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Kids Crafts: Clothes Pins Mermaids

| August 8, 2012 | 33 Comments
Kids Crafts: Clothes Pins Mermaids

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 […]

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Kids Crafts: Crab & Turtle Fridge Magnets (Salt Dough Recipe)

| July 28, 2012 | 7 Comments
Kids Crafts: Crab & Turtle Fridge Magnets (Salt Dough Recipe)

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!  

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Kids Crafts: Summer Colours

| July 25, 2012 | 18 Comments
Kids Crafts: Summer Colours

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 […]

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How to… make a Lavender Wand

| August 12, 2011 | 30 Comments
How to… make a Lavender Wand

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.

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Kids Craft: Summer Picture Craft (Calendar Project)

| July 13, 2011 | 22 Comments
Kids Craft: Summer Picture Craft (Calendar Project)

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 […]

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Kids Crafts: Sunflower Thank You Cards

| June 29, 2011 | 44 Comments
Kids Crafts: Sunflower Thank You Cards

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, […]

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Weather Get Crafty – Weather Themed Crafts and Tutorials

| June 1, 2011 | 44 Comments
Weather Get Crafty – Weather Themed Crafts and Tutorials

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 […]

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Water Get Crafty – Fish & Summer Crafts to inspire you!

| May 1, 2011 | 33 Comments
Water Get Crafty – Fish & Summer Crafts to inspire you!

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 […]

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story + art = great stART – Matthew’s Dream & Painting with Kids

| August 4, 2010 | 79 Comments
story + art = great stART – Matthew’s Dream & Painting with Kids

  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. […]

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