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Toilet Roll Reindeer Rudolph

| October 7, 2013 | 8 Comments
Toilet Roll Reindeer Rudolph

Here is a little “blast from the past”… I created this Toilet Roll Reindeer, goodness, three years ago for The Guardian online and it has taken me this long to share this Loo Roll craft with you too! You can tell how my “images” look a bit dated…. and the kids are missing, as The […]

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15 Homemade Ornaments for Christmas

| October 3, 2013 | 4 Comments
15 Homemade Ornaments for Christmas

We Heart Homemade Ornaments! You may have noticed that we go Homemade Ornament crazy around from now until December. I am not sure what is about Autumn but all the nature crafts and walnut crafts lend themselves perfectly for Ornament making, which make dear little gifts in the run to Christmas. We have already shared 15 Homemade […]

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Nature Crafts: Angel

| September 30, 2013 | 1 Comment
Nature Crafts: Angel

I made this little Acorn Angel a couple of weeks ago, as part of an Autumn Nature Crafts session with the kids. The idea of crafting with nature, is that you collect everything you can find and then when you get home, see “if you can see shapes” in them. Does something remind you of […]

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Super Simple Advent Calendar

| September 27, 2013 | 12 Comments
Super Simple Advent Calendar

Can you believe that I thought of this easy advent calendar idea a year ago? But it was already December and I thought that most of you would have gotten your advent calendars sorted already… So finally, it is time to share it with you in the next “big rush” to Christmas! This is the […]

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Christmas Gifts Ideas That Kids Can Make

| September 23, 2013 | 19 Comments
Christmas Gifts Ideas That Kids Can Make

If you are looking for Christmas Gift Ideas that kids can make, look no further. In fact, these gift ideas are great crafts for all year round – be it Mother’s Day, Father’s Day or just a special birthday. I am a great believer in that kids should be making as many as their gifts […]

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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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