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Nature Play Ideas – only nature needed

| July 3, 2014 | 11 Comments
Nature Play Ideas – only nature needed

So, the Summer Holidays are upon us. The long warm days stretch ahead of us and the kids will be running riot. On our last holiday, we decided to take some books, pens & notebad, a pack of cards and nothing else. Our kids are 6yrs and 4yrs old. We brought no toys. We decided […]

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Minion Crafts – Weebles made from Kindersurprise Egg Capsules!

| April 16, 2014 | 22 Comments
Minion Crafts – Weebles made from Kindersurprise Egg Capsules!

We have been meaning to make this Minion Craft for AAAAAGES. We have been collecting Kindersurprise Egg capsules for weeks now, and making sure that we are stocked up on Googley eyes, which are just perfect for any Minion Craft. With the Easter holidays upon us, we finally have enough time to get on with […]

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Lavender Ideas – Makes & Bakes

| July 24, 2013 | 4 Comments
Lavender Ideas – Makes & Bakes

Summer is in full swing here in the UK and with Summer comes LAVENDER! We adore lavender – it is has such a pretty purple colour and of course it smells divine. Lavender is ideal for crafting AND for cooking with. So today we share with you a range of lavender make and bake ideas […]

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Kids Crafts: Chestnuts Crafts – Spiderwebs

| October 24, 2012 | 40 Comments
Kids Crafts: Chestnuts Crafts – Spiderwebs

One of my new “favourites sites” is Badut, especially as she is currently doing lovely Chestnuts crafts for kids one after another. Some I remember from my childhood others are quirkily new. The one she “reminded me of”, were today’s Chestnuts Spiderwebs. Last year The Imagination Tree also had a lovely set made with straw […]

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20 Back To School Crafts & Ideas

| August 13, 2012 | 30 Comments
20 Back To School Crafts & Ideas

Well, well, well.. for some of us the Summer holidays have all but started, for others, the new School Year is beginning! So get ready for “Back to School” craft ideas. To be honest, they are great activity throughout the holidays (who doesn’t love a bit of stationary?!), as well as the new school year […]

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How to… Make Soap (for Beginners)!

| March 9, 2012 | 60 Comments
How to… Make Soap (for Beginners)!

How to make soap – for beginners or a Dinosaur activity for you! (Say what? Dinosaurs AND soap? Read on..). “Real” soap making is actually tricky, you need chemicals (Lye) and safety equipment (googles, gloves) and thermometers… so after reading lots about it, I decided that maybe it wasn’t quite for me. But I still […]

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How to… make Magazine Beads

| January 6, 2012 | 33 Comments
How to… make Magazine Beads

Welcome back to a thrifty and upcycled How To: Make Magazine Beads. Magazine beads are a popular craft amongst children and teens…but in fact they originated in Africa, where people make them for a living. So just because children make them in the “Western World”, don’t “knock them” until you have had a go. They […]

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Kids Get Crafty: Walnut Mouse Racing

| February 2, 2011 | 52 Comments
Kids Get Crafty: Walnut Mouse Racing

Welcome to Kids Get Crafty! We have this little craft up our sleeve ever since the 6th December: Saint Nikolaus Day, when the children get nuts, raisins and Satsumas from St Nic during the night. Gently open the walnut shells and save the whole ones for crafting! Today we made some very easy Walnut Mice, […]

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