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Pop Up Father’s Day Card

We have found the craft that anybody would love. Huge thanks to Maggy from Red Ted Art for came up with so many amazing ideas,Well.. we have a fabulous little DIY Pop Up Father’s Day Card for you – especially great for Star Wars Lovers: Yoda Best Dad! Now the best thing about this DIY Father’s Day Card, is that it is perfect for ANY Star Wars fan – be it “Yoda Best Mum”, “Yoda Best Teacher”, “Yoda Best Brother” or “Yoda Best Friend”.. you can quickly and easily adapt the card to suit all occasions. But of course we particularly love it as a DIY Father’s Day Card!

Pop Up Father's Day Card - Yoda Best Dad - fabulous and easy 3D Fathers Day card for Star Wars fans. This can be adapted for Birthdays, Teachers and of course Star Wars loving Mums. Make it from scratch following our step by step guide or use the fabulous Pop Up Father's Day Card PRINTABLES. May the Force be with you. #fathersday #fathers #yoda #printable #fathersdaycard #cards #popup #starwars

AND, the best thing? I show you how to make this Yoda Card DIY either as a step by step process, so you two can make this from scratch OR you can use our handy free Father’s Day Card printables – and you can choose from a Colour yourself card or a ready coloured one… so depending on how much time you have. How short notice this card is for making… you can choose the process to suit you: Make from scratch, print and colour or print and stick. A pop up father’s day card to suit all time scales and abilities!!!

Oh.. and why not make this fantastic Darth Vader Bookmark and add it inside the card as a small Father’s Day gift too??? Just perfect, don’t you think? And why not check out these funny jokes for kids.. and add one to Dad’s card?!

So.. calling all Star Wars fans… let’s take a look and see how this Pop Up Yoda Father’s Day Card is made.

3D Pop Up Father’s Day Card – YODA BEST – Materials:

Pop Up Father's Day Card - Yoda Best Dad - fabulous and easy 3D Fathers Day card for Star Wars fans. This can be adapted for Birthdays, Teachers and of course Star Wars loving Mums. Make it from scratch following our step by step guide or use the fabulous Pop Up Father's Day Card PRINTABLES. May the Force be with you.

If making from scratch –

  • Paper or light card in “Yoda colours”
  • We used light green, beige, brown and white (to create the light saber)

If using the yoda printable

You will also need

  • A5 Card folded in half (or ready made A6 card making card)
  • Background paper/ light card (ours is light blue) in JUST SMALLER than A5
  • Scissors
  • Pens
  • Glue stick

3D Pop Up Father’s Day Card – YODA BEST DAD

You can watch our Yoda Pop Up Card video tutorial or follow the step by step instructions!

Pop Up Father's Day Card - Yoda Best Dad - fabulous and easy 3D Fathers Day card for Star Wars fans. This can be adapted for Birthdays, Teachers and of course Star Wars loving Mums. Make it from scratch following our step by step guide or use the fabulous Pop Up Father's Day Card PRINTABLES. May the Force be with you.

Prepare the card for “popping up”. This is how you make a basic Pop Up Card DIY.

To star your pop up card, make sure your background paper is approximately 1cm smaller than your A5 card.

Fold your A5 Card in Half.

Fold your coloured background card in half. Around the centre of this sheet, cut two 1.5cm strips into your back ground paper.

Fold the strips back onto themselves.

Open up the background paper and push the little square you have created through. As mentioned you can check this Pop Up Snowman Card post for information. The same principles apply to this Pop Up Star Wars card.

Pop Up Father's Day Card - Yoda Best Dad - fabulous and easy 3D Fathers Day card for Star Wars fans. This can be adapted for Birthdays, Teachers and of course Star Wars loving Mums. Make it from scratch following our step by step guide or use the fabulous Pop Up Father's Day Card PRINTABLES. May the Force be with you.

Get your YODA PRINTABLE HERE

Now make your Pop Up Yoda.

As mentioned you can either download your a Yoda to cut and colour or cut and stick… OR You can follow our instructions that easily “deconstructs” Yoda for you and helps you make your very own Pop Up Yoda from scratch!

