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Muddy Faces craft activities

We have a fab selection of fire craft, whittling, felting and weaving step-by-step activities.

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How to make char cloth

Make your own char cloth to use with flint and steel fire lighting – it is super quick and easy to do.

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A selection of our fire guides & activities - for inspiration & confidence to bring fire to your setting.

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Simple split stick animal

An activity showing you how to whittle yourself a woodland creature, with help from author Richard Irvine

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Weaving on a rustic peg loom

Weaving on a peg loom is a wonderful craft activity; so simple to use and the results are fantastic!

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Felting - a guide

From fibres to needles, tools to resources, an informative guide to making felt.

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Pewter - making a mould or cast

A guide to using clay or cuttlefish bones to create a cast for pewter.

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Natural dyes

An in depth activity requiring cooking over a fire (or inside if necessary) but what an amazing science experiment whilst physically connecting with nature.

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Making charcoal

How to make charcoal from pieces of willow.

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Whittle your own hazel knife

Carve a wooden knife in a few minutes!

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We're adding to our activities sections all the time - you'll often find a new craft or art activity to inspire you ...

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Our latest outdoor play & learning activity ideas!

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campfire craft

A selection of campfire craft activities (including pewter craft) for older children & adults attending a forest school or outdoor classroom setting.

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Tool use & Traditional Crafts

A selection of guides to tool use and activities that include the use of simple tools used in early years woodworking provision like palm drills and hammers.

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weaving & wool

Simple wool craft ideas for children, and felting & weaving activities for older children and adults that require more support.

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