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Walnut Owls

| September 4, 2013 | 15 Comments
Walnut Owls

We love Walnut Crafts – walnuts are one of my favourite “craft materials” ever (I may be fibbing there, I am rather partial to Toilet Roll Crafts too) – and probably this stems from early childhood memories of making walnut boats and walnut babies…. Walnut crafts are also part of Autumn for me – as […]

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Felt Heart Craft Keyring – Gifts That Kids Can Make

| August 28, 2013 | 11 Comments
Felt Heart Craft Keyring – Gifts That Kids Can Make

We love it when our craft session ends in gifts that kids can make… these adorable little felt heart crafts are just that – turn them into key rings or zipper pulls on your school bags and you have a lovely little gift to give to a relative or a friend. We are craft mad […]

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Puzzle Pieces Crafts: Snowflakes

| May 8, 2013 | 12 Comments
Puzzle Pieces Crafts: Snowflakes

So.. I was challenged to come up with some Puzzle Pieces Craft ideas.. we all have puzzles with the odd pieces missing. Rather than throw away that puzzle, think of all the puzzle crafts you could make! A tricky one at first, but the more you get into it, the more ideas come to you! […]

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Kids Crafts: 3 Kings

| April 24, 2013 | 27 Comments
Kids Crafts: 3 Kings

Yes… that is right, Easter has barely gone and “already” we are making Three Wise Men! Well and a king and a queen and a princess… I think Easter and the Easter story brought Christmas back to front of mind and Red Ted asked if we could make some King. I am not sure of […]

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Salt Dough Recipe: Valentine’s Decorations

| January 11, 2013 | 38 Comments
Salt Dough Recipe: Valentine’s Decorations

Sharing these with the first #GetYourCraftOn challenge. I know that salt dough decorations and salt dough recipes were “all the rage” this winter. Lots of people had ago at making salt dough Christmas tree decorations – which is understandable, as they are salt dough is so easy to make and great fun for both adults […]

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Kids Crafts: Penguin Finger Print Cards (Thank You Cards)

| December 31, 2012 | 5 Comments
Kids Crafts: Penguin Finger Print Cards (Thank You Cards)

Sorry – this Kids Craft post went out 2 days early. Apologies. I hope you enjoy it anyway! Now that Christmas is almost over (we are still looking forward to 3 Kings Day), I set the “kids to work” and we made some Fingerprint Penguin cards as Thank You Cards for relatives. I have to […]

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Kids Craft: 3 Kings Day Craft

| December 26, 2012 | 4 Comments
Kids Craft: 3 Kings Day Craft

TP Roll Crowns   I do hope you have had a wonderful Christmas Day!! I am briefly back to share some “crafts from the past”, with two little crafts to help celebrate 3 Kings Day, as well as provide the weekly Kids Craft party for you!!! ! We do love to celebrate 3 Kings Day […]

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Merry Christmas!

| December 24, 2012 | 7 Comments
Merry Christmas!

Instead of my annual “Christmas Photo” Pip Squeak (3yrs) wanted to “sing” you a little song! Merry Christmas Everyone! Thank you for all your love and support in 2012 and here is to a fantastic 2013!!

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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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