To Make Yoda’s Head 

Cut a green oval and two pointy ears. The ears a bit like petals. Then cut a small green triangle for Yoda’s neck.

Draw on your face as per my illustration.

To make Yoda’s Robes

Next cut a long thing rectangle to make form the “underneath” clothing of Yoda’s Robs.

You Now need a beige or light brown robes. I cut a conical shaped beige piece out and made sure it fitted to our head and brown “bit”.

After that I cout out a small slice of circle to represent Yoda’s right harm (held behind his back) and another rectangle for the left harm. Yoda’s hand is made out of a circluar green piece of card.

Finally make a light saber out of your white card. I used a silver pen for the halter and a blue/ yellow highlighter mixed for the green light saber light (I didn’t have a green high lighter, ha!).

Now assemble your Pop Up Yoda 

Like a puzzle glue all your pieces together.

Start with the robes and work your way up.

Assembling your DIY Pop Up Father’s Day Card – Yoda Best Dad

Glue the bottom of your Yoda to the small square on the background paper/ light card.

Then glue the background paper onto your A5 card stock. Be sure NOT to add glue to the little pop out bit.

Make sure you smoothen the background down flat.

FINALLY… print out your YODA BEST DAD message, cut and glue in whatever space you like!

And you are finished!! Whoop.

English Storytime

Bears Loose Tooth

Thursday, June 18th 2020. English Storytime, Mrs. Rous is reading ‘Bear’s Loose Tooth’ by Karma Wilson.

Thai Storytime

ผจญภัยกับหนังสือ

Thursday, June 18th 2020. Thai Storytime, Mr.Bank is reading ‘ผจญภัยกับหนังสือ’ by Henk Linskens (เฮ็งก์ ลินส์เค็นส์).

Accessing Storytime Videos:

For Students please visit Firefly to access content.

For Parents of Pre-Prep students please find a link on ILD (Interactive Learning Diary) website to access Storytime videos.

(Wednesday June 17th 2020)

Breakout EDU 

Breakout EDU games bring the challenges of an escape room to the classroom. One of its features is a digital breakout. Students use the provided clues to solve digital puzzles. To join a class and play the digital platform, create your account here using the class code provided for your level.

Click and enter the code to play

>> Breakout EDU Digital Games <<

Junior Digital Game: : Class code – YJBGOY

Senior Digital Game: Class code – SZVUOT

Breakout EDU | Breakout EDU

Please follow the link to our Firefly page for informations on how to login and play the digital games.

English Storytime

Pirate Small in Big Trouble: Amazon.co.uk: Julie Sykes, Jan ...

Wednesday, June 17th 2020. English Storytime, Mrs. Rous is reading ‘Pirate Small in Big Trouble’ by Julie Sykes.

Thai Storytime

Wednesday, June 17th 2020. Thai Storytime, Miss Nan is reading ‘วิธีเป็นสิงโต’ by เอ็ด เวียร์.

Accessing Storytime Videos:

For Students please visit Firefly to access content.

For Parents of Pre-Prep students please find a link on ILD (Interactive Learning Diary) website to access Storytime videos.

Looking for a Family Fun Friday night? Why not sit with your kids and play this game together called ‘Eyes of a Reader’. Let’s see how familiar you are with the teachers and other staff of SHR.

1. EYES OF A READER PART 2

(Friday, June 12th 2020)

>> Play Kahoot : EYES OF A READER Part 2 <<

Carefully look at the eyes of these readers with their favourite books and see if you can read between the lines to figure out which members of SHR staff they are!

2. ADVENTURE STORIES

>> Play Kahoot: ADVENTURE STORIES <<

English Storytime

Constructive Playthings HR-608"Pete The Cat and The New Guy ...

Friday, June 12th 2020. English Storytime, Mrs.Rous is reading ‘Pete the Cat and the New Guy’ by James Dean.

Thai Storytime

Friday, June 12th 2020. Thai Storytime, Miss Tonaor is reading ‘ผมอยากเป็นนักมายากล’ by ภัทรวินท์ รัศมิแพทย์ (อูน).

Accessing Storytime Videos:

For Students please visit Firefly to access content.

For Parents of Pre-Prep students please find a link on ILD (Interactive Learning Diary) website to access Storytime videos.

 

Mermaid Corner Bookmark Design

We have found the craft that anybody would love. Huge thanks to Maggy from Red Ted Art for came up with so many amazing ideas, Please make sure to check out their website and Youtube channel, As you know, we do rather love our corner bookmark designs and have literally over a 100 for you to choose from.. but one glaringly obvious missing design was this darling little Mermaid Bookmark Corner.

Mermaid Corner Bookmark Design. Magical DIY Mermaid Bookmark Craft. Paper Mermaid Bookmark Corner for Summer and Little Mermaid Fans! #mermaids #bookmarks #cornerbookmarks #summer

These mermaid bookmark corners were first published in April 2018

We have Unicorn Corner Bookmarks.. and Mermaid Hug Book Bookmarks (I love these by the way, you simply have to take a look) and finally.. I managed to figure out what a Mermaid Corner Bookmark should look like. We have a whole collection of magical Mermaid Craft Ideas too!

Mermaid Corner Bookmark – Materials

  • A square white piece of paper (can be skin tone too), we used one 15 x 15cm
  • Coloured paper for hair and fins
  • Pens & pencils (for facial details)
  • Sequence or glitter glue for decorating (optional)
  • Scissors & glue

How to make a Mermaid Bookmark Corner

Watch out for the detailed video how to down below or follow the  written steps here!

The Basic Origami Bookmark

Mermaid Corner Bookmark Design. Magical DIY Mermaid Bookmark Craft. Paper Mermaid Bookmark Corner for Summer and Little Mermaid Fans! #mermaids #bookmarks #cornerbookmarks #summer

As with all our bookmarks, begin by making a basic corner bookmark. You can watch the video above or follow these Step By Step Origami Bookmark Instructions here.

Next trim your top on and sides of the corner bookmark.

The Mermaid’s Hair

Mermaid Corner Bookmark Design. Magical DIY Mermaid Bookmark Craft. Paper Mermaid Bookmark Corner for Summer and Little Mermaid Fans! #mermaids #bookmarks #cornerbookmarks #summer

Trace an outline of your mermaids head onto the coloured paper designed for the mermaid bookmark’s hair.

Shape to suit a face.

Cut out.

The Mermaid’s Fin

Mermaid Corner Bookmark Design. Magical DIY Mermaid Bookmark Craft. Paper Mermaid Bookmark Corner for Summer and Little Mermaid Fans! #mermaids #bookmarks #cornerbookmarks #summer

Trace the bottom half of the bookmark in the coloure paper chosen for the mermaids tail. Cut out a triangle.

Then cut out two fins.

Mermaid Corner Bookmark Design. Magical DIY Mermaid Bookmark Craft. Paper Mermaid Bookmark Corner for Summer and Little Mermaid Fans! #mermaids #bookmarks #cornerbookmarks #summer

Assembling the Mermaid Corner BookmarkMermaid Corner Bookmark Design. Magical DIY Mermaid Bookmark Craft. Paper Mermaid Bookmark Corner for Summer and Little Mermaid Fans! #mermaids #bookmarks #cornerbookmarks #summer

Make sure all your pieces fit together and there is enough space for the face. Add the mermaid’s facial details and skin colour.

Glue down the hair and fin.

Finally, decorate the Mermaid’s fin with glitter glue and sequence (optional of course!).

Mermaid Corner Bookmark Design. Magical DIY Mermaid Bookmark Craft. Paper Mermaid Bookmark Corner for Summer and Little Mermaid Fans! #mermaids #bookmarks #cornerbookmarks #summer

Done. Isn’t it adorable?

Mermaid Bookmark Video How To:

And now to our video! Or follow the written instructions below.

English Storytime

Pinkalicious and the Babysitter (I Can Read Level 1) - Kindle ...

Thursday, June 11th 2020. English Storytime, Mrs.Rous is reading ‘Pinkalicious and the Babysitter’ by Victoria Kerr.

