New! Free Kids Activity Sheet to Download…

…..for those rainy Easter weekends.

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My Astro Poetica aliens are little green men… What do you think an alien would look like?

Astro Poetica colouring sheet free to download from Inkology.co.uk

Also..previously on Inkology.co.uk by me and free to download:

Cats colouring sheet

Astro Poetica Mini Origami Book to print out and fold

Astro Poetica Colouring Sheet

There are also loads of stories and poems with illustrations by talented artists free to read on Inkology.co.uk

An article about this colouring sheet is also available on the child friendly version of my blog: joolswilsonkidsstuff

Astro Poetica: Free mini poem book to download and make.

Something to do with the kids in the holidays. Or on your own. 🙂

I’ve been busy experimenting with making little origami books in different forms and I thought I’d like to share the fun, so I’ve designed a poem book for you to download and make at home.  The poem is from Astro Poetica by Dom Conlon.  The illustrations are new.

download-36All you need to do is download the PDF from Inkology here, print it out and get cutting, folding and glueing!  Full instructions are included. You will need computer paper, glue and cardboard (a cereal box would be ideal).  I used coated photo paper to print out my book, but it will work with any computer paper.

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Once you’ve made it and know how it’s done you could experiment with making your own books, be creative, experiment with paper, ideas, words, pictures….

A full set of photos of me making the book are here.

Merry Christmas!

Tree – an art book

I made this today. It’s an origami book based on a Turkish Map Fold. It’s about 7cm by 7cm. It needs a little work on the cover, but it’s almost how I imagined it.  The poem is by Dom Conlon.  You can read it and other of his poems here.  I’ve had the idea for making a little book around a poem for a while.. the form came from this lovely blog: Green Chair Press.  I’ll write more about the method another time. Here are the photos:

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