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Frozen Crafts – Olaf Cork Ornament

Frozen Crafts – Olaf Cork Ornament

| November 10, 2014 | 2 Comments

Soooo we were making “snowmen” ornaments the other day (check out our Rainbow Snowmen Ornaments here)… and had JUST finished them all off… when I suddenly thought.. hey… I want to build a snooooowoman…..! In which case we NEED and Olaf Snowman Ornament too.. and hey presto, 10 minutes (or so) later, I had whipped […]

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25 Cookie Cutter Craft Ideas

25 Cookie Cutter Craft Ideas

| November 10, 2014 | 9 Comments

Aaaah , it is that time of the week again for us to get together for our Crafty Chat Video – yes, Kids Chaos and I get together to exchange crafty ideas on a certain topic, as well as demo-ing one or two for you. This week we discuss COOKIE CUTTERS and all the wonderful […]

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Easy Kids’ Ornament – Hama Bead Star

Easy Kids’ Ornament – Hama Bead Star

| November 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

My kids are NUTS about Hama Beads (also known as Melty Beads or Perler Beads) and they can sit there for hours “beading away”. Yes, good for me, as I get some peace and quiet for more blog writing (hehehe). The downside of course is that we have LOTS of Hama Bead creations everywhere. So.. […]

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Remembrance Sunday – DIY Felt Poppy

Remembrance Sunday – DIY Felt Poppy

| November 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

We took the kids to see the Remembrance Sunday “Poppy Field” at the Tower of London a few weeks back – actually it is called the Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red – 888,246 Ceramic Poppies to represent the fallen in World War I. I have to say it was an “impressive” and extremely humbling […]

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Easy (Last Minute) Gift Wrapping Ideas with Brown Paper

Easy (Last Minute) Gift Wrapping Ideas with Brown Paper

| November 3, 2014 | 1 Comment

Well… I don’t know about you, but I frequently get “caught out” with no Gift Wrapping Paper left over. So much so, that last year, I pulled together 12 DIY Gift Wrap ideas for you to browse and be inspired by (as well as getting the kids involved and helping!). A few weeks back, I […]

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Printing with Gelli Plates

Printing with Gelli Plates

| October 29, 2014 | 2 Comments

Sooo. Today, I have a LOVELY guest post from the peeps over at Gelli Plates! Gelli Plates are a versatile plate for printing techniques – we recently received a set and the kids had great fun experimenting with it. I can see us having many more arty sessions in our house. You can create anything […]

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Stained Glass Cookie Recipe

Stained Glass Cookie Recipe

| October 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Earlier in the year, we tried our hands over at Life at The Zoo at Stained Glass Cookies – made Heart shaped ones, which of course would be perfect for Christmas too… but today we made some Star Cookie Ornaments. Clearly, the kids ADORED these cookies (well, as sweetie and a cookie one? Who wouldn’t?!) […]

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30+ Salt Dough Crafts for Kids

30+ Salt Dough Crafts for Kids

| October 27, 2014 | 5 Comments

We have a long standing “love affair” with salt dough, it is something that we come back to over and over again. Many of our salt dough crafts we don’t even “bother” sharing with you here, as they are variations on the same theme or the children simply modeling, exploring and having fun with salt […]

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Gifts Kids Can Make: Kid Art Lamps

Gifts Kids Can Make: Kid Art Lamps

| October 27, 2014 | 3 Comments

Oh I am so excited to share today’s craft with you!!! It is an idea I spotted in shop for purchase.. and I thought would be fun to recreate in a child friendly way – turning a wineglass into a DIY lamp. The shop one was “all finished” and featured Queen Victoria, but I was […]

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Mini Ghost Pinatas – 5min Paper Cup Craft for Halloween

Mini Ghost Pinatas – 5min Paper Cup Craft for Halloween

| October 24, 2014 | 2 Comments

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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25 Newspaper Craft Ideas

25 Newspaper Craft Ideas

| October 23, 2014 | 12 Comments

Welcome to another crafty chat video and craft demo with Ali from Kids Chaos – today we talk about NEWSPAPERS and what you can make out of them. The most obvious use for newspaper, is to use it for paper mache and in the video we share a few quick ideas for papier mache, but […]

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Doll in a Box – My Gift to my 5yrd Old

Doll in a Box – My Gift to my 5yrd Old

| October 23, 2014 | 20 Comments

Let me begin by saying.. yes…. I am SHOWING OFF! This post is all about me showing off to you. Because I am really rather, very and totally pleased with myself. There. I hope you don’t mind my smugness, but sometimes, I think you just have to be, right?!?! A few months ago, we received […]

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Halloween Tin Can Bowling

Halloween Tin Can Bowling

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Come find us over on Party Delights for some fun fun fun Halloween Tin Can bowling. We had Great fun making this set of ghoulish (or maybe just a little bit cute?!?! Tin Can characters!). I love this project, as it takes your old “tin can”, that you were going to throw away and you […]

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Halloween Crafts: TP Roll Treat Buckets

Halloween Crafts: TP Roll Treat Buckets

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

A quick note to say that we have been having some MONSTER FUN with TP Rolls again this week. This time we have been making little Halloween Treat Buckets – we have made Monsters, Jack O’Lanterns and little Ghosts. So cute! And who would haev thought that this Halloween Craft is made from TP Rolls. […]

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