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Easter Craft for Preschoolers: Hen & Chick Nest

| April 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
Easter Craft for Preschoolers: Hen & Chick Nest

Here is an adorable craft I stumbled across amongst my German friends… make a Hen & Chick Nest from Egg Cartons, Eggs and a lovely little hen printable! I love this Easter Craft, as it is great for Preschoolers too – nothing too tricky, save for cutting out the hen, but you can help them […]

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Food Dye Coloured Easter Eggs

| April 15, 2014 | 11 Comments
Food Dye Coloured Easter Eggs

The lovely people from 3M recently challenged me to come up with some fun crafts using Scotch Magic Tape and it’s special properties. Scotch Magic Tape is a  wonderful tape – that is instantly repositionable, has a great matt finish that you can write on with a pencil or pen, won’t yellow or go brittle […]

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Glitter Egg Diorama

| April 1, 2014 | 6 Comments
Glitter Egg Diorama

So, it is time for some egg decorating ideas in our house. A while back, this adorable little Glitter Egg Chick from Willow Day caught my eye, and I knew that with my glitter obsessed children, we had to have a go at these adorable little Glitter Egg Dioramas. I encouraged the kids to come […]

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Pom Pom Birds / Chicks

| March 24, 2014 | 4 Comments
Pom Pom Birds / Chicks

The kids and I are Pom Pom mad right now… I come down in the mornings and our Pom Pom seem to just multiply of their own accord. We have our new Pom Pom Maker to thank for that. Needless to say, you can make pom poms with two circular peices of card, a fork […]

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Egg Decorating Ideas: Yoda Easter Egg

| March 17, 2014 | 1 Comment
Egg Decorating Ideas: Yoda Easter Egg

Yep.. first we had Batman and Robin.. then we had a Dalek Egg (for those Dr Who fans out there)… and THEN we had YODA! Yep, non other than Starwars’ favourite character: Yoda! These were all Red Ted’s creations last year.. and he loved every single one of them. We have had some casualities.. as he […]

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Humpty Dumpty Crafts – Egg Decorating

| March 10, 2014 | 3 Comments
Humpty Dumpty Crafts – Egg Decorating

So… we had some wonderful Fairy Tales and Fairy Tale Crafts recently.. and I thought it would be fun to explore some Nursery Rhymes and crafts to go with them. We already have a popular 5 Little Ducks Went Swimming One Day craft, as well as some little walnut mice, perfect for a Hickory Dickory […]

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Bunny & Rabbit Crafts (and some cheeky Carrots!)

| March 4, 2014 | 10 Comments
Bunny & Rabbit Crafts (and some cheeky Carrots!)

Bunnies and rabbits are BIG in our house. Both the kids “comforters” are and were Rabbits. So it is only natural for us to explore some bunny crafts… and as Easter is around the corner, bunny crafts are just perfect for your Easter craft inspiration too. So I set my fellow crafty bloggers the challenge […]

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Quick Toilet Paper Roll Bunnies – East Crafts for Kids

| March 4, 2014 | 9 Comments
Quick Toilet Paper Roll Bunnies – East Crafts for Kids

Here is probably one of my quickest TP Roll Crafts yet (well, this one and our TP Roll Doodle Owl) – both make the most of the toilet paper roll’s natural colour – so there is no painting or decorating required first. Just a snip and glue and a little pen and done: you have […]

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Carrot Cupcake Decorations

| March 3, 2014 | 1 Comment
Carrot Cupcake Decorations

We love baking over at Life at The Zoo… Cooking with kids is something that I am passionate about, but also need to make more time for. We also like to make things FUN. So we took our easy basic Carrot Cake recipe, turned it into muffins AND then decorated them with little ready roll […]

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Egg Decorating: Easter Bunny Craft

| March 3, 2014 | 2 Comments
Egg Decorating: Easter Bunny Craft

Soooo… around about this time of year we start “blowing out” all our eggs so that we can decorate and keep them (until they break! Ha!). This year Red Ted (6) managed to blow out his very first egg. He was SO proud of himself!! If you pop over to our “egg blowing” post, there […]

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Valentine’s Treats: Bird Nests

| January 16, 2014 | 4 Comments
Valentine’s Treats: Bird Nests

Today we have the Sugar Aunts visiting for the 31 Days of Love , they shaer their adorable Valentines Treat , which I know I will doing again at Easter – a great idea for two occasions! We are very excited to join you to join you today on the 31 Days of Love.  Creating fun treats for Valentine’s Day […]

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Egg Cozy Hat Pattern

| November 16, 2013 | 3 Comments
Egg Cozy Hat Pattern

I taught myself to crochet a couple of years ago. And the key things with things like crochet or knitting is to keep at it. So every so often, I find mini crochet projects to keep me up to speed. I was busy putting together a Breakfast Hamper Gift set (great for New Mums or […]

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Crafty Goodness at Rococo Chocolates with Achica

| March 29, 2013 | 2 Comments
Crafty Goodness at Rococo Chocolates with Achica

Well.. if you had said to me chococolate is crafty, I would have said “no, it is good, but not crafty”. But after my morning at Rococo Chocolates in Knightsbridge thanks to the fantastic team at Achica, I rapidly changed my minds (and regretted forgetting my “big” camera – iphones just don’t do it just). […]

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Easy Easter Bunny Masks

| March 29, 2013 | 3 Comments
Easy Easter Bunny Masks

We were challenged by Scotch Tape to make some simple Easter Bunny masks out of some of their products. Materials: an A4 sheet of card per mask, some fun colourful (Scotch) tape, grease proof paper (important!) clear tape, scissors, elastic We used our Superhero Mask template as a basis. I prepped some whiskers and a nose […]

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