Childrens’ activities

leaf-printsLocal Tasmanian artist Annie Brennan, will be involving children in some great nature based or recyled material activities.

Here is a taster:

[list style=”list-img3″] creating seed mandalas [/list]

[list style=”list-img3″] fun fabrics with fabric pastels onto T-shirts and other clothing: children are encouraged to bring their own pre-washed solid white clothing/ fabrics in natural materials such as cotton and silk [/list]

[list style=”list-img3″]rainbow sun catchers: a fun tissue paper collage technique.  Create beautiful new colours by combining & blending coloured tissue papers. [/list]

[list style=”list-img3″] vegetable printing [/list]

[list style=”list-img3″] bubble wands[/list]

[list style=”list-img3″] cooking — good food for kids. [/list]


Book launch

Also at Food 4 Thought gathering, Adelaide teacher, artist and author, Kate Hubmayer, will be launching her new book:

Nature Crafts for Aussie Kids — includes which native plants to use and grow

by Kate Hubmayer

You will find 15 fun crafts to encourage children of all ages to use their imagination and connect with nature including making rope and seedpod aliens! The book also includes information on 18 useful and beautiful Australian native plants to grow.

“A must for children, parents, grandparents and teachers”
…Sophie Thompson, author and presenter, Gardening Australia, ABC TV

Where can you get a copy you ask?

For $19.95 plus postage you can obtain a copy by:

nature-crafts-cover

Eco-topia 2012 Kate Hubmayer

Catch Kate Hubmayer’s workshop at the Eco-topia 2012 national school and community garden gathering: