Craft

A creative collaboration: when fact, fiction, nature and art come together

By Megan Daley | Aug 12, 2020
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The latest book by Dannika Patterson and Megan Forward, ‘Scribbly Gum Secrets’ could not have come at a better time for my family and I as 2020 has seen us do a…

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Slow Communication: Snail Mail

By Megan Daley | Jul 28, 2015
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Slow Communication: Snail Mail I am an out and out social media lover and my phone bings and dings at me day and night with emails from five different accounts. It would…

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Creating and Crafting Books

By Megan Daley | Jun 23, 2015
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Creating and Crafting Books (Alternate Title – Megan Daley has a Meltdown About School Lunches) School holidays are approaching and I could not be more pleased. I adore working in a school…

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Literary Advent Calendar

By Megan Daley | Nov 27, 2014
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I have been called a Christmas scrooge once or twice or thrice in my lifetime…mainly because of my dislike of Christmas trees in my own home. I love visiting the homes of…

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DIY Dinosaur Garden

By Megan Daley | Oct 1, 2014
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Dinosaur Tea Party

DIY Dinosaur Garden As mentioned recently, ‘How to Grow a Dinosaur’ is ChickPea’s favourite book and we all know it by heart. On the eve of her third birthday there was a…

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DIY Bookshelf for Favourite Books

By Megan Daley | Jan 31, 2014
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DIY Bookshelf for Favourite Books PudStar has many books in her room. Actually our entire house is filled with many books. One can never have too many books however one MUST have a…

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Christmas Story Stones

By Megan Daley | Dec 5, 2013
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With Christmas just around the corner, there is much Christmas craft happening both at home and at school! This week it’s been Christmas story stones all round and the ones below are…

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The Cubbyhouse That Became an Art Studio

By Megan Daley | May 28, 2013
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The Cubbyhouse That Became an Art Studio Before she was a teacher librarian, my mum was a high school art teacher and as a result we all spent much time painting, drawing…

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Story Starters – Story Stones

By Megan Daley | Nov 14, 2012
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I am SO not a storyteller. I read books – I need a script. I admire storytellers immensely, but it’s just not me. Plus I talk too much. If I were to…

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Reading Activities: Book Lucky Dip

By Megan Daley | Aug 14, 2012
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Book Lucky Dip

Most of us understand the value of reading to our children on a daily basis, and it can become the loveliest time in a busy day. A chance for some down time…

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