Arty Activities

Great Toddler Life Hack you need to know!

Toddler life hack

Do you find that your toddler can get through activities at a rate of knots? Do you long to find an activity that will keep them occupied for more than a few minutes at a time?  Well here at Act One Adventures we have found an activity that regularly keeps toddlers focused for at least 10 minutes and often much longer.  It is an activity we regularly use at our… Read More

A Blooming Marvellous morning – Arts & Crafts in the park

Arts & crafts in the park Farnham

I love doing arts and crafts outside, so when I got asked to take part in Farnham in Bloom and run a craft workshop in the park at Gostrey Meadows, Farnham I jumped at the chance. This year Farnham in Bloom have a dance performance involving many local Farnham schools which will take place as the judges go round visiting the various floral displays on Friday. Yesterday was the dress… Read More

5 painting activities for toddlers (that don’t involve brushes)

5 painting activities for toddlers

5 painting activities for toddlers (that don’t involve brushes) At our Arty Adventure sessions in Guildford, Godalming and Farnham for toddlers and under 5’s we always have painting activities for them to try. It is great to see the children get stuck in and experiment with colours, textures and we very rarely use just paintbrushes.  So what other things can your toddler paint with?  You may be surprised at how… Read More

Toddler Arts and Crafts. Why do they keep on painting?

Toddler arts and crafts

Toddler Arts and Crafts.  Why do they keep on painting? At my arts and crafts sessions for toddlers and under 5’s in Guildford, Godalming and Farnham, Surrey we always have a paint/messy activity out. We very rarely paint with just brushes, we use hands, feet, fingers, toy cars, rollers, forks and anything else that has an interesting texture. I will always have an example out of what can be achieved… Read More

The benefits of classes for under 5’s and toddlers

Classes for under 5's and toddlers

The benefits of classes for under 5’s and toddlers As a Mum and a teacher of the under 5’s and toddlers age group I have taught and attended many pre school classes in my time. From football to forest school, drama to gymnastics there were a number of things that stood out to make them great sessions and to show why pre school classes can be fantastic at developing skills… Read More

Overcoming shyness at children’s classes and parties

Shyness at children's classes and parties

Overcoming shyness at children’s classes and parties In my job as an Entertainer at Children’s parties and through teaching activity classes to toddlers and children, I obviously come into contact with lots of different children. The one that quite often catches my attention is the child at the back of the room, often clinging to Mum or Dad’s leg, but looking eagerly at what we are doing willing themselves to… Read More

Activity Classes for toddlers

activity classes toddlers

Activity Classes for toddlers After a lovely Christmas break I am very much looking forward to getting back to teaching my fab activity classes for toddlers and under 5’s in Guildford, Godalming and Farnham next week.  We will be kicking off the term with a Seasons theme looking at Winter and Spring first then moving onto Summer and Winter.  After that we will be looking at some popular children’s stories… Read More

Arts and crafts for toddlers – What a Crafty Year!

Outer Space arts and crafts under 5s toddlers

Arts and crafts for toddlers – What a Crafty Year! I love our Arty Adventure sessions.  Each week I run 2 45 minute sessions in arts and crafts for toddlers and children aged under 5 in Guildford and Farnham, Surrey and we have great fun.  Each week we have around 4 activities out to try usually including a paint/messy activity, a mini make such as a mask or a hat,… Read More

Activity classes for under 5’s and toddlers in Surrey – Fab offers!

activity classes under 5's toddlers surrey

Activity classes for under 5’s and toddlers in Surrey – Fab offers! I am feeling very Christmassy and as this is the season for giving I thought I would give a very special Advent Offer for our activity classes for under 5’s and toddlers in Surrey.   As we have just 3 weeks left of term would you like a very special offer?  Come along and try our very special… Read More