Alphabet Art : Create something that begins with each letter from your name!



Hello, I hope everyone is adapting ok to the 'new normal' that is slowly happening around us and not going to crazy with this change in weather!


As you all know, I love all things arts and crafts and absolutely love Instagram and Pinterest for all the inspiring projects you come across. Whilst scrolling Instagram a few days ago, I came across @StartCreativeStudio where they are hosting the theme 'Alphabet with art' and featuring lots of fantastic guest bloggers. As it's such a great idea for a theme, I thought I'd share some of my favourites with you below! They have just completed the letter 'U' week and I can't wait to see what else they share.


Maybe this could be a great rainy day activity for you to do with the kids? Challenge your child to create something that begins with each letter from their name? (That will keep them busy for a few hours! )


Alphabet Art


Find below my favourites from their feed and please click here to visit their blog to find out how to make each one!



U is for Unicorn


All you need is a pine cone, paint and coloured paper!


For more details, click on the photo!








E is for Elephant!


All you need is an egg carton, coloured card and a pipe cleaner!


You can't beat an egg carton craft! Click on the photo if you need help recreating yours!







S is for Sock Puppet!


Who doesn't have an odd sock hanging around?! Time to make a sock puppet!


All you need is some fabric offcuts and a needle and thread. Click the photo for more guidance.








R is for Robot!


Junk modelling is a classic rainy day activity. I'm sure there are lots of delivery boxes waiting to be created into robots? Click on the photo is you need help!









If you are looking for more inspiration, either visit their Instagram or website.




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We miss Baby & Toddler groups!


I'm sure many of you are really missing your routine whether it's the childcare or the baby & toddler groups you got used to going to?


Whether it's baby sensory or music time, I have some links that may help!



Early years music:

If you enjoyed the 'Weekend Nannies Presents' music sessions on our Youtube channel, you can now join Alice Phelps and other musicians over on 'Back Chat Kids' a platform where musicians from across the UK are going to be sharing fun and interactive Early Years live music sessions. Please click here to find out how to sign up.


Early years sensory play:

If you are looking for baby sensory inspiration and other ideas for older children, visit Sophie Pickles Facebook page, where she shares lots of lovely activities and also hosts Facebook Live's for parents at home with babies. If only I had a baby to look after I would be joining too!


If you have enjoyed my blog, please follow Weekend Nannies on our social media platforms to keep up to date with what we are up to! You can also visit my Pinterest page, where I have shared themed boards.



Have fun, stay safe & keep your distance!


Weekend Nannies specialises in temporary child care and provides a professional nanny service for weekends, weddings, holidays and any other event where you may need a hand with child care. Please contact Charlotte Clay to see how Weekend Nannies can help!


Our wedding and event packages can include anything from an 24 hr nanny, to a themed creative kids area and party bags. Please email for more information.

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