Sunday, 29 November 2015

Hey, Hey, HAY!


Kind of feel I'm getting into the swing of the kids' craft workshops now. Definitely learn something new every time I do one; like not to be ridiculously over ambitious with the making plans.... an hour disappears so quickly when you're crafting. No fun rushing and trying to cram too much in. With a bit of time and space kids start coming up with their own imaginative ideas, and that's what it's all about really.

Friday's workshop at the Hay Festival Winter Weekend was a lot of messy, sparkly fun. Such a lovely setting too, in Hay castle. The kids made little feathery lovebirds from 'Make Your Own Zoo' and to Christmas them up a bit, I attached a loop of thread so they could be tree decorations, and laid on the glitter and sparkles! The children also made homes for their birds - an egg box lid bank and a tissue paper streamer tree.... with a generous sprinkle of glitter and shiny stars of course.
Some splendiferous, creative making. Just lovely to see.

Afraid the pictures aren't great - it was quite dark inside, but at least I took some this time!


While I was packing up they were getting the room ready for a live band and dancing, and warming up the mulled wine. Wish I could have stayed!



5 comments:

  1. Brilliant post, this looks like so much fun

    Thank you for linking up

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  2. Feathers and glitter...your birds could be on Strictly!
    Absolutely brilliant of course Tracey, as are all your egg box makes. I bet you hear some gems from the kids too?
    (Just been watching Secret lives of 5 year olds) xx

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    1. they were sweet! Very enthusiastic - one little girl gave me a hug! Made my day xx

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  3. Those glittery birds are lovely and would look good on any Christmas Tree.

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