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DIY Wrapping Paper Ideas

| September 16, 2013 | 14 Comments
DIY Wrapping Paper Ideas

Last year, we went through a “spate” of making our own wrapping paper. It was partly due to the fact, that we had RUN OUT of wrapping paper, but also because I thought it would be fun to involve the kids in making our own wrapping paper. A great outlet for their creativity, with a […]

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Alternative Gift Ideas: Craft Box

| September 14, 2013 | 32 Comments
Alternative Gift Ideas: Craft Box

I don’t know about you, but out house is full of toys! Toys toys toys. And it is with a little dread that we head into our Birthday and Christmas season – it means yet more toys! Of course I want my children to have wonderful Birthdays and presents form a big part of this. […]

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Melted Crayon Rocks: Gifts That Kids Can Make

| September 9, 2013 | 8 Comments
Melted Crayon Rocks: Gifts That Kids Can Make

 Here is a post that I have been meaning to share for AAAAGES, part of the recent “Gifts That Kids Can Make” series of ideas: Crayon Rocks. These make excellent paper weights and are a lovely gift to any family friend of relative. As you can see we have made several. Not only do they […]

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Walnut Owls

| September 4, 2013 | 15 Comments
Walnut Owls

We love Walnut Crafts – walnuts are one of my favourite “craft materials” ever (I may be fibbing there, I am rather partial to Toilet Roll Crafts too) – and probably this stems from early childhood memories of making walnut boats and walnut babies…. Walnut crafts are also part of Autumn for me – as […]

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Puzzle Pieces Crafts: Snowflakes

| May 8, 2013 | 12 Comments
Puzzle Pieces Crafts: Snowflakes

So.. I was challenged to come up with some Puzzle Pieces Craft ideas.. we all have puzzles with the odd pieces missing. Rather than throw away that puzzle, think of all the puzzle crafts you could make! A tricky one at first, but the more you get into it, the more ideas come to you! […]

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Kids Crafts: 3 Kings

| April 24, 2013 | 27 Comments
Kids Crafts: 3 Kings

Yes… that is right, Easter has barely gone and “already” we are making Three Wise Men! Well and a king and a queen and a princess… I think Easter and the Easter story brought Christmas back to front of mind and Red Ted asked if we could make some King. I am not sure of […]

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Salt Dough Recipe: Valentine’s Decorations

| January 11, 2013 | 38 Comments
Salt Dough Recipe: Valentine’s Decorations

Sharing these with the first #GetYourCraftOn challenge. I know that salt dough decorations and salt dough recipes were “all the rage” this winter. Lots of people had ago at making salt dough Christmas tree decorations – which is understandable, as they are salt dough is so easy to make and great fun for both adults […]

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Kids Crafts: Penguin Finger Print Cards (Thank You Cards)

| December 31, 2012 | 5 Comments
Kids Crafts: Penguin Finger Print Cards (Thank You Cards)

Sorry – this Kids Craft post went out 2 days early. Apologies. I hope you enjoy it anyway! Now that Christmas is almost over (we are still looking forward to 3 Kings Day), I set the “kids to work” and we made some Fingerprint Penguin cards as Thank You Cards for relatives. I have to […]

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Creative Countdown Day 24: Christmas Fortune Tellers

| December 24, 2012 | 0 Comments
Creative Countdown Day 24: Christmas Fortune Tellers

Yes… it is Day 24 of the Creative Christmas Countdown.. and yes, that means today is the VERY LAST day of the virtual advent calendar series!! It also means that it is CHRISTMAS! Hooray!!! How we love love love Christmas. And to easy into the final hours of Christmas anticipation, Creative with Kids shares these lovely Christmas […]

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Merry Christmas!

| December 24, 2012 | 7 Comments
Merry Christmas!

Instead of my annual “Christmas Photo” Pip Squeak (3yrs) wanted to “sing” you a little song! Merry Christmas Everyone! Thank you for all your love and support in 2012 and here is to a fantastic 2013!!

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Creative Chirstmas Day 22: Christmas Tree Tea Party

| December 22, 2012 | 2 Comments
Creative Chirstmas Day 22: Christmas Tree Tea Party

The Creative Christmas Countdown is slowly drawing to a close. I hope you have enjoyed all the Christmas crafts and Christmas activities to date and have found plenty of things to make with your kids this season. Finally, we have the wonderful Creative With Kids herself sharing an activity – Christmas Tree Tea Party This is one CUTE activity […]

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Christmas Crafts: Pom Pom Pinecone Trees

| December 21, 2012 | 5 Comments
Christmas Crafts: Pom Pom Pinecone Trees

I first spotted these oh so cute Pom Pom Pinecone Trees many moons ago. I thought they were totally adorable and great for kids. Then I half forgot about them, until I saw them again on Rainy Day Mum’s blog and thought “a perfect Christmas Craft for our Christmas playdate coming up”. So today, we […]

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Creative Countdown Day 20: Angel Tree Topper

| December 20, 2012 | 0 Comments
Creative Countdown Day 20: Angel Tree Topper

Woot woot we are on Day 20 of the Creative Christmas Countdown, Christmas is peak it at us from around the corner. And if like us you do not yet have an Angel Christmas Tree topper, here a wonderful Advent Activity brought to you by Mama Pea Pod. Mama Pea Pod is another established “Kid Blogger”, […]

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Kids Craft: Bauble Cards

| December 19, 2012 | 23 Comments
Kids Craft: Bauble Cards

I have a super duper simple and last minute Christmas Card Craft for you today. And one that very young children can help with too!!!! We made them, as Pip Squeak, watched me assemble our Teacher Appreciation Card and wanted to colour in some “baubles” too. So I drew some rough circles and let her have a […]

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