So.. my kids and I recently were lucky enough to go and see the new Paddington Bear Movie. Oh and how much we enjoyed it. I was particularly impressed to hear The Englishman chuckling away. I could go on and on about what we thought about the Paddington Movie, but I will send you over […]
Recycled crafts is all around us at the moment – I love recycling at the best of times, but feel like the new year is even more of a reason to start on an environmental and thrifty footing. These jars really look lovely all lit up and I can’t wait to use them outdoors in […]
Welcome back to this week’s Kids Crafts – when we made clothes pins mermaids! Clothes pins mermaids have been “yet another” craft that have been on my mind/ to do list for AGES! I was waiting for my kids to be big enough to actually have a go and make some themselves. And as our […]
We made some cute little fridge magnets out of coloured salt dough recipe this week for a guest post on Make & Takes! Pop over to read more about them!
Welcome back to kids crafts and our four seaons crafts focussing on COLOUR! We started it a few months ago with our Winter Picture, full of light blues and whites. Followed by Spring Picture with pink blossoms, light greens and yellows. Today, we look at Summer and what summer means to us! If you love […]
Welcome back to this week’s how to.. Today I bring you “How to make Lavender Wands” – or Lavendelstäbe – another little left over from my (Germanic) “teen-hood”. I think I like the “lavender wand” name more – makes it sound all fairy like. I made two today and immediately they were “claimed” by Red Ted and his playdate. A scented wand each. Perfect.
How to make quick and easy lavender wands. Lavendelstäbe bastel anleitung.
Hello! Welcome back to Kids Get Crafty and today’s Summer Picture. As some of you may be aware, we are saving “one craft per month” for a Kids Art Calendar at the end of the year. As part of this we are working on our Four Season’s Pictures. So far we have winter, spring and […]
What isn’t there to love about Sunflowers? What better motif for Fingerprint Thank You Cards! This year we decided to take part in Nurture Store’s Sunflower Challenge, which is also linked to raising funds and awareness for the Compton Hospice. And to celebrate the challenge coming to an end at the end of the month, […]
Welcome to Weather Get Crafty – the crafty carnival that brings you weather themed crafts and tutorials from around the web! I was a “little” worried that we may not have enough weather inspired crafts… but once again you all proved me wrong.. from the simplest toddler crafts to advanced sewers tutorial hopefully you will […]
Well… this get crafty is all about “Under the Sea”… I decided to broaden the “subject” a little to “Water Get Crafty” as it always makes it a little easier for everyone to take part! There are some fabulously crafty ideas for you once again! What I love about this get crafty, is that its […]
During Summer Get Crafty, I was reminded to not forget the “babies amongst” us and that they too are budding artists. As part of this, I decided to do some “permanent” canvases with both Red Ted (2.5yrs) and Pip Squeak (8.5mths). matthews dream But first to our book: Matthew’s Dream, by Leo Lionni. […]