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Bird Watching & Identification (FREE PRINTABLE)

| May 11, 2015 | 0 Comments
Bird Watching & Identification (FREE PRINTABLE)

As Spring is in the air, and the weather gets warmer, the kids and I are spending more and more time outdoors. We have been watching the flowers blossom and the green leaves shoot. We have seen little birds building nests and hunting for worms for their young! I have to confess though, that I […]

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Bubble Painting – Fun with Science

| January 15, 2015 | 0 Comments
Bubble Painting – Fun with Science

Today we have more Valentine’s Day Science fun for you. Love it when Science meets Art – and not only do you get to play with the effects of baking soda and vinegar, you get to explore some colour theory AND create some wonderful art. Over to Trisha, for her great Valentine’s Day activity as […]

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No-Sew Potato Print Valentine Bunting

| January 14, 2015 | 1 Comment
No-Sew Potato Print Valentine Bunting

No-Sew Potato Print Valentine Bunting Helloooo, I’m Emma, a teacher, mummy and craft addict. You’ll usually find me over at My Little 3 and Me where I love writing about all the crafts and activities I enjoy with my three children. I want to start with a HUGE thank you to Maggy for welcoming me […]

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Valentines Heart Shaker

| January 10, 2015 | 0 Comments
Valentines Heart Shaker

Welcome to Kate from Crafts on Sea today. Kate shares a wonderful Valentine’s Day craft for Preschoolers today –  Making fun Valentine’s Day SHAKERS. Super simple AND FUN for the kids. She join us on our journey of  31 Days of Love Series in 2015. Each day a different blogger brings you a Valentine’s Day Craft […]

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Snow Day Activities (Outdoors)

| December 9, 2014 | 1 Comment
Snow Day Activities (Outdoors)

This is a post for those days that catch you unprepared – SNOW DAYS! Be sure to pin it for that cold cold day.. and also stock up on a item or two be ready for the great snow day (in particularly hot chocolate and marshmallows!!). So, the cold weather has finally hit us.. The […]

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Halloween Tin Can Bowling

| October 22, 2014 | 1 Comment
Halloween Tin Can Bowling

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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Nature Play Ideas – only nature needed

| July 3, 2014 | 8 Comments
Nature Play Ideas – only nature needed

So, the Summer Holidays are upon us. The long warm days stretch ahead of us and the kids will be running riot. On our last holiday, we decided to take some books, pens & notebad, a pack of cards and nothing else. Our kids are 6yrs and 4yrs old. We brought no toys. We decided […]

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Tinkerlab Book Review

| June 13, 2014 | 5 Comments
Tinkerlab Book Review

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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New Year’s Eve Traditions: Marzipan Pigs (Germany)

| December 19, 2012 | 18 Comments
New Year’s Eve Traditions: Marzipan Pigs (Germany)

Finally we come to one of the New Year’s Eve Traditions that I can combine with a simple how to! In Germany pigs, four leaved clovers, horse shoes, toadstool and a chimney sweep are all signs of good luck. There are lots of theories about why pigs are a symbol of good luck, ranging from pigs […]

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New Year’s Eve Traditions – Grapes from Spain

| December 16, 2012 | 6 Comments
New Year’s Eve Traditions – Grapes from Spain

I hope you don’t mind me going slightly off topic for a few days, as I share with you some New Year’s Eve Traditions from around the world. **Remember, today is the first of a series of New Year’s Eve Traditions, come back daily for more, or subscribe to the site so you don’t miss […]

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Creative Christmas Day 6 – DIY Christmas Storybooks

| December 6, 2012 | 1 Comment
Creative Christmas Day 6 – DIY Christmas Storybooks

Welcome to Day 6 of the Creative Christmas Countdown – a virtual advent calendar to keep you and your kids busy this advent season (as if you are not busy enough, right?! Hehehe). The activities are designed to be simple, fun things you can do at home to make advent MAGICAL. Brought to you by Creative With […]

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Creative Christmas Day 4: Christmas Song

| December 4, 2012 | 7 Comments
Creative Christmas Day 4: Christmas Song

It is Day 4 of our Creative Christmas Countdown – a virtual Advent Calendar to give you activity inspiration throughout the Advent season. Brought to you by Red Ted Art, Creative With Kids and 24 Kids Activities Bloggers. Come back each day to see what we have for you. Today, I have the pleasure to introduce the wonderful Angelique, […]

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30 New Year’s Eve Crafts & Activities for Kids

| November 1, 2012 | 15 Comments
30 New Year’s Eve Crafts & Activities for Kids

Hooray, ’tis the season to be Jolly.. so many wonderful celebrations in Autumn/ Winter from Thanks Giving, to Halloween, to Christmas and the ending in News Year Eve! These are all occasions that are wonderful for establishing family traditions and getting crafty with and for family or kids – find ideas for Halloween, Pumpkin Decorating and Christmas […]

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Art With Kids – Rubbings – Exploring surfaces

| October 28, 2012 | 11 Comments
Art With Kids – Rubbings – Exploring surfaces

As you know there is always an “outcome” to crafts I share with you. Either we are making wrapping paper or something to play with or we are exploring and artists. But there are many things we do that don’t always “make it” to the blog, but which I believe are valid activities in their […]

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