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DIY Bouncy Balls – A Great Way to Use Up Rainbow Loom Bands

| April 28, 2015 | 7 Comments
DIY Bouncy Balls – A Great Way to Use Up Rainbow Loom Bands

Oh my kids ADORE Rainbow Loom Bands.. and last Summer, that was all they did…. rainbow loom bands, rainbow loom bands, rainbow loom bands. They have tons of them. As my kids are still a little younger (7yrs and 5yrs), there are only so many different patterns that they can manage (mainly the inverted fishtail* […]

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Cardboard Pirate Ship (Photo Booth & Play Ship)

| April 23, 2015 | 0 Comments
Cardboard Pirate Ship (Photo Booth & Play Ship)

Both my kids ADORE pretend play… and when we have friends over, they are always dressing up and different characters and “things”. So when Delights asked me to create a Cardboard Box Pirate Ship Photo Booth, I knew I was on to a winner… not only is this cardboard box pirate ship a GREAT prop […]

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Skylanders Birthday Party Cake

| February 24, 2015 | 0 Comments
Skylanders Birthday Party Cake

So… this year’s “thing” among the boys in Red Ted’s class is SKYLANDERS. I confess, that we do not own a wii or any sort of games portal, but that my son has a lot of the Skylanders figures. I think they are cool and he loves to play with them. He takes his Skylanders […]

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Simple Pajama Party Teddy Invites (or is it Pyjama ?!)

| February 20, 2015 | 0 Comments
Simple Pajama Party Teddy Invites (or is it Pyjama ?!)

Oh the dilemmas of blogging.. here I was, going to do a quick and easy post on “Pyjama party” invites, when I am suddenly faced with the conundrum of international spellings. I believe it is Pajama in the Us and Pyjama in the UK.. maybe I should simply stick with PJs?! Argh. Anyway, I digress. […]

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Fantastic Mr Fox Mask for World Book Day

| February 9, 2015 | 0 Comments
Fantastic Mr Fox Mask for World Book Day

So here we are – once again, with a guest post over on Party Delights! This week, we made a Fantastic Mr Fox Mask – perfect for all Roald Dahl fans, planning crafts and activities for World Book Day. We love dressing up a the Fantastic Mr Fox, as the kids can wear “normal clothes” […]

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Elsa Barbie Doll Cake

| November 19, 2014 | 4 Comments
Elsa Barbie Doll Cake

Now a barbie doll cake is nothing new.. the lovely Ali from Kids Chaos tells me her mother use to make it for her when she was a child… awww.  It is however new for me.. especially since cake decorating isn’t my strong point (I usually cheat and “plonk a toy on top” – our […]

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Mini Ghost Pinatas – 5min Paper Cup Craft for Halloween

| October 24, 2014 | 2 Comments
Mini Ghost Pinatas – 5min Paper Cup Craft for Halloween

Welcome back to this special edition of Poppy Cat HALLOWEEN. Oh yes, Halloween can be a little spooky this time of year, but Poppy Cat and her friends know how to the take the spook out of Halloween and make it fun instead. Halloween is an opportunity to play lots of fun games and get dressed […]

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Bee Shooter Craft

| August 6, 2014 | 4 Comments
Bee Shooter Craft

Welllll… now here is a cute little craft – thanks to one of the new mums at our school! I had made “shooters” before – and the kids had a great time playing shooter games  with them. Recenly, the lovely Tinkerlab brought her fantastic new book and this contains some adorable Rocket Shooters – that […]

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Alice in Wonderland Crafts – Card Soldiers

| June 9, 2014 | 4 Comments
Alice in Wonderland Crafts – Card Soldiers

My lovely brother and sister in law recently had an “Alice in Wonderland” themed wedding… and they put me in charge of some kids’ activities/ crafts for the “morning after the night before”. So, I had a little ponder and thought it would be good to have a range of different alice in wonderland crafts […]

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Disney’s Frozen Craft – Puppets

| May 27, 2014
Disney’s Frozen Craft – Puppets

Well, it really is FROZEN mania here. I guess everyone is Frozen mad right now. I don’t know what it is about Frozen, but it has somehow captured the hearts and imagination of children all over the world (and maybe mine too). Really, this Disney movie is just wonderful. I hear the kids playing out […]

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Paper Cup Party Popper Craft

| May 26, 2014
Paper Cup Party Popper Craft

We love quick and easy crafts – crafts that you can do in 5 minutes, but that give the kids hours of fun. When my father bought us a take away coffee and then said “want to keep the cups”, I said “no”.. and then “actually, yes” (darn, why did you ask… more things for […]

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Paper Teacup Printable & Tea Party Games

| May 6, 2014 | 187 Comments
Paper Teacup Printable & Tea Party Games

So… we have just had a WONDERFUL few days behind us – we had a very special Family Wedding – an Alice in Wonderland Wedding!!! Though I can’t share pictures of the gorgeous bride and groom, I can share with you some of the fun little Alice in Wonderland crafts and decorations from the day. […]

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Unicorn Party Ideas

| December 27, 2013 | 4 Comments
Unicorn Party Ideas

So, I was quite pleased when Pip Squeak decided to have a Unicorn Party.. a nice change from Princess Party themes (not that there is anything wrong with a princess party of course!!). A unicorn party allowed for lots of lovely horse crafts, as well as some rainbow fun. Brilliant. So Unicorn Party it is. […]

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New Year’s Eve Ideas

| December 13, 2013 | 6 Comments
New Year’s Eve Ideas

New Year’s Eve always surprises me.. it seems so long away with the big build up to Christmas and suddenly it is THERE. Oh my what to do for New Year’s Eve. To be honest, we generally have a pretty low key New Year’s Eve as the kids have been quite little to date. But […]

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