Thai Storytime

Thursday, June 11th 2020. Thai Storytime, Miss Gigi is reading ‘โทริเด็กหญิงผมแดง’ by Jeong Taek Chae (ช็อง แท็ก แช).

Accessing Storytime Videos:

For Students please visit Firefly to access content.

For Parents of Pre-Prep students please find a link on ILD (Interactive Learning Diary) website to access Storytime videos.

(Wednesday June 10th 2020)

Breakout EDU 

Breakout EDU games bring the challenges of an escape room to the classroom. One of its features is a digital breakout. Students use the provided clues to solve digital puzzles. To join a class and play the digital platform, create your account here using the class code provided for your level.

Junior Digital Game: 

Senior Digital Game:

Please follow the link to our Firefly page for informations on how to login and play the digital games.

English Storytime

The Sniffles for Bear (Bear and Mouse): Becker, Bonny, Denton ...

Wednesday, June 10th 2020. English Storytime, Mrs.Rous is reading ‘The Sniffles for Bear’ by Bonny Becker.

Thai Storytime

Wednesday, June 10th 2020. Thai Storytime, Miss Toon is reading ‘อ่านนิทานให้ฉันฟังหน่อย’ by น้านกฮูก.

Accessing Storytime Videos:

For Students please visit Firefly to access content.

For Parents of Pre-Prep students please find a link on ILD (Interactive Learning Diary) website to access Storytime videos.

Easy Pop Up Bear Heart Card

Today we have found the craft that anybody would love. Puppies! Thank you Maggy from Red Ted Art, Oooh I am so excited to share a brand new Pop Up Card Project with you! I am just a little bit obsessed with Pop Up cards.. mainly because they are much much easier to make than you think, and yet oh so fun! This one is a special Valentine’s Day Card for Kids, but would of course also be suitable for Birthdays or Mother’s Day! Make this Pop Up Bear Heart Card/ Cat Card with us today!

Easy Pop Up Bear Heart Card for Kids to make on Valentines, printable worksheets available!

Why it is great to do this craft with your kids

  • Develop fine motor skills & accuracy
  • Reading skills & following instructions
  • Looking at symmetry & basic shapes
  • Fun Seasonal activity

Easy Pop Up Bear Heart Card for Kids to make on Valentines, printable worksheets available!

Pop Up Cat/ Bear Heart Cards – Materials needed

Easy Pop Up Bear Heart Card for Kids to make on Valentines, printable worksheets available!

  • Card Stock for the card
  • Red paper for the heart
  • Contrasting paper for the cat/ bear & decorating
  • Pen
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick

Worksheet instructions plus simple bear template are available on Teacher’s Pay Teacher’s !! In the meantime, our step by step video and instructions provide sufficient information, so that you can make your own!

Easy Pop Up Bear Heart Card for Kids to make on Valentines, printable worksheets available!

How to make a pop up bear heart card

Watch the How To Video for detail instructions! Or follow the step by steps below!

Cut our your basic shapes for your card:

Cut out the templates and trace onto your colored paper. Or create your own as per the video instructions!

You will need:

  • 6 hearts,
  • one oval teddy bear/ cat head,
  • two small circle teddy ears/ triangle cat ears,
  • one oval teddy nose (in a different colour or you can draw it on later)/ small heart shaped cat nose
  • question mark cat’s tail,
  • 4 circle paws.

NOTE: the bear is made up of basic shapes. You can adapt it to create other animals – e.g. add pointy ears for a cat and cut out a tail too. Long bendy ears for a rabbit or floppy ones for a dog.

Make your 3d Pop Up Heart

Fold the 6 heart shapes in half down the middle.

Add glue to one side of one half heart and press a second heart on top of this, so two heart are sticking together.

Repeat until you have a stack of 6 hearts. Put to one side.

Assembling your animal features

Now assemble your bear’s/ cat’s head. Glue the ears and nose in place. With a pen add eyes and any other features – e.g. why not add an outline.

Check positioning of head and heart. Then glue the head onto your card.

