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Rocking Paper Plate Sheep

| February 1, 2015 | 3 Comments
Rocking Paper Plate Sheep

We spotted this lovely little rocking sheep over on Little Crafty Bug and KNEW we had to have a go (btw, do pop over for some rocking chicks and pigs too!). The little Paper Plate sheep are so easy to make and the kids will LOVE having a go! This little sheep of course is […]

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Paper Fortune Cookies How To

| January 12, 2015 | 1 Comment
Paper Fortune Cookies How To

With Chinese New Year around the corner, we are starting to have a think about different Chinese New Year’s Crafts to do. Without fail, our favourite Chinese New Year’s Craft to date, have been our little Dragon Puppets that come with a handy free printable. In fact, I am going into Pip Squeak class again […]

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No Sew Horse Puppet

| January 23, 2014 | 11 Comments
No Sew Horse Puppet

Sooooo we have been thinking about The Year of The Horse for a couple of weeks now and I was determined to make some sort of Horse Craft with the kids… after much oohing and aaahing, we decided on a sock puppet – we used my hot glue gun to have avoid any sewing… which […]

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Chinese New Year Craft: Dragon Puppet & Free Printable

| January 9, 2013 | 33 Comments
Chinese New Year Craft: Dragon Puppet & Free Printable

2-3 years ago, I was at a craft fair and saw some simple Chinese New Year craft colouring sets – one was one of the dragon puppets. I thought “I could make one of those”. Only 3 years later, I have finally gotten around to drawing my own free printable for you. Of course you […]

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Chinese New Year for Kids – Paper Snake

| January 4, 2013 | 19 Comments
Chinese New Year for Kids – Paper Snake

Just before Christmas Pip Squeak discovered her love for Paper Chains! We were visiting a friend who has some fabulously shiny, pre cut and with a self adhesive! Perfect for small toddler hands. So we made a fun chain… and with Chinese New Year approaching, I thought another simple snake craft for kids would be […]

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New Year’s Eve Traditions – Red Envelopes (China)

| December 26, 2012 | 4 Comments
New Year’s Eve Traditions – Red Envelopes (China)

 A big welcome to the lovely Rachel from Sun Scholars! A lovely blog that I have been following for quite some time! As Rachel is currently living in China, I thought it would be lovely to have a wonderful guest post about Chinese New Year as part of the “New Year’s Eve” Tradition series. Great […]

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Chinese New Year Crafts: Mini Lanterns (from TP Rolls!)

| December 19, 2012 | 2 Comments
Chinese New Year Crafts: Mini Lanterns (from TP Rolls!)

Let’s celebrate Chinese New Year with this some Chinese New Year Crafts ! Every year the Chinese New Year will be on a different date, but it is usually late January to mid February. And I thought it would be nice to share another TP Roll craft… one that we made ages ago, but never shared […]

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Chinese New Year Crafts: Lantern Fairy Lights

| December 18, 2012 | 10 Comments
Chinese New Year Crafts: Lantern Fairy Lights

Here is another one of the classic Chinese New Year crafts for kids – lanterns made from a sheet of paper (and in this case a glass and a candle or set of fairy lights! Your choice).  Have distinct memories of making these for Fasching in primary school, but of course they are also a […]

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Chinese New Year Craft: Red Snake

| December 17, 2012 | 14 Comments
Chinese New Year Craft: Red Snake

Looking for things to make for Chinese New Year? Well we haven’t shared a Toilet Paper roll craft in aaaages and yet I “hail myself the TP Roll Crafts queen”. Tut tut. So here is a little blast from the past – Red Ted maybe 2.5yrs ago! Wow, he is so little. We are making a […]

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Chinese New Year Get Crafty – A Mini Kids Craft Round Up for You!

| January 14, 2012 | 22 Comments
Chinese New Year Get Crafty – A Mini Kids Craft Round Up for You!

A quick, cheeky “extra” Round Up for you – Chinese New Year Crafts for Kids! (Yes yes, I know I say I do them monthly… but sometimes you have to just change the dates around a little, so everyone can make something!!). It is a shorter get crafty than usual, but hopefully full of inspiration. […]

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