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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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Camp Mom – Summer Activities eBook – Back on Sale

| April 16, 2015 | 0 Comments
Camp Mom – Summer Activities eBook – Back on Sale

Get yours TODAY and start planning the best Summer ever! All yours for only $9.99* or click here *an EU VAT Sale Tax applies for those purchasing WITHIN the European Union Woohoo!!! Camp Mom! Is Back!!! Camp Mom! is a Summer Activities ebook, designed to help you make the most of the Summer with the […]

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Easy (Pirate) Cork Boats

| April 14, 2015 | 1 Comment
Easy (Pirate) Cork Boats

Here is a super cute and quick little craft fr you  – cork and rubber band boats. These are ridiculously easy and quick to do and yet are so cute and fun AND really float well. Once you start making these easy cork boats, you will soon find yourself with a whole regatta of them!!!! […]

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35 Butterfly Crafts

| April 4, 2015 | 5 Comments
35 Butterfly Crafts

Now, my kids adore butterflies, and each year we get our own set of caterpillars, that we watch transform into stunning butterflies. It is amazing to watch the caterpillar/ butterfly life cycle and see those amazing animals emerge. To celebrate this lovely experience we also like to do a butterfly craft! Though we have a […]

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Coffee Filter Butterfly Crafts for Preschoolers

| March 9, 2015 | 2 Comments
Coffee Filter Butterfly Crafts for Preschoolers

Butterfly Crafts are a wonderful craft for this time of year – they are wonderful for waiting for Spring to arrive and they are fun to make right through the Summer. We finally had a go at some classic “Coffee Filter Butterflies” – great fun exploring colour theory whilst colouring our coffee filters and then […]

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Rainbow Butterfly Cork Crafts

| March 2, 2015 | 3 Comments
Rainbow Butterfly Cork Crafts

Welcome back to more crafty fun! Today, we have an adorable little cork craft, that is super easy for younger kids to make too (in fact, we will be doing this with Pip Squeak’s Reception class sometime soon!). These little cork bugs or butterfly corks are a great way to “use up” some kids art, […]

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Melty Bead Suncatchers, Bubble Wands and an Artful Year

| February 13, 2015 | 8 Comments
Melty Bead Suncatchers, Bubble Wands and an Artful Year

I am delighted today, to talk about and share a VERY LOVELY book with you today – it is a book by fellow blogger and friend Jean Van’T Hul – The Artful Year. It is her second (!) book that she has brought out and if you are familiar with the first and her website, […]

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How to Make Friendship Bracelets (Beginners)

| January 5, 2015 | 0 Comments
How to Make Friendship Bracelets (Beginners)

Soooo, as my kids get older, it is exciting to be able to do more and more different crafts and activities with them. Our latest forage into “learning something” – are the classic Friendship Bracelets made with embroidery threads. I remember making these Friendship Bracelets when I was 14 and at Summer Camp.  I couldn’t […]

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Paper Plate Crafts – Dream Catchers with Hearts

| August 19, 2014 | 2 Comments
Paper Plate Crafts – Dream Catchers with Hearts

A couple of months ago I donated a copy of my Kids’ Craft Book and a “craft session” to out charity auction at school. Finally, the family that bid for it and ours where all free to get together and get crafty. As the kids were all different ages, I wanted to choose a craft […]

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Easy Salt Dough Keepsakes – Shell Pendant

| August 11, 2014 | 4 Comments
Easy Salt Dough Keepsakes – Shell Pendant

One of Pip Squeak’s favourite things is to collect SHELLS – LOTS of Shells. Every seaside we go to, she immediately sets off on a sea shell hunt – any size, big shells or small shells. Whole shells. Or broken shells. When we come home, she plays with the shells. Sorts them. Stacks them. Puts […]

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Bee Shooter Craft

| August 6, 2014 | 3 Comments
Bee Shooter Craft

Welllll… now here is a cute little craft – thanks to one of the new mums at our school! I had made “shooters” before – and the kids had a great time playing shooter games  with them. Recenly, the lovely Tinkerlab brought her fantastic new book and this contains some adorable Rocket Shooters – that […]

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Upcycled Crocs Boat Craft

| August 4, 2014 | 1 Comment
Upcycled Crocs Boat Craft

Well, I really am lucky, with today’s upcycled crocs craft!  These Croc Boats are so fun and love how well they float. But back to being lucky – I have to confess to having been a little crafty funk recently.. yes, we still make a lot – but a lot of the things we have […]

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