for my children’s fabulous teacher’s and educators…) Cinnamon Crisps Christmas Cookies Mini Christmas Cakes Apple, Raspberry and Coconut Slice Orange and Poppy Seed Cupcakes Have Fun

On the 10th day of Christmas…

On the 10th day of Christmas, Rose3 gave to me… Christmas Post Learning Centre Suggested Materials for the Learning Centre Paper of all different sizes and types. A selection of Christmas cards and materials to make cards and envelops. Pens, pencils and possible collage materials for creating. A post box, to mail letters and cards […]

On the 9th day of Christmas…

On the 9th day of Christmas, Rose 3 gave to me… Christmas Wishes Lists Materials: A4 paper for individual lists/Poster size for group lists. Pencils, felt pens… what ever the children would like to use to make their wish lists. A collection of magazines and “junk” mail for children to see what their family might […]

On the 8th day of Christmas…

On the 8th day of Christmas, Rose3 gave to me… Free Drawing on Christmas Candles Fully planned for members at Rose3! Materials: Wax candles, thick are best (available from craft suppliers or any $2 shop) A range of permanent or paint pens (I found Sharpies and Posca paint pens the best) Make sure the pens […]

On the 7th day of Christmas…

On the 7th day of Christmas, Rose3 gave to me… Christmas Sculptures and Decorations Fully planned for members at Rose3. I used the air-dry clay option. Materials: Playdough or Air Dry Clay (available from any craft supplier or many $2 shops) Sculpting tools and Rolling pins Glitter (sticks very well to air dry clay) Place […]

On the 6th day of Christmas…

On the 6th day of Christmas Rose3 gave to me… Christmas Memory game… (and a few other games too!) Fully planned for members at Rose3. Materials: Christmas wrapping paper (recycled is great) Ensure you able to get a number of matching pictures from the wrap. Paper or thin card cut into small rectangles or squares. […]

On the 5th day of Christmas…

On the 5th day of Christmas, Rose3 gave to me… Christmas Weaving Full planned for members at Rose3. Materials: A4 “Christmassy” coloured card. (Metallic looks great) Fold the paper in half and cut slits approximately 2.5 cm apart, more slits for more skilled children, from the fold toward edge. Do not cut right through! This […]

On the 4th day of Christmas…

On the 4th day of Christmas Rose3 gave to me… Christmas Stained Glass Fully planned for members at Rose3… Materials: Clear adhesive sheets/book covering (like “Contact”) or clear plastic sheets and glue (economy choice) Red, green, silver and gold cellophane and rice paper, glitter. Scissors. A4 Cardboard “frame” with large Christmas shapes cut out. (* […]

On the 3rd Day of Christmas…

On the 3rd day of Christmas, Rose3 gave to me… My Christmas Tree… (and an unexpected 2nd experience from the extra tree bits, that Master 3 enjoyed more) Full planned for members at Rose3. Stack 2 pieces of A4 cardboard and fold in half. Draw half a Christmas tree outline on the folded card (ensure […]

On the 2nd Day of Christmas…

On the second day of Christmas Rose3 Gave to me…a (Remember to sing this bit) Christmas Card Holder Materials: Pack of wooden clothes pegs (modern, with metal spring) A variety of Christmas pictures.  These can be cut from advertising pamphlets and old Christmas cards (greatrecycling). Collage materials such as glitter, stars also work well. Strong […]

On the 1st Day of Christmas

Hi Everyone It’s been a while since my last post…life has been very hectic of late. I love Christmas time with children…their excitement and enthusiasm is wonderful to be a part of.  I think it is one of those times of year that a little Christmas Craft that may not be so play based never […]