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A Quick Cat in the Hat HAT!

A Quick Cat in the Hat HAT!

| February 26, 2014 | 1 Comment

If you’re new here, you may want to join us on Facebook or Google +. Thanks for visiting!Here is a quick craft for you – a Mad Hatters Hat or a Cat in the Hat Hat….  we have been waiting to share this easy craft since the Summer. We went to the Wilderness Festival and […]

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Pompom Crafts: Angry Birds

Pompom Crafts: Angry Birds

| February 26, 2014 | 4 Comments

Some of you may know, that we have been having LOTS of fun with our PomPom Maker (aff). I have resisted a pompom maker as an “unnecessary” gadget for ages.. after all 2 strips of card/ circles of card or a fork will do nicely. Yes it will. But I found that the pompom make is […]

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Spring Activities: Cress Heads

Spring Activities: Cress Heads

| February 25, 2014 | 11 Comments

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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Free Craft Kit for Every Reader*

Free Craft Kit for Every Reader*

| February 24, 2014 | 3 Comments

Some of you may know, that  I receive a LOVELY Toucan Craft Box  during the half term holidays. It arrived beautifully packed (the best craft box box, I have seen in a while and will be kept to house toys going forward) with 4 themed crafts + a great book. Our box’s theme was AFRICA. […]

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World Book Day Craft: Easy Bookmarks

World Book Day Craft: Easy Bookmarks

| February 19, 2014 | 4 Comments

We love our books and what better way to celebrate our love for our books with a craft on World Book Day. The kids were keen to make something that related to ALL of their books. Mmmmmh, so I needed something that could easily be repeated for a number of our favourite books, without of […]

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World Book Day: 6 Zoo Books & a TP Roll Craft

World Book Day: 6 Zoo Books & a TP Roll Craft

| February 19, 2014 | 1 Comment

Our love relationship with Toilet Paper Rolls continue. We have always been a fan of TP Rolls and have made many many things from them (check out our whole Loo Roll Category for more!!). They free, versatile and environmentally friendly. And great for kids who like to make more and more and more and more. […]

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Grass Caterpillars

Grass Caterpillars

| February 17, 2014 | 16 Comments

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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Pine Cone Crafts: Fire Starters

Pine Cone Crafts: Fire Starters

| February 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

We are always on the look out for clever crafts and this pine cone craft is just one of these – turn your pinecones into fire starters.  I spotted this in A Green Guide to Country Crafts a few weeks ago. A lovely book, which takes you back to traditional crafting -from soap making to, […]

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Fairy Tale Crafts & Activities

Fairy Tale Crafts & Activities

| February 12, 2014 | 7 Comments

As you may have noticed, we have been sharing some Fairy Tale Crafts on the site recently. My kids are JUST at that age, where they love Fairy Tales and can’t get enough of them. They are 6yrs and 4yrs old and I guess their addiction is also fuelled by Fairy Tale Activities at Preschool […]

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How to Make Seed Bombs Recipe

How to Make Seed Bombs Recipe

| February 12, 2014 | 14 Comments

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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Fairy Tale Crafts: Cork People

Fairy Tale Crafts: Cork People

| February 6, 2014 | 3 Comments

So.. how did we end up with this huge set of Fairy Tale Crafts – we have a Rapunzel Craft, a Snow White Craft and a Little Red Riding Hood Craft all in one + an extra Cindrealla (though Pip Squeak did say, she will be making her a prince very soon. Well, the Fairy […]

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Fairy Tale Crafts: 3 Little Pigs

Fairy Tale Crafts: 3 Little Pigs

| February 5, 2014 | 21 Comments

Just as I decide to focus a little more on fairy tales and nusery rhymes and look at what fun Fairy Tale Crafts we can do, Red Ted comes home from school telling me that they are “doing fairy tales”. Perfect timing then! Crafts for Fairy Tales are a great way of bringing the story […]

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Easy Fabric Flowers

Easy Fabric Flowers

| February 4, 2014 | 8 Comments

We recently did a Flower Crafts Ideas Hangout – where crafty bloggers get together online and record a short video discusing lots of craft ideas around one topic – FLOWERS!!!  It is a great way for me to connect with fellow crafters, but also bring you a varied set of ideas – as we all […]

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Flower Craft Ideas

Flower Craft Ideas

| February 3, 2014 | 7 Comments

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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