Day 1 Mythical Creatures

Create a cave for a mythical creature using geodesic domes

Equipment – cocktail sticks and mini marshmallows/midget gems

Here is a great demonstration ->

Create a unicorn rainbow with a mirror

Equipment – small mirror, glass or shallow bowl of water, torch 

Position your glass of water on a table and then place the mirror inside it at an angle.

Make sure that the room is completely dark. …

Take the flashlight and aim the light towards the mirror that you placed inside the glass.

Watch a rainbow appear from the angle of your mirror.

Create a pipe cleaner dragon book mark

Create dragon eggs

Equipment – playdough, salt dough or plastercine; sequins, tiny shells, painted tiny stones, anything that looks like jewels

Using either playdough, salt dough or plastercine shape it into an egg as big or small as you like. Decorate with anything shiny to create a beautiful dragon egg.

salt dough recipe 

1 cupful of plain flour (about 250g)

half a cupful of table salt (about 125g)

half a cupful of water (about 125ml)

Make a mermaid whirligig

Equipment – One paper plate per mermaid:Your mermaid printable, click here for a template

there is a design your own hair mermaid.. and a finished one

Pens for coloring in and decorating your mermaid printable; Scissors; brushes and glue stick; String and stapler for hanging

Stick the template onto a paper plate with glue and cut out. Decorate with pens or paint. Staple the string to the back of the mermaids head and hold up and watch it spin! Make another one and make the tail either thinner or thicker and see if that makes the mermaid spin quicker of slower