So I don’t know whether ‘Mushroom Makes’ will be a regular thing but I’m sure I’ll be posting his creations from school soon enough and you may have noticed I can’t resist a little alliteration (see?) so a new post category is born!

Last week, Mushroom was lamenting the fact he couldn’t wear a pair of his favourite trousers as he’d fallen in them and they had a big hole in one knee. I asked whether he’d like to recycle them and he was wide-eyed, ‘Make them into something else? Like a bottle or tissues?’ (We have talked about recycling mostly in the context of glass, paper and plastic). I said we could make new clothes and trouser puppets. So here’s a slideshow of our efforts:

This slideshow requires JavaScript.

We were very proud of ourselves and the shorts are a firm wardrobe favourite now!