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DIY Wrapping Paper – Simple Snowflake

| December 23, 2012 | 0 Comments
DIY Wrapping Paper – Simple Snowflake

As you know, we always seem to need “last minute” wrapping paper here and there. So when we needed to wrap this present.. we recycled some tissue paper (the type that shops wrap your purchases in), added some red baker’s twine and then used some red paper scraps to make a snowflake. Literally strips of […]

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Christmas Crafts: Pom Pom Pinecone Trees

| December 21, 2012 | 5 Comments
Christmas Crafts: Pom Pom Pinecone Trees

I first spotted these oh so cute Pom Pom Pinecone Trees many moons ago. I thought they were totally adorable and great for kids. Then I half forgot about them, until I saw them again on Rainy Day Mum’s blog and thought “a perfect Christmas Craft for our Christmas playdate coming up”. So today, we […]

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Creative Countdown Day 20: Angel Tree Topper

| December 20, 2012 | 0 Comments
Creative Countdown Day 20: Angel Tree Topper

Woot woot we are on Day 20 of the Creative Christmas Countdown, Christmas is peak it at us from around the corner. And if like us you do not yet have an Angel Christmas Tree topper, here a wonderful Advent Activity brought to you by Mama Pea Pod. Mama Pea Pod is another established “Kid Blogger”, […]

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Kids Craft: Bauble Cards

| December 19, 2012 | 23 Comments
Kids Craft: Bauble Cards

I have a super duper simple and last minute Christmas Card Craft for you today. And one that very young children can help with too!!!! We made them, as Pip Squeak, watched me assemble our Teacher Appreciation Card and wanted to colour in some “baubles” too. So I drew some rough circles and let her have a […]

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Creative Christmas Day 18: Gingerbread House

| December 18, 2012 | 0 Comments
Creative Christmas Day 18: Gingerbread House

We are in the last week of the great Creative Christmas Countdown.. Already we have shared 17 wonderful kids activities from Kid Bloggers from around the world! I hope you have had fun so far. And today is Day 18!  And we have the wonderful Toddler Approved here to day to share activity. Toddler Approved […]

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Creative Christmas Day 16: Easy Christmas Candy Cane

| December 16, 2012 | 5 Comments
Creative Christmas Day 16: Easy Christmas Candy Cane

December really is flying by and already we can bring you Day 16 of your Virtual Advent Calendar! Only 8 days to go and we are “all done”. The Creative Christmas Countdown is a series of activities to do with your kids during the advent season. Each day, we bring you a need idea by […]

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Super Simple Christmas Wreath Craft

| December 14, 2012 | 13 Comments
Super Simple Christmas Wreath Craft

Recently, I was asked to write a simple craft idea for Organic Milk and their “No Nonsense Christmas Guide“… the idea being that you give the kids a range of activities to keep them happy and busy, whilst you get on with the last minute Christmas preparations. So today, I would love to share these […]

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Recycled Christmas Ornaments

| December 14, 2012 | 11 Comments
Recycled Christmas Ornaments

I made these recycled Christmas Ornaments “on a whim”, earlier in the week and thought I would share these with you today. Not only are they “recycled”, but they are also lovely keepsakes. The green Christmas Tree Ornament is made from one of Pip Squeak’s (stained) cardigans and the snowman is made from one Red […]

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Creative Christmas Day 14: Santa Treats

| December 14, 2012 | 3 Comments
Creative Christmas Day 14: Santa Treats

We are already on Day 14 of the Creative Christmas Countdown. My how time flies, it will be Christmas in no time!! I hope you have been enjoying this Virtual Advent Calendar brought to you by Creative With Kids, Red Ted Art and all those AMAZING 24 Kid bloggers. So many different and diverse ideas […]

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Creative Christmas Day 12: Paper Plate Bow Wreath

| December 12, 2012 | 3 Comments
Creative Christmas Day 12:  Paper Plate Bow Wreath

And already we are on Day 12 of the Creative Christmas Countdown, a virtual advent calendar created to you by Creative With Kids , Red Ted Art and 24 wonderful Kid Bloggers! I hope you have been enjoying the calendar to date. Not only will you find a fun Christmassy activity, but also a “tip of the day” […]

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Kids Craft: Santa Corks (& Santa Bowling)

| December 12, 2012 | 28 Comments
Kids Craft: Santa Corks (& Santa Bowling)

So! Today I have a quirky little craft that can go “two ways”: either you make our cute little Santa Craft and hang it up on your tree as an ornament. Or you make at least 6 of these and create your very own little Santa Craft bowling game. Which will it be? We set […]

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Creative Christmas Day 10: Decorated Windows

| December 10, 2012 | 5 Comments
Creative Christmas Day 10: Decorated Windows

Welcome back to Day 10 of your Creative Christmas Countdown, so wonderful to still have you along our Christmas Advent journey! For those of you unfamiliar, the Creative Christmas Countdown, is a Virtual Advent Calendar of fun kid activities, brought to you by Creative With Kids , Red Ted Art and 24 wonderful Kid Bloggers! Hopefully you will […]

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Quick Craft: Santa Stickman

| December 9, 2012 | 6 Comments
Quick Craft: Santa Stickman

You may know that we have a soft spot for “Stick Men”. We have made quite a few in our crafty times.. and they are a firm favourite after a walk in the park. xx From Summer 2011 – see the original stickman craft post here. From Autumn 2010 – see the original post + […]

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Creative Christmas Day 8 – Naughty or Nice

| December 8, 2012 | 5 Comments
Creative Christmas Day 8 – Naughty or Nice

It is Day 8 of the Creative Christmas Countdown! Your virtual advent calendar to see you through to Christmas. Brought to you by Creative With Kids , Red Ted Art and 24 wonderful Kid Bloggers!! Today it is time to find out whether you have been Naughty or Nice! Oh-oh! Which haev you been? The craft is […]

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