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Spring Craft Ideas

| February 27, 2014 | 7 Comments
Spring Craft Ideas

As you may have guessed, we are getting all excited about Spring Crafts at the moment!! Spring is definitely in the air and with that we love to start thinking about garden crafts, planting things, flowers, blossoms and butterflies. So many heart lifting things that Spring brings our way. As usual, I have gotten together […]

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Need Help with The Summer? Camp Mom! is Here…!

| May 11, 2013 | 1 Comment
Need Help with The Summer? Camp Mom! is Here…!

With the Summer Holidays starting in only a couple of weeks time in some parts of the world, some of us may already be fretting about the long long weeks stretching away ahead of us, as well as worrying about any learning regression that may occur during the holiday season. To help you through the […]

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5 Thrifty Gardening Ideas

| April 13, 2013 | 15 Comments
5 Thrifty Gardening Ideas

This morning I “made” a super simple, super quick DIY Propagator and I just HAD to share it with you. And then I thought, hang on a minute… all our seedling growing and gardening is thrifty and upcycled – we have newspaper seedling pots and loo roll seedling pots and juice carton pots. So, I brought them […]

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Kids Crafts: Grass Heads

| April 4, 2012 | 72 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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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 | 44 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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Kids Get Crafty: 5 Little Ducks went Swimming One Day…

| March 16, 2011 | 56 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. So, this time we are making a Paper Boat, that FLOATS. Kids can colour it in and […]

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