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Flower Crowns & Flower Play

| May 22, 2013 | 10 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 | 2 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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Creative Creatures – Owl Kite & Book Review

| February 19, 2013 | 8 Comments
Creative Creatures – Owl Kite & Book Review

Even though my own kids craft book is about to launch, I can’t resist taking a peak at other people’s craft books. I just love love love browsing craft books and finding new ideas and inspirations to try out. Today, I have a wonderful book called Creative Creatures by Donna Wilson. Rather excitingly, I am […]

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Kids Crafts: Easy Pom Pom Bunnies

| February 6, 2013 | 31 Comments
Kids Crafts: Easy Pom Pom Bunnies

I have been waiting and waiting and waiting to make pom poms with the kids for absolutely ages. I wasn’t sure when they would have the dexterity to do it. So, when I saw the fun “fork poms poms” making the internet rounds, I thought the same principle could be applied to a piece of […]

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Kids Crafts: Spring Colours

| April 11, 2012 | 20 Comments
Kids Crafts: Spring Colours

You may know, that I am doing a “year long” four Seasons craft project with the kids. We did a bubble wrap and finger print Four Seasons last year and enjoyed the process so much, that we are doing another “set of seasons” this year. We do them every 3 months – first we wait for […]

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How to… Make Blossom Fairy Lights (from Egg Cartons)!

| April 9, 2012 | 46 Comments
How to… Make Blossom Fairy Lights (from Egg Cartons)!

Well well well, this week’s “how to” is a little early in the week (no how to on Friday) AND my kids helped me make it – egg carton blossom fairy lights! I love love love Spring – in particular blossoms – so thought a blossom egg carton craft would be perfect! I thought that […]

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Kids Crafts: Grass Heads

| April 4, 2012 | 72 Comments
Kids Crafts: Grass Heads

 Welcome back to Kids Get Crafty – this week we have our very special Grass Heads – Bill & Ben the Flowerpot men…. we made the grass heads about 3 weeks ago now.. and have been watching the hair grow and chop chop chopping it and trim trim trimming it off. Red Ted LOVES them! […]

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Kids Crafts: Making Mini Books & Garden Journals

| March 21, 2012 | 30 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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30+ Spring Crafts & Ideas to Inspire You

| March 16, 2012 | 12 Comments
30+ Spring Crafts & Ideas to Inspire You

Spring! Wonderful Spring! Isn’t it great when finally, after the long grey Winter, Spring is finally in the air. The snowdrops and crocuses make an appearance, the trees turn white and pink with blossom, their an undeniable happy freshness in the air. Coinciding with Easter, there is also a lot of lovely crafts out there to choose […]

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