This fun little bunch of flowers is easy to make while learning about STEAM!
Commemorate with craft this ANZAC Day with this beautiful ‘Stained Glass Window’ activity.
The perfect decoration for cards, easter bonnets or table centrepieces, these adorable origami Easter bunnies are so simple to make you’ll want to create a whole family of them!
The Chinese New Year is a wonderful opportunity to have some fun with children whilst learning about a new culture! Here are our three picks for getting into the festive spirit!
This practical and natural craft idea will look so beautiful sitting on your kitchen bench. Try using smaller river gravel instead for a completely different look.
This activity is not only fun to do with the family but also lends itself to help the development of image recognition for younger children and promotes cognitive and fine motor skills.
Encourage learning with colour and word recognition with this super simple craft activity!
Using these simple activities you can incorporate art into your next STEM lesson. An important tool for creative thinking!
Bring Halloween Pumpkins to life with this light-catching decoration.
This activity is fun to create and to complete! Paint your Dad on blocks and create a puzzle that you and Dad can put together this Father’s Day!
Celebrate the land of the Irish and learn about a new culture with these 4 St. Paddy’s Day craft ideas!
The Chinese New Year is a wonderful opportunity to have some fun with children whilst learning about a new culture! Here are our top six picks for getting into the festive spirit!
Valentine’s Day is a great time to tell the people you care about how much you love them! There’s no better gift than one that is handmade with love and care. Create a cute personalised heart-shaped frame to put a picture of you and your loved one in, or make a little heart dish to put lollies or treats in!
Over time children create so many pieces of art that it’s sometimes tough to find space for it all! Here we’ve put together 5 of our favourite unique ways to display your child’s artwork that will de-clutter and make them pride of place!
The festive season is here, our Christmas tree is up and we are getting into the festive spirit! When it comes to decorations, we all agree the best decorations are the homemade ones. That’s why we’ve decided to create our own unique keepsake to hang on the tree this year!
Fabric Markers are a perfect craft activity when you are short of time! Here we show you three fun ways to get creative with them!
There are lots of fun traditions that take place all around the world during Christmas time! We’ve put together a few traditional crafts that we love and instructions to re-create them!
Remembrance Day is a time to reflect and learn about those who have served Australia during conflict. Craft is a wonderful way to open up dialogue about this commemoration. We’ve put three simple activities together to get started.
Making your own Christmas decorations and handmade gift wrap is such a great way to get crafty! It adds that extra personal touch to your decorations or gift. We’ve got some great ideas for you that are simple and quick and so effective! Scroll down and enjoy…
It’s the weekend! Hooray! You would love to do some craft with the kids…but you would also love to do something that you enjoy making too. Well here is a great idea that both you AND the kids will love!
Halloween is just around the corner… have you got your costume ready yet? Need some cool inspiration? How about trying something cool and crafty this year? Our 5 unique DIY Halloween costumes are fun and easy to make. They’re sure to delight all the other trick-or-treaters in the neighbourhood!
“Education is uniquely placed to make a significant contribution to a sustainable future for every child” (Porritt et al, 2009)
Valentine’s Day is the day of the year to celebrate love! Not only the love you have for your partner, but also for your friends, families and anyone else special to you.
I believe that every child needs a craft box/cupboard/room/area. It doesn’t have to be huge or have every bit of craft you can imagine, it just needs to be the start of creative play.
CleverPatch is a proudly Australian owned and operated and I thought it would be great to share with you some fun crafty ideas to help you celebrate our beautiful sunburnt country! Here are some great ways you and your family can get-your-craft-on next Monday…
I was talking to my 7 year old son about painting and we started thinking about what we could add to paint to make a really cool textured painting, that was way more interesting than regular paint! Jake decided that wood shavings would be a great idea because in his words, “they would be sticking up and looking quite good and spiky”. I suggested sand which he agreed was also a good idea- it’s so nice when your children still think your ideas are good!
Yarnbombing sounds extreme doesn’t it?
Make lots of crayons in loads of colours at home! You can even make them glittery… Create your own crayons in all sorts of shapes and sizes and then go wild drawing and colouring-in with them! This activity requires adult guidance while making the crayons but provides hours of creative fun!