Category Archives: traditions

The Ancient Art of Quilling

Quilling is an art that involves the use of strips of paper that are rolled, shaped, and glued together to create decorative designs. The paper is wound around a quill to create a basic coil shape. The paper is then glued at the tip … Continue reading

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Coloured Rice

Coloured Rice Just For Fun! Sunshine Art Classes are primarily for School Aged Children and at present most of the students are not younger than 9 but.. I often find that the simple hands on activities that are enjoyed in … Continue reading

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Gong Xi Fa Cai

Happy Lunar New Year Our Welcome Back to our Sunshine Art Workshops coincided with this years Lunar New Year. The Year of the Snake was fairly prominent in our group and with its link to prosperity and luck and we … Continue reading

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6 Fun Ways to Recycle Christmas Cards

Mudpies & Sunshine blog has so many fabulous ideas and this one is a wonderful way to think ahead and organise an activity for next Christmas.

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Oh Christmas Tree, Oh Christmas Tree

Christmas is finally on its way. I often feel it is a long time coming in the eyes of kids, some schools finish quite early ( late November) so the pre Christmas work up seems to go forever. I am … Continue reading

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Who is that masked child?

Making masks with kids allows them to use their imaginations and art skills, and can provide insights into other cultures. I have collected many mask over my travels and we discussed the cultural tradition of wearing masks. We read about … Continue reading

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