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Fun projects & games while learning about Kenya: Mancala, Clay pots, Paper beads & Shisima & new recipes

Fun projects & games while learning about Kenya: Mancala, Clay pots, Paper beads & Shisima & new recipes

This past month we've been learning lots about Kenya thanks to a few different resources. We've been making our own board games, clay pots inspired by the Maasai and paper beads. And have also enjoyed some vegan Kenyan recipes too!

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Two Snail Crafts: Paper & Clay

Two Snail Crafts: Paper & Clay

We just finished up Snail week in Exploring Nature With Children and we did two different kinds of crafts which I'm sharing with you in this post. We created the sweetest little snails out of clay and also some really simple paper ones using just a variety of circle sizes!

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Incense Holder

Incense Holder

This is currently one of our favourite creations: Our first ever incense holder! I am absolutely in love with how it turned out and Nixie is so incredibly proud of it. I just wish I could place it somewhere in our lounge where we could actually see it instead of having it at the top of the bookcase where it's almost hidden from view...

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Frog Tealight Holder

Frog Tealight Holder

After we had found our frogspawn and Nixie's focus turned to frogs we also made this sweet little tea light holder. I love finding things to make based on Nixie's interests because it means our creative projects end up being so varied and at times very random!

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Make Your Own Soy Candles

Make Your Own Soy Candles

We love making candles in our house, there's something extra cosy about making them from scratch and then lighting them up. There are so many different ways to make candles. we love using clay and making little bowls out of them and then just adding the wax to them but you could also just use little jars and paint them to make them a little more special. We tend to make a lot of heart themed candles.

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