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30+ Stunning Sunflower Crafts

| July 21, 2015 | 2 Comments
30+ Stunning Sunflower Crafts

Oh how we love love love this time of year! Everything is growing and looking full and plentiful. One thing we particularly adore are our homegrown sunflowers – standing tall, growing high and reaching for the sky! We planted our sunflower seeds all the way back in April. We nurtured the sunflowers seedlings and carefully […]

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Paracord Crafts – Dragonfly

| July 14, 2015 | 0 Comments
Paracord Crafts – Dragonfly

Our new found love for Paracords continue and we try out lots of different paracord crafts with the kids. Paracord crafts essential are a “cooler” version of Macrame, using parachute cords (aka paracords) instead of Macrame string. The first we crafts we have made, actually all use the same easy knot – the cobra knot […]

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Summer Activities: Water Balloon Pinata

| July 9, 2015 | 3 Comments
Summer Activities: Water Balloon Pinata

So finally, the hot hot hot weather has arrived here in the UK and the kids finally get to enjoy some Summer fun. Summer for me is all about the great outdoors and playing with water to cool down. As we live in an Urban environment, we only have a small garden and need to […]

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Cactus Crafts – Hama Bead Jewellry

| July 2, 2015 | 0 Comments
Cactus Crafts – Hama Bead Jewellry

It is that time of year….. the weather is hotting up and we are thinking about Summer themed crafts. There are so many things that say SUMMER to us – from boats, to shells, to flying kites and sunflowers…. and one such thing is our prickly friend the cactus. I personally have a “bit of […]

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Easy Macrame Dolls (using Paracords)

| June 23, 2015 | 3 Comments
Easy Macrame Dolls (using Paracords)

Sooo I did warn you that we would be having fun with Paracords this Summer!! Here is another little paracord craft – actually it is a macrame craft – but it works perfectly for left over bits and pieces of paracord – little Dollies! We love turning these paracord dolls into Keychains and Zipper Pulls […]

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5 Beach Colouring Pages

| June 17, 2015 | 1 Comment
5 Beach Colouring Pages

Oh we do like be beside the seaside… oh we do like to be beside the seaaaaaaaa… tralalalalala oh yes, the Summer is upon us! And to celebrate the Summer and the glorious sun (not that I can see any of it here! Ha!), we are sharing yet more lovely colouring pages with you today. […]

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How to make Paracord Bracelets (with no Buckle and adjustable strap)

| June 16, 2015 | 10 Comments
How to make Paracord Bracelets (with no Buckle and adjustable strap)

Last year it was all about Rainbow Loom Bands (in fact, my kids still love loom bands and they do get carted out regularly..), but THIS year.. we have discovered PARACORDS! Paracords are those strong, colourful, thick cords, associated with outdoor types, you will find sailors using or climbers, the military… etc. Originally they were designed […]

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Camp Playful – Week 2 of 5

| June 11, 2015 | 5 Comments
Camp Playful – Week 2 of 5

Welcome back! It is WEEK 2 of the awesome CAMP PLAYFUL. We (Valerie from Inner Child Fun, Ana from Babble Dabble Do) and I have been overwhelmed by the amazing response from YOU GUYS!  We are so pleased to see so many of you sign up and the feedback and emails you are sending us… […]

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10 Free Flower Colouring Pages

| June 10, 2015 | 0 Comments
10 Free Flower Colouring Pages

Our colouring page (mini) series continues. We have had great fun with the previous colouring pages – using them with water colours and turning them into suncatchers. Today, we have some Flower Colouring Pages for you – as there is a set of 10 simple colouring pages for your to choose from, I thought that […]

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Join us at Camp Playful (it is FREE) – Week 1

| May 29, 2015 | 0 Comments
Join us at Camp Playful (it is FREE) – Week 1

As the Summer Holidays approach I have gotten together with fabulous fellow bloggers come VLOGGERS to create a fantastic set of (free) video resources this Summer – Camp Playful! The idea is simple – each week you will receive an email with 3 great video projects that you can do with the kids from Inner […]

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Free Butterfly Colouring Pages for Spring & Summer

| May 28, 2015 | 0 Comments
Free Butterfly Colouring Pages for Spring & Summer

My kids ADORE colouring. It is a funny old thing colouring – as they do really enjoy creating and drawing “free hand too”.. but I think colouring pages, give them the chance to be creative, but also “switch off a little” and go into some sort of “meditative” state (I love watching their facial expressions […]

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Stone Crafts – Easy Ladybird Stones

| May 21, 2015 | 0 Comments
Stone Crafts – Easy Ladybird Stones

Some of you may know, or may not know, that my kids have launched their very own YouTube channel! Hooray. It is all rather exciting and lots and lots of fun. Their channel is all about kids creating videos for kids – i.e. it is all about stuff for kids BY KIDS. Today, they (I) […]

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Pony Bead Loom Band Patterns – Finger Looming

| May 18, 2015 | 1 Comment
Pony Bead Loom Band Patterns – Finger Looming

You may have noticed that we have had a little Rainbow Loom Band revival in our house. It started off with our Rainbow Loom Bouncy Balls – which the kids simply adore.. and once the loom bands were out.. the kids started making again. Always looking for new and SIMPLE ideas for the kids to […]

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DIY Beach Towel Craft – a fantastic gift for Him

| May 4, 2015 | 1 Comment
DIY Beach Towel Craft – a fantastic gift for Him

Here is a craft I made MANY MOONS ago.. as a student, I used to work at the Student Union bar and other pubs. Here in the UK, alcohol companies, especially beer breweries, often have “bar towels” that they give to the pub as part of their marketing material… They are made from regular toweling, […]

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