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10 Kids Activities YouTube Channels You MUST subscribe to Today!

| July 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
10 Kids Activities YouTube Channels You MUST subscribe to Today!

Some of you may have noticed that I have gone a little YOUTUBE crazy recently. Yes, I have fallen in love with this extreme visual and popular way of sharing information and ideas. YouTube is simply fabulous – mainly because – you see people doing things “right there in front of you”. Things are made. […]

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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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Paracord Crafts – Dragonfly

| July 14, 2015 | 0 Comments
Paracord Crafts – Dragonfly

Our new found love for Paracords continue and we try out lots of different paracord crafts with the kids. Paracord crafts essential are a “cooler” version of Macrame, using parachute cords (aka paracords) instead of Macrame string. The first we crafts we have made, actually all use the same easy knot – the cobra knot […]

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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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Summer Activities: Water Balloon Pinata

| July 9, 2015 | 3 Comments
Summer Activities: Water Balloon Pinata

So finally, the hot hot hot weather has arrived here in the UK and the kids finally get to enjoy some Summer fun. Summer for me is all about the great outdoors and playing with water to cool down. As we live in an Urban environment, we only have a small garden and need to […]

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Easy Origami Swan – a great intro to Origami

| June 29, 2015 | 0 Comments
Easy Origami Swan – a great intro to Origami

Welcome back to another day of PAPER CRAFTS!! We have a whole set of EASY ORIGAMI patterns for you to try out either for yourself or the kids – a great way to give origami a go and discover that it isn’t as hard as it looks! Today we have this wonderful and of course […]

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Easy Macrame Dolls (using Paracords)

| June 23, 2015 | 3 Comments
Easy Macrame Dolls (using Paracords)

Sooo I did warn you that we would be having fun with Paracords this Summer!! Here is another little paracord craft – actually it is a macrame craft – but it works perfectly for left over bits and pieces of paracord – little Dollies! We love turning these paracord dolls into Keychains and Zipper Pulls […]

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How to make Paracord Bracelets (with no Buckle and adjustable strap)

| June 16, 2015 | 10 Comments
How to make Paracord Bracelets (with no Buckle and adjustable strap)

Last year it was all about Rainbow Loom Bands (in fact, my kids still love loom bands and they do get carted out regularly..), but THIS year.. we have discovered PARACORDS! Paracords are those strong, colourful, thick cords, associated with outdoor types, you will find sailors using or climbers, the military… etc. Originally they were designed […]

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Camp Playful – Week 2 of 5

| June 11, 2015 | 5 Comments
Camp Playful – Week 2 of 5

Welcome back! It is WEEK 2 of the awesome CAMP PLAYFUL. We (Valerie from Inner Child Fun, Ana from Babble Dabble Do) and I have been overwhelmed by the amazing response from YOU GUYS!  We are so pleased to see so many of you sign up and the feedback and emails you are sending us… […]

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Craft Stick Paper Stars

| June 2, 2015 | 7 Comments
Craft Stick Paper Stars

So, this post today is a joint effort by one of my readers (Katie H), our sister site Fun Crafts Kids and my Youtube channel….. and combined we made these wonderful little Craft Stick Stars – don’t they look adorable? I love Katie’s photos of them displayed on her window and how these little tissue […]

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Join us at Camp Playful (it is FREE) – Week 1

| May 29, 2015 | 0 Comments
Join us at Camp Playful (it is FREE) – Week 1

As the Summer Holidays approach I have gotten together with fabulous fellow bloggers come VLOGGERS to create a fantastic set of (free) video resources this Summer – Camp Playful! The idea is simple – each week you will receive an email with 3 great video projects that you can do with the kids from Inner […]

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Easy Origami Cats – Paper Crafts for Kids

| May 25, 2015 | 0 Comments
Easy Origami Cats – Paper Crafts for Kids

Aaaah yes.. here we are again MORE Origami for Kids.. more EASY Origami for Kids.. as my kids hit 5 and 7yrs old, I find that they can do more and more origami type projects. And we particularly love the “easy and simple” origami patterns, that only need a few steps to complete – much […]

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Pony Bead Loom Band Patterns – Finger Looming

| May 18, 2015 | 1 Comment
Pony Bead Loom Band Patterns – Finger Looming

You may have noticed that we have had a little Rainbow Loom Band revival in our house. It started off with our Rainbow Loom Bouncy Balls – which the kids simply adore.. and once the loom bands were out.. the kids started making again. Always looking for new and SIMPLE ideas for the kids to […]

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How To Make an Origami Budgie

| May 6, 2015 | 5 Comments
How To Make an Origami Budgie

You may have noticed our recent love for paper crafts – or more specifically Origami for kids. My kids are now 7yrs and 5yrs old and it is a great age to start introducing them to paper folding techniques and simple Origami crafts. To date, I have found my kids enthusiasm hit and miss – […]

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