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Easter Crafts

More rain, but some lovely crafts brightened up our day.  It was great to share some crafty company with kids, thanks to Kate and her two boys, and Cynthia and her two girls.  Surprise walnuts with ladybirds hidden inside and fabulous felted eggs were the order of the day.  Kate’s eldest boy was so helpful and a natural born felter! It is wonderful to see young children engage with what we do in their own special ways, and certainly helps to weave a little sunshine into everyone’s hearts.

wet felted eggs with needle felted embellishments

wet felted eggs with needle felted embellishments

If you want to see more of our crafts, or pick up a little special something before the holidays, drop in and see Wendy in the front office where a selection of our crafts are on sale and display.  Beautiful painted silk cards, nests of felted eggs, hand stitched chicks, surprise walnuts and wee felt mice are all available, but they won’t last long!

hollow felted egg with hand sewn chick

hollow felted egg with hand sewn chick

Happy holidays to all our crafty friends, look out for updates next term for another fun filled crafternoon (or morning) …

 

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Farewell to Winter

Spring has in reality been pushing through early around here, but today marks the last official day of winter, so we bid farewell to Mr and Mrs Winter and look forward to the blossoming light filled days ahead.

Mr and Mrs Winter

Mr and Mrs Winter

Our Mr and Mrs Winter are needle felted from soft merino wool in it’s natural washed white, with accents from hints of pale dyed greens greys and blues.  Mr Winter’s hat is a clear blue of the winter sky, which has seen hardly any clouds this year.

Winter weather clear and bright

sun will shine with soft clear light

frozen fingers, frozen toes

I’ll think I’ll hurry out to play before the sunlight goes…..

-adapted from a children’s song we learnt in Norway

Wattle with your golden suns

underneath the spotted gums

warm our hearts till springtime comes

with it’s sunny hours……

– from a children’s song often heard being sung in our classrooms

Enjoy the sunshine weaving its way back into our days 🙂