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Toilet Roll Santa (Nikolo)

| November 1, 2013 | 9 Comments
Toilet Roll Santa (Nikolo)

The Toilet Roll Craft Mania continues. Clearly we either have too many toilet rolls in our house! But we still adore crafting with them, as they are ever the thrifty craft material for kids. So. After our Toilet Roll Rudolph and our Toilet Roll Snowmen, we now have a Toilet Roll Santa to share. In […]

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Toilet Roll Snowman

| October 30, 2013 | 26 Comments
Toilet Roll Snowman

There isn’t an inch of snow in sight yet.. in fact, we never really get much snow here… but the kids where drawing the “school Christmas cards” this week and came home wanting to make snowmen…. so snowmen it was and what else than a TOILET ROLL SNOWMAN! You know us and loo rolls.. can’t […]

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Hands-On Holiday

| October 23, 2013 | 0 Comments
Hands-On Holiday

I would love to take the opportunity to introduce fellow Mom, blogger and parenting guru Modern Parents Messy Kids and her new ebook Hands-On Holiday. This is a fabulous ebook to see you  through from Fall to Thanks Giving to Christmas. Click here to view more details Here is why you may enjoy the ebook: […]

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Toilet Roll Reindeer Rudolph

| October 7, 2013 | 8 Comments
Toilet Roll Reindeer Rudolph

Here is a little “blast from the past”… I created this Toilet Roll Reindeer, goodness, three years ago for The Guardian online and it has taken me this long to share this Loo Roll craft with you too! You can tell how my “images” look a bit dated…. and the kids are missing, as The […]

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15 Homemade Ornaments for Christmas

| October 3, 2013 | 6 Comments
15 Homemade Ornaments for Christmas

We Heart Homemade Ornaments! You may have noticed that we go Homemade Ornament crazy around from now until December. I am not sure what is about Autumn but all the nature crafts and walnut crafts lend themselves perfectly for Ornament making, which make dear little gifts in the run to Christmas. We have already shared 15 Homemade […]

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Nature Crafts: Angel

| September 30, 2013 | 1 Comment
Nature Crafts: Angel

I made this little Acorn Angel a couple of weeks ago, as part of an Autumn Nature Crafts session with the kids. The idea of crafting with nature, is that you collect everything you can find and then when you get home, see “if you can see shapes” in them. Does something remind you of […]

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Super Simple Advent Calendar

| September 27, 2013 | 17 Comments
Super Simple Advent Calendar

Can you believe that I thought of this easy advent calendar idea a year ago? But it was already December and I thought that most of you would have gotten your advent calendars sorted already… So finally, it is time to share it with you in the next “big rush” to Christmas! This is the […]

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Christmas Gifts Ideas That Kids Can Make

| September 23, 2013 | 23 Comments
Christmas Gifts Ideas That Kids Can Make

If you are looking for Christmas Gift Ideas that kids can make, look no further. In fact, these gift ideas are great crafts for all year round – be it Mother’s Day, Father’s Day or just a special birthday. I am a great believer in that kids should be making as many as their gifts […]

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DIY Wrapping Paper Ideas

| September 16, 2013 | 14 Comments
DIY Wrapping Paper Ideas

Last year, we went through a “spate” of making our own wrapping paper. It was partly due to the fact, that we had RUN OUT of wrapping paper, but also because I thought it would be fun to involve the kids in making our own wrapping paper. A great outlet for their creativity, with a […]

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Alternative Gift Ideas: Craft Box

| September 14, 2013 | 34 Comments
Alternative Gift Ideas: Craft Box

I don’t know about you, but out house is full of toys! Toys toys toys. And it is with a little dread that we head into our Birthday and Christmas season – it means yet more toys! Of course I want my children to have wonderful Birthdays and presents form a big part of this. […]

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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 | 12 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 | 16 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 | 29 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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