Add glue to both remaining outside halves of the heart and carefully glue in place. Make sure the heart “spine” aligns with the line down the centre of your card. Don’t press down too heard on the bottom half of the heart as you need to slide the feet under.

Add glue to the circle paws and glue the hands “on top of the heart” and the feet just under.

Add details in pen and repeat for the other side.

Finishing off your cards with speech bubbles and puns

If you wish you can now decorate the rest of the card with more hearts and speech bubbles.

What puns can you think of?

You are Bear-y nice! I love you Bear-y much!

(We also love these printable bear hug gifts!)

You are Paw-some! You are Purrrrr-fect!

What other animals can you make?

Easy Pop Up Bear Heart Card for Kids to make on Valentines, printable worksheets available!

English Storytime

Amazon.com: Clark the Shark: Lost and Found (I Can Read Level 1 ...

Tuesday, June 9th 2020. English Storytime, Mrs.Rous is reading ‘Clark the Shark Lost and Found’ by Bruce Hale.

Thai Storytime

Tuesday, June 9th 2020. Thai Storytime, Miss Nan is reading ‘โคอาล่าขอเวลา…อีกเดี๋ยว’ by รัตนา คชนาท.

Accessing Storytime Videos:

For Students please visit Firefly to access content.

For Parents of Pre-Prep students please find a link on ILD (Interactive Learning Diary) website to access Storytime videos.

Years 4-6

We have a library trivia challenge for you!

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English Storytime

Hooray for Horrible Harriet: Leigh Hobbs: 9781741147032: Amazon ...

Monday, June 8th 2020. English Storytime, Miss Mrs.Rous is reading ‘Hooray for Horrible Harriet’ by Leigh Hobbs.

Thai Storytime

Monday, June 8th 2020. Thai Storytime, Miss Nan is reading ‘ได้โปรดเถอะครับคุณแพนด้า’ (Please, Mr. Panda) by Steve Antony.

Accessing Storytime Videos:

For Students please visit Firefly to access content.

For Parents of Pre-Prep students please find a link on ILD (Interactive Learning Diary) website to access Storytime videos.

 

Looking for a Family Fun Friday night? Why not sit with your kids and play this game together called ‘Eyes of a Reader’. Let’s see how familiar you are with the teachers and other staff of SHR.

EYES OF A READER PART 2

(Friday, June 5th 2020)

Play Kahoot : EYES OF A READER Part 2 <<

Carefully look at the eyes of these readers with their favourite books and see if you can read between the lines to figure out which members of SHR staff they are!

English Storytime

Wolfie the Bunny trailer - YouTube

Friday, June 5th 2020. English Storytime. Mrs. Rous is reading ‘Wolfie the Bunny’ by Ame Dyckman.

Thai Storytime

Friday, June 5th 2020. Thai Storytime, Mr.Bank is reading ‘ป่านางฟ้า’ by กาบรีแอเล กลีมา.

Accessing Storytime Videos:

For Students please visit Firefly to access content.

For Parents of Pre-Prep students please find a link on ILD (Interactive Learning Diary) website to access Storytime videos.

Easy Jumping Frog Origami

Today we have found the craft that anybody would love. Puppies! Thank you Maggy from Red Ted Art,

There are many different times of Frog Origami. Some frogs are wonderfully intricate. Other frog origami are GREAT at jumping. After researching and looking at all the different patterns, I decided that THIS is the BEST Jumping Frog Origami – simply because it is quick and easy to learn HOW TO DO AND it actually works. So this is a great origami pattern for beginners and kids – especially if you just want a bit of fun!! Make them in any colour to suite your taste and needs!

Jumping Frog Origami - the easies origami frog that actually jumps! #origami #forkids #beginners #origamifrog #frog #spring #summer #jumping #papertoy

Jumping Frog Origami Materials:

  • per frog – 1 square sheet of paper – any size. We like using between 12cm x 12cm and 15cm x 15cm
  • OPTIONAL: pens, glue stick & white paper for decorating

How to make Easy Jumping Frog Origami:

We made a little video for you – as Origami is MUCH easier to learn and follow on video! Please do SUBSCRIBE to the channel. It is free to do so and lots of fun!

