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Spring Activities: Cress Heads

| February 25, 2014 | 14 Comments
Spring Activities: Cress Heads

Cress Heads are such a CLASSIC Spring activity for kids – they are quick, easy and so so fun. Oh and they are quite inexpensive too!!! This is something you can do year in year out and kids will never tire of making their own Cress Head characters. In fact… you could have a competition […]

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Grass Caterpillars

| February 17, 2014 | 18 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 | 17 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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Flower Craft Ideas

| February 3, 2014 | 7 Comments
Flower Craft Ideas

I don’t know about you, but I do love some flower crafts ideas to cheer me up. Flowers are so pretty at ANY time of year – colourful and just lovely. I often feel “guilty” though about having cut flowers (occassionally, I guess that is fine), so I like to surround myself with flower crafts […]

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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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Tissue Paper Flower Fairy Lights

| January 27, 2014 | 4 Comments
Tissue Paper Flower Fairy Lights

Materials: LED Fairy Lights (these do not heat up, do NOT use non LED lights), tissue paper, tape, scissors We love fairy lights at any time of year. These blossom fairy lights are particularly pretty, as they brighten up your fire place or door way during the day, and then again in the evening. 1) […]

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Flower and Leaf Crafts

| July 3, 2013 | 5 Comments
Flower and Leaf Crafts

Summer is such a lovely time of year – finally we get to spend more time outdoors and the trees and flowers around us are in full swing. My kids adore picking flowers (or more like weeds, I don’t let them pick everything) or collecting fallen petals and leaves. We are always careful not to […]

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Flower Crowns & Flower Play

| May 22, 2013 | 11 Comments
Flower Crowns & Flower Play

Well… it really IS that time of year – the the trees are blooming, the daisies are sprouting and flowers and blossoms are appearing everywhere – and my little girl, simply cannot resist PLAYING WITH FLOWERS and this weekend we made some easy peasy Flower Crowns for her teddies. It all started many moons ago […]

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Butterfly Canvas Craft

| April 30, 2013 | 3 Comments
Butterfly Canvas Craft

Spring really IS taking it’s time to arrive this year, isn’t it?! If you a tired of the cold, wet and dreary weather, why not take the opportunity to brighten up your home and bring a little Spring indoors? Here are some ideas for you and your family to enjoy! Butterfly Art Materials: a plain […]

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The Four Seasons – Spring Craft

| April 10, 2013 | 14 Comments
The Four Seasons – Spring Craft

Sooo. Some of you may know, that we now have a tradition of exploring The Four Seasons through an art project every year. This year’s seasons focuses on NATURE. We started the seasons a Winter picture made from sticks. Today’s focus is on the blossoming trees. If you feel inspired, here are our previous years […]

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Painting a Fairy Garden

| April 9, 2013 | 2 Comments
Painting a Fairy Garden

Today, one of the 20Moms, Tiffany Dahle from Peanut Blossom, is here to share her adorable painted fairy houses project. I’m over at Teach Preschool today, I’d love if you’d come over and say hi. Keep following the trail of 20Moms as we circle around to all of our readers today! ___________________________________________________________ We’re planting a […]

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Easter Tree Decorating

| March 23, 2013 | 24 Comments
Easter Tree Decorating

I mentioned a few weeks back, that we went to a Hobbycraft craft morning… they had these wonderful Easter Trees for decorating and I have been eyeing them up ever since. I WAS going to make one from branches we picked up on our walk (they have been sitting around our house for about 3 […]

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Ladybird Lollipops

| March 9, 2013 | 4 Comments
Ladybird Lollipops

Well.. we still have a great big stash of Lollipops from Red Ted’s birthday party and already made lollipop superheros and lollipop chicks for Easter. Then the kids were playing with our “eyes stickers” and I thought they would look great as “bug eyes”… stuck them on some lollies, made some little wings and hey […]

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Kids Easter Crafts: Walnut Nests

| February 20, 2013 | 11 Comments
Kids Easter Crafts: Walnut Nests

I am so excited to share this week’s Kids Craft – our little walnut nests. Walnut crafts are just something I am rather partial too – they really remind me of my childhood and I love the “frugal ness” of saving the shell from walnuts you eat at home. To make these little nests, we […]

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