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Paper Angel Printable

| December 12, 2013 | 2 Comments
Paper Angel Printable

We love the simple crafts too. As you know, we made a Loo Roll Angel earlier in the week – that was a “bigger undertaking”, but we also like keeping it simple at this time of year – that is where this Paper Angel Printable and our Christmas Photo Booth printables come in handy! Paper […]

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Origami ideas for kids

| November 21, 2013 | 0 Comments
Origami ideas for kids

If you’re looking for a different craft to introduce to your little ones, origami is a great option. You don’t need much equipment, it makes little in the way of mess and the skill levels differ greatly so you can find something fun for a child of any age to make. Plus, it’s something they’re […]

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Unicorn Hobby Horse Craft

| November 13, 2013 | 20 Comments
Unicorn Hobby Horse Craft

I was deliberating and deliberating and deliberating what our best Unicorn Party Craft would be – after all the kids are all of Preschool age and between 3yrs and 4yrs old. We were definitely going to do some unicorn cookie decorating, but I wanted something else too. And up popped Emilia Keriene in my “Ping […]

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Chinese New Year Crafts: Lantern Fairy Lights

| December 18, 2012 | 10 Comments
Chinese New Year Crafts: Lantern Fairy Lights

Here is another one of the classic Chinese New Year crafts for kids – lanterns made from a sheet of paper (and in this case a glass and a candle or set of fairy lights! Your choice).  Have distinct memories of making these for Fasching in primary school, but of course they are also a […]

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Kids Crafts: Paper Mache Dino Bank

| September 19, 2012 | 30 Comments
Kids Crafts: Paper Mache Dino Bank

I decided to quickly take advantage of the remaining days of holiday to make some Paper Mache Piggy Banks with the kids! They have recently really gotten into their ceramic piggy banks (don’t ask) and are forever playing with them. I thought a paper mache version maybe safer and less likely to break. With paper […]

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Kids Crafts: Pine Cone People & Paper Crafts

| June 13, 2012 | 14 Comments
Kids Crafts: Pine Cone People & Paper Crafts

As you may know, we were on holiday recently. We visited some family in the South of France. They surprised us with a big box of crafty goodies – as the first 2-3 days were rather rainy… so our 2 week holiday.. ended up rather more crafty than expected. I thought I would share what […]

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Kids Crafts: Butterfly Mobile

| June 6, 2012 | 25 Comments
Kids Crafts: Butterfly Mobile

As some of you may know, we have been watching caterpillars grow and transform into butterflies these past few weeks! Well, watching them grow and transform has been an exciting journey – culminating in us actually seeing one butterfly hatch. It was truly amazing and wonderful. I have photos to share for you, but they […]

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4th of July: Papercup & Ball Game

| May 23, 2012 | 9 Comments
4th of July: Papercup & Ball Game

Welcome back to this week’s kid crafts and I have a classic kids crafts for you today – our paper cup and ball game – it is a great introduction to Origami or paper folding activities for young children. I did this post for Pre K and K Sharing and you can see all the photos […]

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Kids Crafts: Solar System

| April 25, 2012 | 46 Comments
Kids Crafts: Solar System

Welcome back to this week’s Kids Crafts – our very own paper mache Solar System – ok, so it is “only” the sun, the earth and the moon, but it is a start and something to add to over time. We actually made it , mainly because the lovely people from Cubbykit sent it to […]

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Kids Crafts: Making Mini Books & Garden Journals

| March 21, 2012 | 31 Comments
Kids Crafts: Making Mini Books & Garden Journals

Welcome to this week’s kids’s craft – Making Mini Books, which we turned into our Kids’ Garden Journal! First we dif some gardening and then we made some mini books out ONE sheet of paper (very cool and very exciting). This mini book will become the children’s “Garden Journal” (or simply use it as a […]

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Kids Crafts: Weekly Link Up Party

| February 8, 2012 | 3 Comments
Kids Crafts: Weekly Link Up Party

Welcome back to Kids Get Crafty. This week we completed a Paper Bag Craft Challenge set by the gorgeous Tinkerlab… We posted it earlier this week. Want to see what we made…??? Then come and check this link out. In the meantime, a clue: In the meantime, I would LOVE to see what you got […]

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Kids Crafts: Paperbag Craft Challenge

| February 6, 2012 | 57 Comments
Kids Crafts: Paperbag Craft Challenge

You may have seen the magazine craft challenge a couple of month’s ago, now there is a fabulous Paperbag Craft challenge by Tinkerlab. I always get into a creative tizz when it comes to Tinkerlab’s challenges, as all the blogs taking part have such wonderfully creative ideas. After much pondering, we finally came up with […]

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How to… make Magazine Beads

| January 6, 2012 | 33 Comments
How to… make Magazine Beads

Welcome back to a thrifty and upcycled How To: Make Magazine Beads. Magazine beads are a popular craft amongst children and teens…but in fact they originated in Africa, where people make them for a living. So just because children make them in the “Western World”, don’t “knock them” until you have had a go. They […]

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How to.. Make Paper Quilled Butterflies (Guest Post)

| December 16, 2011 | 28 Comments
How to.. Make Paper Quilled Butterflies (Guest Post)

Remember the lovely Daisies from a few weeks back? Well Honey from Honeys Quilling is back and is sharing another wonderful tutorial with you – How to Make Paper Quilled Butterflies. I think they are beautiful! Why not give a quilling set to someone as a gift and have a go? I think it is […]

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