Painting with Salt

Painting with salt

by Emma Louise Oldham March 06, 2020

Using salt in your artwork feels very special. It’s an ingredient that we don’t often use for crafts, but it gives wonderful results. When your picture is dry, it will look like it’s made from crystals! 
Make Your Own: Butterfly Feeder

Make your own: butterfly feeder

by Emma Louise Oldham February 18, 2020

These vibrant butterfly feeders will liven up any green space. Transform recycled plastic and add a splash of colour to help feed butterflies. What you need: Flower template. You can download these from our 'Highest Heights' resource pack here. Card Sticky tape Colouring pens/pencils Stick or dr...


Make Your Own..... Pine Cone Bird Feeder

Make your own..... pine cone bird feeder

by Emma Louise Oldham October 15, 2019

This fun and simple activity will create a delicious treat to help attract birds to your garden! You can even venture out on a pine cone adventure hunt to collect your resources! What you need: String Peanut butter Birdseed Knife (with adult supervision) Step 1: Cut your string to the size need...

Make Your Own: Ancient Egyptian Scarab Amulet

Make your own: ancient egyptian scarab amulet

by Emma Louise Oldham May 07, 2019

The Egyptian scarab was one of the most sacred amulets in Ancient Egypt. The scarab represented new creation and eternal life and was thought to give protection against evil. These amulets were carved out of stone or moulded in glass or Egyptian ceramic. They were everywhere: worn on necklaces, carv...