And watch it JUMP! So fun!! 🙂

Jumping Frog Origami - the easies origami frog that actually jumps! #origami #forkids #beginners #origamifrog #frog #spring #summer #jumping #papertoy

English Storytime

Horrible Bear!: Dyckman, Ame, OHora, Zachariah: 9780316282833 ...

Thursday, June 4th 2020. English Storytime. Mrs. Rous is reading ‘Horrible Bear’ by Ame Dyckman.

Thai Storytime

Thursday, June 4th 2020. Thai Storytime, Miss Toonaor is reading ‘หมูปั๊ก’ (Pig the Pug) by Aaron Blabey.

Accessing Storytime Videos:

For Students please visit Firefly to access content.

For Parents of Pre-Prep students please find a link on ILD (Interactive Learning Diary) website to access Storytime videos.

Star Gazing: Constellation Luminary Papercraft

Today we have found the craft that anybody would love. Puppies! Thank you Maggy from Red Ted Art, Today we decided to create a Constellation Luminary Craft perfect for Star Gazing and learning all about the main 5 Constellations Kids Should Know!

Do you know the stars we live under?! I am sure you already know that those little lights you see in the sky at night time are not just lanterns but luminous balls of gas, mostly hydrogen and helium. And the stars we see do not just move around but in fact create a pattern – a constellation – that we can go look for and recognize time and time again.

This we often call “star gazing”!

5 Constellations Kids Should Know - use this fantastic free Constellations printable to help teach kids about the main constellations in the norther hemisphere #constellations #printables #luminaries #stargazing #stars #homeschooling

So, we created a little “helper” to take with us to find 5 constellations that are pretty famous and with a little practice easy to find – our Constellation Luminary!

Get your printable today, make your own and then go with mom & dad on a little night walk to find the following constellations:

  • Ursa Minor & Major (also called small and big Dipper)
  • Orion
  • Cassiopeia
  • Sagittarius (the so called Tea Pot)
  • Scorpio

Constellations Craft – Supplies needed:

(includes affiliate links for convenience)

  • printable – choose from
  • scissors to cut out the cube
  • scoring tool to score the lines to help with folding
  • tape/glue if you want to make your cube more stable
  • needle or similar to prick little holes for stars into box
  • LED candle light to put inside the box (you can get some online here USUK)

How to assemble your DIY Constellations Luminary

NOTE: you may have to cut out a little bit of the flaps of the “top” of your box to allow the stars to shine through fully. The lid flaps are hard to “prick” through when not glued in place.

This craft is pretty straight forward! We will make a box with tiny holes! ^_^

5 Constellations Kids Should Know - use this fantastic free Constellations printable to help teach kids about the main constellations in the norther hemisphere #constellations #printables #luminaries #stargazing #stars #homeschooling

  1. Print out the template and cut out the box.
  2. Fold the box along the lines. It might be easier to score the lines first!
  3. Stack the box together and add glue/tape if necessary.
  4. With a thick needle prick holes into where stars are illustrated. You can make smaller and bigger holes to show what stars shine more brightly.

5 Constellations Kids Should Know - use this fantastic free Constellations printable to help teach kids about the main constellations in the norther hemisphere #constellations #printables #luminaries #stargazing #stars #homeschooling

And then all that is left to do is to add the LED candle light (DO NOT USE A REAL CANDLE!), close the box and turn of the light!

Happy crafting and do let us know how many constellations you were able to find!

English Storytime

Pinkalicious and Planet Pink : Victoria Kann : 9780062410689

Tuesday, June 2nd 2020. English Storytime. Mrs. Rous is reading ‘Pinkalicious and Planet Pink’ by Victoria Kann.

Thai Storytime

Tuesday, June 2nd 2020. Thai Storytime, Miss Toonaor is reading ‘กอดของฉันอยู่ไหน’ (Wheres My Hug) by Amy Hest.

Accessing Storytime Videos:

For Students please visit Firefly to access content.

For Parents of Pre-Prep students please find a link on ILD (Interactive Learning Diary) website to access Storytime videos.

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