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Stationery Craft Ideas – #GetYourCraftOn

| July 1, 2014 | 2 Comments
Stationery Craft Ideas – #GetYourCraftOn

The #GetYourCraftOn Challenge is BACK! Each month, a set of crafty bloggers challenge YOU to get crafty and share your crafts with like minded people  - be it via instagram, twitter, Facebook or Google+, use the #GetYourCraftOn Hashtag to share your ideas and find new ones! Alternatively, come here and join the LINKY PARTY! At […]

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Disney’s Frozen Craft – Puppets

| May 27, 2014
Disney’s Frozen Craft – Puppets

Well, it really is FROZEN mania here. I guess everyone is Frozen mad right now. I don’t know what it is about Frozen, but it has somehow captured the hearts and imagination of children all over the world (and maybe mine too). Really, this Disney movie is just wonderful. I hear the kids playing out […]

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35+ Elves and Fairies – Midsummer Celebration Round Up

| May 14, 2012 | 38 Comments
35+ Elves and Fairies – Midsummer Celebration Round Up

With midsummer approaching, I thought it would be fun to have a special “Fairies & Elves” round up – anything impish, elfish, fairy-ish and midsummer-night-ish to get you into that whimsical magical feeling! Hopefully the selectioin below will set you up for midsummer celebrations. When it comes to fairies, I particularly like the nature and waldorf […]

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20 Card Making Ideas for Kids

| May 11, 2012 | 8 Comments
20 Card Making Ideas for Kids

The kids and I love Card Making. As I have a rather pragmatic streak, I find that making cards for relatives and friends is a great way to have a creative session with the children AND to have a good “use” for the resulting craft. We do keep a lot of artwork, but we can’t […]

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Kids Crafts: Grass Heads

| April 4, 2012 | 76 Comments
Kids Crafts: Grass Heads

 Welcome back to Kids Get Crafty – this week we have our very special Grass Heads – Bill & Ben the Flowerpot men…. we made the grass heads about 3 weeks ago now.. and have been watching the hair grow and chop chop chopping it and trim trim trimming it off. Red Ted LOVES them! […]

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40+ Craft Ideas for HIM! Ideal for Birthday’s, Father’s Day & Christmas

| March 31, 2012 | 54 Comments
40+ Craft Ideas for HIM! Ideal for Birthday’s, Father’s Day & Christmas

Welcome to the “Gift Ideas for Him” craft round up! There are so many crafts and tutorials out there to delight children, girlfriends, mother’s and sisters and yet, it is always hard to find really good craft ideas for him – either the man in your life or your father or a brother! So I […]

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How To… Make Cutlery Wind Chimes

| March 2, 2012 | 25 Comments
How To… Make Cutlery Wind Chimes

I made this Fork & Spoon Wind Chime almost a year ago (wow, time does “fly”). At the time it was for the Tesco Summer Magazine. Wonderful to be featured there along side some of our cardboard tube pirates and saltdough dinosaurs. All great activities for long holidays. Finally, it seems like a good time […]

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How to… Make Juggling Chooks

| February 10, 2012 | 46 Comments
How to… Make Juggling Chooks

Another craft I have been meaning to make for aaaages – this cute and fun juggling bean bag chooks!  And there is nothing quite like a 4 year old’s birthday party to get you crafting (check out the Chook Bean Bag Toss)…… What I love about these chooks, is that they look ADORABLE and are surprisingly easy […]

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Over 30 Back to School Get Crafty

| July 31, 2011 | 33 Comments
Over 30 Back to School Get Crafty

Hooray it is “Back To School” crafts time!! Or maybe you would like to make something for your workspace in the office.. hopefully you will find something here from young to old. And with that we are looking forward to exploring lots of stationery and lunch box crafts and ideas.  To make with kids or for kids […]

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Kids Get Crafty: 5 Little Ducks went Swimming One Day…

| March 16, 2011 | 58 Comments
Kids Get Crafty: 5 Little Ducks went Swimming One Day…

Welcome back to Kids Get Crafty! This week we have a very simple and fun craft for you.. it has already provided hours of fun in our house – these little 6 stone ducks! It all started with a walk on the beach. We collect 10s of stones and dragged them home… once home, what […]

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How to make… a Six Pointed Snowflake

| September 24, 2010 | 18 Comments
How to make… a Six Pointed Snowflake

Well, how wonderful, yet another chance to bring you those, oh so simple, paper crafts. Today I will show you how to make lovely paper six pointed snowflakes. Unlike the previous crafts, this one does require cutting skills, so you will have to make these yourself or with slightly older children. Snowflakes are such a […]

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How to… make a Paper Boat

| April 23, 2010 | 25 Comments
How to… make a Paper Boat

I LOVE paper craft, as you can do it whenever wherever with whatever piece of paper you have! Get the hang of it and you can entertain your kids on a bus, a plane or in the car. Making paper boats is such a wonderful “childhood classic activity”. Make these paper boats out of any […]

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