This week I have re-worked something I came across last year. These balls are super easy to make and don't make too much mess but if you want to make them with the kids I would recommend doing them outside. They are very inexpensive and I am currently using them to play some games in my shows. I have found them to be very sturdy and I haven't had one break yet. Before we get onto them of course a classic for Wonder Kids is colouring pages so here are a few Inside out colouring pages, just click on them to print them out.
Lets get started, here is what you need:
Red, green, blue, yellow and purple ballons, you need 3 or more of each colour
Slip the end of the balloon over the flour filled bottle and then let it untwist. Turn your bottle upside down and empty the flour into the balloon.Then let the excess air out of the balloon very carefully and a little at a time (you do not want the flour to all come out too)!
Once you have all the air out of the balloon cut the neck of the balloon off. Take a second balloon and cut the neck off it and place your first filled balloon in to it (hole first), then repeat until you have at least three balloons. I did four layers.
You can now draw faces on the balls, yes you can just get the kids to draw the characters from Inside Out or you can get the kids to draw each others faces or draw a face to show how they are feeling at the moment? You can now play all sorts of ball games with these. I use them for ball and spoon races in my shows and because they are never perfectly spherical they tend to fall off a lot which makes the game harder and funnier.
To round off the new Minions Re-Mixed posts I have included here some great simple Birthday Party additions to really take a party to a new level. First check out this table deco, minions are a great theme for birthday parties because almost everything is available in both yellow and blue and the whole party is easy to bring together under a great bright theme.
This week I have great Inside out masks for your kids to create and play with. These are really super easy to do, as long as you get the colour and shape of the head right then the characters will look good.
I originally covered Minions back in 2014 and I included a memory game on that but this is a much better version and its been brought bang up to date with the super hero theming for the Marvel dominated world we live in at the moment.
Here is one of my favourite ideas from the original Minions post. Now with the extra Minion films that have come out we could make either the normal yellow minions or the Purple evil minions. These hats are super easy and all the supplies to make them should be really easy to find either online or at your local hobby store. I found everything at my local Hobbycraft shop.
This month I have so many awesome Inside Out inspired ideas to share with you. Lets start with week 1, I have two great free games for you. Before we crack on please do take a second to check out my Facebook Page, over a thousand parents are already joining in. You'll also find out about loads of public events I attend throughout the year. It's a free service so go and make the most of it.
Hello everybody, it's been a bonkers few weeks here at Wonder Kids, July was my busiest ever for my Wayne Wonder Magic Shows with over 40 bookings in a month! This included a show for my old primary school. I hadn't stepped foot in the place for about 20 years Then with the schools breaking up I've been distracted with having both my wife (who's a teacher) and daughter at home. Im back today though with a bumper blog post featuring four great Moana fun ideas plus we recently had a trip to Warwick Castle here in the UK so I will write a quick review on that too.
This time we are going to explore some very tasty treats that would fit perfectly with a Moana theme, also a great way of getting the kids into the kitchen, they can help put the kebabs together and with chopping up some of the veg too.
Welcome to another great week of TMNT fun. This week we have some brilliant games you can play with your little ninja’s. We have already explored some easy TMNT crafts and tasty snacks so I have linked to those at the bottom of this post.
If you haven't seen Big Hero 6 yet than go and get from your local library. For me it was a spontaneous trip to the cinema with my daughter and the only thing playing at the time was Big Hero 6, it is a brilliant adaptation of a Marvel comic that never really caught on. I have included some of my favourite clips below
This month we have more muppets than you can fit in a barrel! One of my all time favourite films is A Muppets Christmas Carol, Charles Dickens and puppets, it doesn't get much better.