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Cute Owl Cupcakes

Cute Owl Cupcakes

| June 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

We love baking with the kids and we love getting crafty in the kitchen… especially when it comes to cookies and cupcakes (have you seen our easy to decorate 4th July Cookies? We had great fun making those). Today we have a “guest post” from Life At The Zoo,  were we LOVE to bake with […]

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World Cup Crafts – Poppy Cat Finger Football

World Cup Crafts – Poppy Cat Finger Football

| June 20, 2014 | 1 Comment

With the World Cup open us and Football (Soccer!) Fever hitting our school playgrounds and homes, we thought it would be fun to have a little football craft. And it is time to invite Poppy Cat back for a visit. Poppy Cat loves nothing better than playing with all her friends! She loves going to […]

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Seaside Shell Windchime Craft

Seaside Shell Windchime Craft

| June 18, 2014 | 1 Comment

Recently my father (Opapa) was visiting and we decided to head to the seaside in Whitstable for a Sunny Day out. The sound of the waves, crashing on the shore, the crunching of a bebbly beach under foot. The kids adored “finding things” and we spotted lots of little jelly fish, a sea snail (to […]

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Easy 4th July Cookie Decorating Activity for Kids

Easy 4th July Cookie Decorating Activity for Kids

| June 16, 2014 | 3 Comments

I couldn’t resist making these SUPER quick and EASY cookies with the kids. The best part about them, is that you can use plain store bought cookies, or use your family’s favourite basic cookie recipe. And as these 4th July Cookies are so easy to decorate, they make for a great party activity with lots […]

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35 Tin Can Crafts

35 Tin Can Crafts

| June 13, 2014 | 3 Comments

Welcome! Finally, we are back in our “craft video content” creating mode (that was a mouthful)… yes, we had a little break and now we are back with avengance.. today we look at Tin Can Crafts – you know, your bake bean  cans or your tuna fish cans? Quite sturdy and strong… with tricky tin […]

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Tinkerlab Book Review

Tinkerlab Book Review

| June 13, 2014 | 5 Comments

We have been eagerly awaiting the release of this wonderful new book – Tinkerlab THE BOOK!!! I have long been a fan of Tinkerlab the blog and it’s owner Rachelle Doorley… not only does Rachelle have wonderful ideas, but she is pretty lovely too. Win win. So, when I heard she was writing  a book, […]

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Alice in Wonderland Crafts – Card Soldiers

Alice in Wonderland Crafts – Card Soldiers

| June 9, 2014 | 4 Comments

My lovely brother and sister in law recently had an “Alice in Wonderland” themed wedding… and they put me in charge of some kids’ activities/ crafts for the “morning after the night before”. So, I had a little ponder and thought it would be good to have a range of different alice in wonderland crafts […]

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Frozen Story Stones

Frozen Story Stones

| June 9, 2014 | 5 Comments

Some of you may have seen our Frozen Puppets last week. The kids had great fun playing with them and then I had some lovely poeple on twitter and instagram share their puppets with me too. One of them – Lisa from Foundation Stage Two – had the great idea to take the free printable […]

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17 GREAT Father’s Day Gifts for Kids to Make

17 GREAT Father’s Day Gifts for Kids to Make

| June 4, 2014 | 8 Comments

Father’s Day is rapidly approaching and fathers are notoriously difficult to buy, let alone make for.. let alone make with the KIDS FOR! I do believe that a lovely homemade card and breakfast in bed is often quite enough for Father’s Day or Mother’s Day.. but a small gift never goes amiss either, right? Or […]

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DIY Sidewalk Chalk Recipe

DIY Sidewalk Chalk Recipe

| June 4, 2014 | 1 Comment

We love making our own things – whether it is our own “playthings” or gifts for family or an arty recipe, making you own is a fun experience and makes you enjoy the final product more. And so we decided it was time to have a go at making Sidewalk Chalk. Making Sidealk Chalk is […]

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Tin Can Drums

Tin Can Drums

| June 3, 2014 | 1 Comment

We in that kind of 5 minute crafts mood… quick and fun crafts you can do with the kids, that will result (hopefully) in hours of play. Here are some simple Tin Can Drums you can make with or for the kids! And this little tin can drum is a (modified) version from the lovely […]

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TP Roll Binoculars with Poppy Cat

TP Roll Binoculars with Poppy Cat

| June 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

If you are a Poppy Cat fan, you will know, that Poppy Cat and her friends LOVE to explore.. they love to go on adventures and discover things around them. They love the big and the small.. and there is nothing better than going on a bug or butterfly hunt. We thought, we would make […]

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20 TP Roll Crafts (yes, even more!)

20 TP Roll Crafts (yes, even more!)

| June 1, 2014 | 2 Comments

HOORAY we love TP Roll Crafts.. and just when I think I have seen them all.. I clearly haven’t … I keep stumbling across more and more lovely loo roll craft ideas and the world wide web – and as toilet paper rolls are so plentiful and can be use in SO MANY DIFFERENT ways, […]

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More Father’s Day Ideas

More Father’s Day Ideas

| May 30, 2014 | 11 Comments

Before, I get side tracked and waffled on too much, be sure to read through to the bottom and check out the fabulous #MyDadyMy Hero competition… Now. Some of you may have spotted our “Pop Art Your Kids” gift ideas from the other week. I used one of my favourite photos and used picmonkey to […]

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