Tagged with Drawing

Merinda the home made mermaid

Merinda the home made mermaid

My daughter’s latest school project was to design and make her own toy. She could make anything, although the school suggested a board game, however, with a little help from Mum (me) Madeline designed and made this beautiful Mermaid called Merinda. It was such fun and we’re so pleased with the result we decided to … Continue reading

Lego men wax crayons

Lego men wax crayons

My little boy will be 3 soon and I am going to make him a Lego themed cake, whilst looking for cake designs I found many other Lego ideas, it got me thinking about lots of other things I could make. So here’s my first, Lego men wax crayons to use as party favours. This … Continue reading

Homemade jigsaw

Homemade jigsaw

We made this jigsaw from one of Madeline’s pictures. I thought it was a nice idea, but I just couldn’t have predicted her excitement at me cutting up one of her pictures. What to do Choose a drawing or picture, preferably on card. On the reverse draw out your jigsaw pattern, it can be any … Continue reading

Floor city

Floor city

With the temperatures hitting 47 degrees here in Dubai this week it’s certainly too hot to play outside so we are constantly looking for ways to entertain the children inside. Today all four of us were entertained when we decided to make our own floor city. We pushed the dinner table aside and got out … Continue reading

Newly discovered paint-heaven

Newly discovered paint-heaven

I recently went into this little mall on Jumeriah Beach Road. Its close to Jumeriah Mosque on the same side. Its called Jumiera Center. Here I found a small bit of heaven – A shop with good paint and great solid canvas. The shop had everything in stationary and the art supplies was great. I … Continue reading

Chalk street art

Chalk street art

The nice thing about chalk drawing on the street is the amount of children that end up playing together. Chalk works like a magnet, before you know it all the kids are out on the street drawing and playing together. Chalks allow kids to draw, mix and smudge constantly making different colours and textures much … Continue reading