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World Book Day Craft: Easy Bookmarks

| February 19, 2014 | 4 Comments
World Book Day Craft: Easy Bookmarks

We love our books and what better way to celebrate our love for our books with a craft on World Book Day. The kids were keen to make something that related to ALL of their books. Mmmmmh, so I needed something that could easily be repeated for a number of our favourite books, without of […]

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World Book Day: 6 Zoo Books & a TP Roll Craft

| February 19, 2014 | 3 Comments
World Book Day: 6 Zoo Books & a TP Roll Craft

Our love relationship with Toilet Paper Rolls continue. We have always been a fan of TP Rolls and have made many many things from them (check out our whole Loo Roll Category for more!!). They free, versatile and environmentally friendly. And great for kids who like to make more and more and more and more. […]

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Grass Caterpillars

| February 17, 2014 | 16 Comments
Grass Caterpillars

On my Facebook Page, I ask my readers to share their activities with us… Wendy  made these FANTASTIC Grass Caterpillars with her Gardening Group (check out our smaller Grass Heads too). She used the length of the leg of a pair of tights – each leg made three caterpillars… and: “I mixed a handful of […]

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How to Make Seed Bombs Recipe

| February 12, 2014 | 15 Comments
How to Make Seed Bombs Recipe

Making this Seed Bombs Recipe is quick and easy – it is a great gardening for kids activity and also makes a good gift that kids can make. You can actually make these at any time of year, but you “use” the seed bombs depending on the flower type you have chosen – usually early […]

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Fairy Tale Crafts: Cork People

| February 6, 2014 | 3 Comments
Fairy Tale Crafts: Cork People

So.. how did we end up with this huge set of Fairy Tale Crafts – we have a Rapunzel Craft, a Snow White Craft and a Little Red Riding Hood Craft all in one + an extra Cindrealla (though Pip Squeak did say, she will be making her a prince very soon. Well, the Fairy […]

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Fairy Tale Crafts: 3 Little Pigs

| February 5, 2014 | 22 Comments
Fairy Tale Crafts: 3 Little Pigs

Just as I decide to focus a little more on fairy tales and nusery rhymes and look at what fun Fairy Tale Crafts we can do, Red Ted comes home from school telling me that they are “doing fairy tales”. Perfect timing then! Crafts for Fairy Tales are a great way of bringing the story […]

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Tissue Paper Flower Lollipops

| January 28, 2014 | 9 Comments
Tissue Paper Flower Lollipops

If you are looking for some flower craft ideas, you may like these super simple but pretty tissue paper flower lollipops.  I recycled old tissue paper from a REAL bunch of flowers I got to make these adorable roses crafts. So easy to make and would be a great little gift to a friend, a […]

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Valentine’s Decoration: Stuffed Heart Valentines

| January 28, 2014 | 6 Comments
Valentine’s Decoration: Stuffed Heart Valentines

Welcome  to Jaime from hands on : as we grow her wonderful Valentine’s Decoration come Valentines Gifts that Kids can Make depending on how you choose to use it. It is part of our 31 Days of Love series, which is slowly coming to an end (boo). Check out the  Valentine’s Cards  and Valentines Treats shared previously! I’m thrilled to join in on Maggy’s […]

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No Sew Horse Puppet

| January 23, 2014 | 10 Comments
No Sew Horse Puppet

Sooooo we have been thinking about The Year of The Horse for a couple of weeks now and I was determined to make some sort of Horse Craft with the kids… after much oohing and aaahing, we decided on a sock puppet – we used my hot glue gun to have avoid any sewing… which […]

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Waldorf Math Gnomes

| January 17, 2014 | 4 Comments
Waldorf Math Gnomes

I heard about Waldorf Math Gnomes many moons ago and it something that I have wanted to make for a while. I didn’t want to have to buy “special” wooden pegs – I love NOT using “special” supplies when crafting, so was thinking about how I could make these Waldorf Math Gnomes using ordinary materials.. […]

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Rainbow Fairy Dolly Pegs

| January 15, 2014 | 8 Comments
Rainbow Fairy Dolly Pegs

Ever since we have had Pixies visiting our house, the kids are into everything magical BIG TIME – including of course Fairies. So it was high time we made some mroe Fairy Dolly Pegs (we made some Tinkerbell Dolly Pegs a while back, but we itched for new ones). I started the process off by […]

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Valentine’s Gifts: Heart Stone Crafts

| January 14, 2014 | 5 Comments
Valentine’s Gifts: Heart Stone Crafts

As you know we love all Nature Crafts, especially Stone Crafts! And the upcoming Valentine’s Day is the perfect excuse to make some of these lovely Heart Stones. What I like the most about these stones, is that they are super tacticle. Slip them in your pocket and know that a loved one is there. […]

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Fairy (Matchbox) Postbox & Free Printable Envelopes

| January 11, 2014 | 8 Comments
Fairy (Matchbox) Postbox & Free Printable Envelopes

Some of you may know that we have had some Pixies visiting this Christmas. They arrived through our wonderfully pretty Magic Fairy Door at the beginning of December and kept us company right until 3 Kings Day! At this point our Pixies had to go home again. The kids of course, were sad to see […]

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Recycled Crayons: Valentine’s Gifts for Kids

| January 8, 2014 | 13 Comments
Recycled Crayons: Valentine’s Gifts for Kids

After the success of our Christmas Stars Gift that the kids made for their friends, they wanted another go this Valentine’s… well that was easy enough, we hadn’t used any of the other colours – so plenty of Crayons left to recycle. We made a mix of colours this time – blues, greens, reds, oranges […]

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