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Christmas decoration template

To celebrate the festive season and say thank you for your support in the we are stardust adventure, I have gifted you presents on each Sunday in Advent. For this last Sunday in Advent, I've created two simple decorations using the reindeer and christmas tree illustrations from my Christmas cards. They are free to download, easy to make and would be perfect as a stocking filler and Christmas Day or Boxing Day activity. If you haven't seen the other gifts, take a look at the Christmas cracker template  and the cracker facts, both free to download. Do tag any photos of your creations with #stardustadvent2018 as I'd love to see what you create. - Download the Christmas decoration template [PDF, 2.3MB] - ...

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Christmas cracker facts

As much as I love a cheesy cracker joke their joy is fleeting. With these we are stardust facts about Christmas trees and reindeers you also get a Moment of Wonder question to inspire you to think back over the year about special memories, things you achieved and knowledge that made you see the world in a new, wonderful way. Download these festive facts, print on recycled paper, cut out and tuck into your crackers (if you fancy some crafting, you can also download the we are stardust mini cracker template). Place the cracker on the Christmas table and wait for your loved ones to be inspired by a moment of wonder for the natural world!If you'd like to share a photo of your mini...

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Christmas cracker template

To celebrate the festive season and say thank you for your support in the we are stardust adventure, I am gifting you presents on each Sunday in Advent. For this second Sunday in Advent, I am gifting you a mini Christmas cracker template. I have wanted to create Christmas crackers to stock in my shop for a long time but the small quantities mean it is hard to get them printed at the right price point. Instead I thought I'd create a template for we are stardust mini Christmas crackers that anyone can download and use.  Growing up, Christmas crafting was a part of the festivities and I have really enjoyed testing out these mini crackers. You can buy snaps quite cheaply...

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Moments of Wonder Gallery - Autumn 2018

“Deeper understanding confers that most precious thing - wonder.” - Professor Brian Cox   As the Earth follows its orbit, the Northern Hemisphere tips away from the sun and we say goodbye to my favourite season: Autumn.  I've loved looking through the autumnal images on the #amomentofwonder hashtag I started on Instagram for us to share discoveries and explorations that spark wonder. They capture all that I cherish about this season: the smell of the incoming cold on the wind that lifts thousands of golden and red leaves into the air; the low sun in the sky giving us golden sunsets; ripe fruits and berries; slow cooked food eaten by candlelight; and misty mornings that make our walks damp and mysterious. As I looked at the...

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Five ways We Are Stardust is eco friendly

“We are stardust loves wilderness; it is for those who love adventures, exploring and discovering. Cards are created with respect and awe for the natural world." - we are stardust about page Human-made climate change is real It is beyond doubt that human-made climate change is real. The International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) most recent report cites over 6,000 scientific articles and was prepared by 91 authors and review editors from 40 countries: 97% of climate scientists agree climate change is caused by greenhouse gases released in to the atmosphere by humans. The IPCC report released on 8 October 2018 showed that the current 1C increase in global warming above pre-industrial levels is already having negative consequences with extreme weather...

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