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Jade Angell

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children activities, more than 2000 coloring pages

Ooo... Conkers, egg boxes and ramps! Autumn, here we come!

Stomping in the Mud

At Stomping pretty much everything that we put out for the children is considered a 'loose part'. This means the children have the opportunity to use our things in as many different and creative ways as they can think of. Recently we set out a playscape with spring loaded tongs. The tongs are wonderful for small muscle development, and they are always very appealing to the children. We have two sets of tongs - one wooden and the other metal. The children were having a wonderful time…

Baby and Toddler Conker Play Ideas from My Little 3 and Me

Baby and Toddler Conker Play

Baby and Toddler Conker (Buck Eye) Play Ideas

Spider Crafts: Love these little Chestnut Spiders.. what other "nature finds", can you find to make these with?

Autumn Crafts: Horse Chesnut Spiders (Kastanienspinne) - Red Ted Art - Make crafting with kids easy & fun

We visited friends over the weekend and went to their local park: and found 100s of horse chesnuts or conkers as the Brits would call them. Where we live, we have found a good amount – say 5 or so at a time… but in our friends park: 100s! How could we resist. With bulging […]

Clay & chestnut (or conker) snails from (",)

Výrobky z kaštanů | - Inspirace, návody a nápady pro rodiče, učitele a pro všechny, kteří rádi tvoří.

Z modelovací hmoty a kaštánků vyrobíte nejen šneky či slimáky, ale i další zvířátka a figurky z kaštanů. Inspirujte se také dalšími kreativními nápady na podzimní vyrábění. Materiál: keramická modelovací hmota na vzduchu tvrdnoucí, plastelína nebo modurit kaštany listy Pomůcky: podložka na modelování tavná pistole Postup: Z modelovací hmoty vytvoříme …

Conker heart.

Lav en smuk dekoration med kastanjer | ISABELLAS

Kastanjer er yndige som pynt i hjemmet. Læs her, hvordan du laver en hjertekrans og en hjerteranke.

Great way to display all the conkers the kids bring home. I've already filled out vases, just need the candles.


So the children spent hours collecting 100's of conkers yesterday, it seemed a waste to just throw them all back and you just know how upset the little ones would have been! So here's my attempt at a Autumn themed table centrepiece - It looks rather pretty lit on a cosy evening! Any suggestions on what to do with the rest?

Conker or chestnut rolling art! Gross motor fun and creativity combined

Rock and Roll Painting with Conkers - The Imagination Tree

Have fun with an active painting activity using conkers or chestnuts to rock and roll over the paper! Lots of fun and produces beautiful, abstract art!

what to do with all the conkers...

What to do with conkers

Thanks to Birgit for the idea!

Conker wreaths make a beautiful Autmumal way to brighten up your door or hallway, I love spiders, but the rest of my family are petrified of them. Conkers are meant to keep them away. Did you know they also have moth repellent properties? Perfect for protecting your wardrobe.

How to make a conker wreath - A Residence

Make a conker wreath or a mini wardrobe hanger to see off moths

Love Chestnuts? Your kids collect them by the bag full? Here is an idea of what to make with them: Chestnut Pencil Toppers! Too cute!

Kids Get Crafty: Chestnut Crafts (Pencil Toppers) - Red Ted Art - Make crafting with kids easy & fun

Welcome to this week’s Kids Crafts – this week we share with your our horse chestnut craft – Chestnut Pencil Toppers. Crafting with chestnuts, acorns, leaves and bits and pieces is something that I remember well from early childhood.. mainly we would make little animals, similar to the acorn critters from last week. Chestnuts are slightly trickier […]

Holiday Crafts with Conkers...

We've been collecting lots of Conkers from local Horse Chestnut Trees and decided to get crafty with some of them. Here's some holiday craft ideas with conkers... A Spooky Spider Conker! Perfect for Halloween, this little chappy can be hung from the ceiling or simply placed on the table for a lovely autumnal twist on halloween decorations. (Did you know that conkers are meant to keep away real spiders?) What you Need: One Conker 4 x silver pipe cleaners cut in half 2 x googly eyes Glue…