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Monday, 13 December 2021
LEAF Education

It has long been tradition at this time of year to dec the halls with homemade creations, why not have a look through these amazing arts and crafts ideas to inspire your students?

Ages 4 - 6
Ages 7 - 11
  • Learn how to make festive wreaths, door hangings, tree decorations and much more with this Christmas Rural Crafts resource by LEAF Education. There are even tips for setting up a mini enterprise to raise funds so why not have a go?
  • Why not use this  Winter Activities Booklet to encourage children to engage with the outdoors and to learn more about food, farming and the countryside during the winter.
  • This film provided by Discovering Our Countryside takes a look at Christmas Production..... of sprouts, Christmas trees and the wool that goes into Christmas jumpers. It also contains instructions for making a natural Christmas wreath.
Ages 11 - 16
  • Find out how to make your own paper, to create your personal story and to devise your own little book.  This Creative Arts Activity Booklet is great fun (and messy at times) but will provide an imaginative way to record achievements or happy memories at this festive time of year.
  • Connect with nature through Outdoor Art with this activity idea from Learning Through Landscapes focus on line, shape, form, tone, texture, pattern and colour.
  • Using pressed leaves, cut out shapes and patterns to make collage designs of insects using this Leaf Insects resource by LEAF Education
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