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How to Make a Papier Mache Erupting Volcano for the Science Fair

| July 23, 2015 | 0 Comments
How to Make a Papier Mache Erupting Volcano for the Science Fair

Today we are sharing our very own Papier Mache Erupting Volcano, it was a relatively “quick project” that we made in a “last minute” hurry to celebrate my son’s “Hawaiian Day” at school. My son has been learning all about the Hawaiian Volcanoes – in particularly Mauna Loa and was very excited to recreate a volcanic […]

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TP Roll Cat Gift Boxes

| July 13, 2015 | 0 Comments
TP Roll Cat Gift Boxes

Our love affair with TP Rolls continues. Tp rolls are simply the best craft materials – especially when working with kids, but I think that these cute little kittens are adorable enough for anyone.. and the best think about these TP Roll Cats, is that they double up as GIFT BOXES too! Yes, how CUTE […]

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Bottle Top Castanets

| July 6, 2015 | 1 Comment
Bottle Top Castanets

Oh these cute little click clack toys or Bottle Top Castanets have been on my to do list simply forever. I first spotted this fabulous little idea many moons ago, when I did a 15 Musical Crafts round up. El Hada de Papel made a cute set, and we so wanted to have a go! […]

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Easy Craft Stick Dollies (or Lollipop Dolls)

| June 15, 2015 | 2 Comments
Easy Craft Stick Dollies (or Lollipop Dolls)

Today we have a little craft brought you by Pip Squeak! We have been eating a fair few ice lollies.. and the environmentally “friendly” so and so that I am, have been washing them and keeping them for the kids to craft with (yes, we have a stash of craft stick from the shops.. but […]

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Free Bunny Doll Pattern

| June 8, 2015 | 0 Comments
Free Bunny Doll Pattern

Sooo…. some of you may know, that this is a BIG YEAR for me.. a BIG YEAR in which I hit a BIG NUMBER. No, I am not talking about pageviews on the blog, or growing subscriptions on my YouTube channel (but whilst I have your attention, to pop over and subscribe 😉 ) I […]

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30 Shoe Box Craft Ideas

| May 13, 2015 | 2 Comments
30 Shoe Box Craft Ideas

Oh I am a bit of a hoarder of Shoe Boxes.. I don’t know what it is about them, I just love them – they come in that perfect “little size”, you can put things IN a shoebox, shoe boxes stack neatly and they come in all sorts of colours. We particularly shoe boxes, as […]

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Bubble Wrap Crafts – Rainy Cloud

| April 27, 2015 | 4 Comments
Bubble Wrap Crafts – Rainy Cloud

A few weeks ago, we were having exploring with Bubble Wrap Printing. It was something that we hadn’t done in aaages and the kids really enjoyed the process of painting and seeing all those little bubbles “emerge”.. lots of printing was done (and now we have lots of “wrapping paper all readily made”). We also […]

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Little Red Riding Hood Craft – TP Rolls Again!

| April 20, 2015 | 6 Comments
Little Red Riding Hood Craft – TP Rolls Again!

We do love a good TP Roll craft.. and today, we combine our TP Roll love with our love for Fairy Tales – creating a cute Little Red Riding Hood play set or story telling props. This craft was “designed” especially for the Kids Crafts 101 “Blog Hop” – a special series – bringing together 14 […]

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Kids Crafts 101 – 14 Gorgeous Kids Craft Ideas for Any Time Any Day!

| April 20, 2015 | 11 Comments
Kids Crafts 101 – 14 Gorgeous Kids Craft Ideas for Any Time Any Day!

Welcome! Today we kick off a very special two weeks of crafty fun for you, our Kids Crafts 101. I got together with a total of 14 WONDERFUL Crafty Bloggers from around the world, to bring you daily crafty inspiration – the brief for our ideas was simple: make it fun, make it for kids […]

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How to Make a Taggie Blanket – Easy Sewing Project

| April 15, 2015 | 0 Comments
How to Make a Taggie Blanket – Easy Sewing Project

Aaaah though my kids are now 7yrs and 5yrs… and many of our friends have “done” the baby “thing”, there is a new wave of babies around us… so lovely indeed. And as with previous friend’s babies, I LOVE to make my own baby gifts. In the past, I used to knit an adorable little […]

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Easy (Pirate) Cork Boats

| April 14, 2015 | 2 Comments
Easy (Pirate) Cork Boats

Here is a super cute and quick little craft fr you  – cork and rubber band boats. These are ridiculously easy and quick to do and yet are so cute and fun AND really float well. Once you start making these easy cork boats, you will soon find yourself with a whole regatta of them!!!! […]

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DIY Foldable Take Along Train Set

| April 13, 2015 | 1 Comment
DIY Foldable Take Along Train Set

Oh my oh my oh my! How I love it when we make something… and then one of my lovely readers sends me AMAZING photos of their version of our craft.. today we have a Fold Away Take Along Train Track Book by Adriana G! Yep, a bit of a mouthful, but you need it […]

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Egg Carton Easter Bunny

| April 1, 2015 | 1 Comment
Egg Carton Easter Bunny

Time for some more Easter Crafts for kids and all ages!! Today we have some more Egg Carton crafts for you – some adorable little Egg Carton Bunnies. I totally love that THIS Easter Bunny Craft, comes complete with “bunny basket” to carry around all those Easter Eggs the Easter Bunny has to hand out!!! […]

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Bottle Top Bugs & Mini Beasts

| March 23, 2015 | 2 Comments
Bottle Top Bugs & Mini Beasts

My kids have always enjoyed Junk Modelling. Pip Squeak’s junk modelling tends to consist of tp rolls, cardboard boxes and LOTS of tape. Red Ted, now 7, is gradually moving on and looking for “cooler things” to craft (I say GRADUALLY, as we have plenty of back to basic days too). A session of Bottle […]

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