A free colouring printable to make an origami butterfly.
This fairy-tale, family tree castle is a great activity to encourage children to talk about their families and the people (and pets) that are close to them. In the UK, the royal family is a useful example to use with children as they are in the public eye and it is easy to find free… Continue reading My Family Printable Castle Activity
I first designed this little printable shop to be the colouring activity when we were learning about money at Rainbows. It is a great little activity for getting imaginations going. Thinking about the name of the shop and what they want to sell. Even my eleven year old and nine year old asked for their… Continue reading Free Printable Shop to Decorate
This is just a quick colouring printable that makes a very satisfying little pop-up card. The back is blank so you can write your own Easter message. It is best printed onto thin card. Print out the template by clicking here. Cut out the main piece and the small rectangle cross picture. 2. Using a… Continue reading Easter Pop-Up Free Printable
I have a lovely childhood memory of sitting on the wooden floor of our dining room in the sunshine making tissue paper flowers with my Mum. This is the sort of memory I want my children to have - of a special, calm time making things together - and one of the reasons why I… Continue reading Tissue Paper Flowers
Colouring is such a calming activity for children. When the girls arrive at Rainbows I always have some colouring pages set out for them to do while they wait for the session to start. It is great for encouraging them to concentrate and focus on a task and it also relaxes them after a long… Continue reading Origami Gift Boxes
I grew up in a small, market town in Devon. It was the sort of town that only had one street of shops but they still managed to sell everything that anybody ever needed. This was the early Eighties, we didn't even have a supermarket nearby and internet shopping would have seemed like something from… Continue reading Secret Message Flowers
This is a sweet little project to fill fifteen minutes or so. It can be adapted to lots of different ideas and occasions (crocodiles, sharks, dinosaur eggs) or you can just print off the pdf below to make our chick and egg Easter version. Click here for printable pdf colouring sheet https://drive.google.com/file/d/1E5LJOJHb5XcR1cA_S_NPLQ0su3k4lFut/view?usp=sharing To make this… Continue reading Easter Chick Peg Puppet
These bookmarks make a nice quick colouring project. These are best printed onto cardstock or printed onto paper and then laminated after colouring. Add a ribbon and some beads to make them extra special. Download the printable pdf here.
This colouring sheet comes as a large printable picture or as a smaller printable that can be cut out and used to construct a small rocking horse. Click here for the large Rainbow Horse Click here for the rocking horse printable To construct the rocking horse: 1. Cut out the two circles and small rectangle… Continue reading Rainbow Rocking Horse