We have made several crafts devoted to the New Year’s Tree together with our 19 mo old daughter. Here is what we got (7 crafts of the New Year’s Tree):
Last Sunday children’s meditaion and art meeting was devoted to Christmas. We offered Christmas Puja and then the art and cooking parts followed. You can read the whole account of the activities we did with the kids in the article “Christmas Gifts: Christmas Balls Made by Children, or the Fourth Meeting of the Children’s Art-group“. And here are the Christmas Tree balls the children made at the meeting:
In a small town Nazareth, there lived a young girl, Mary by name.
She has got an open heart and she loved God very much. Once Angel Gabriel* came to her.
He was sent by God. The angel told her that she would give birth to a son whose name would be Jesus.
In some time Mary and her husband Joseph started off to Bethlehem. The way was long. They went for several days. When they came to Bethlehem, they had no place to live in. Little time was left till Jesus’ birth. That is why Continue reading “The Birth of Jesus Christ”
Both adults and children can make such beautiful Christmas balls! And it does not take much time really! Here is the instruction how to make them: Christmas Crafts. Handmade Christmas Tree Decorations
These Christmas Trees were made from maple seeds at the Sahaja Yoga classes for children (at the creative part of them) in Novosibirsk, Russia
Last Sunday my daughter (7 months old) and I went, as usual, to the Children’s Sahaja program (we started attending them when Sonya was about 5 months old). The meditation part was followed by an art part. One of the mum’s was conducting a workshop for the mums of the children – we were making Christmas-tree balls for each other as presents (to be more exact, we took single-colour balls and decorated them).
At modern shops, you can find gel-pencils (in the same department where pencils and felt-tip pens are sold). We used them to draw pictures on the balls.
Glue and spangles were also of great popularity among kids and their mums. The technique is not Continue reading “Christmas-tree Balls. Photo Work-shop”