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25+ DIY Gifts for Kids – Make Your Gifts Special!

| July 11, 2014 | 2 Comments
25+ DIY Gifts for Kids – Make Your Gifts Special!

I have to say, one of the things I have REALLY enjoyed since having kids in my life, is having the opportunity to MAKE for them. Whether it is my own kids, my close friends’ kids or kids in the family, making your own presents for them is just wonderfully fun. Whether it is a […]

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Gifts Kids Can Make: Hama Bead Keyring Owls

| July 2, 2014 | 8 Comments
Gifts Kids Can Make: Hama Bead Keyring Owls

So, we are coming to the end of our school year and I wanted Red Ted to make some small gifts for some of his “extra curricular” teachers. He has some lovely teachers, doing extra classes such as a writing workshop and “multi sports” with him and he loves the classes sooooo much. I thought […]

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17 GREAT Father’s Day Gifts for Kids to Make

| June 4, 2014 | 8 Comments
17 GREAT Father’s Day Gifts for Kids to Make

Father’s Day is rapidly approaching and fathers are notoriously difficult to buy, let alone make for.. let alone make with the KIDS FOR! I do believe that a lovely homemade card and breakfast in bed is often quite enough for Father’s Day or Mother’s Day.. but a small gift never goes amiss either, right? Or […]

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Gift Ideas for Teachers

| May 11, 2014
Gift Ideas for Teachers

I have to say, since my son started school 2 years ago (yikes, is it that long), I am in awe and appreciation of his teachers. So far we have been lucky and he has had amazing teachers and teacher assistants. And I think it is important to show our appreciation and gratitude for all […]

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Gifts that Kids Can Make: Notebook Decoupage

| April 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
Gifts that Kids Can Make: Notebook Decoupage

We are always looking for gifts that kids can make – so that the children can give personalised gifts to grandparents, uncles, aunties and friends… I have to warn you though… with my 4 and 6 year old, that usually means we need to make twice as many gifts as needed, so that they can […]

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Gifts Kids Can Make: Button Bracelets

| April 9, 2014 | 3 Comments
Gifts Kids Can Make: Button Bracelets

Our fascination with Buttons continue… I am determined to actually use the buttons we have. Making button bracelets is a great “classic” button craft and also works well as Gifts Kids Can Make for Mother’s Day or for a friend. They are really easy to make and fun. You can make your button bracelets all […]

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World Book Day Craft: Easy Bookmarks

| February 19, 2014 | 4 Comments
World Book Day Craft: Easy Bookmarks

We love our books and what better way to celebrate our love for our books with a craft on World Book Day. The kids were keen to make something that related to ALL of their books. Mmmmmh, so I needed something that could easily be repeated for a number of our favourite books, without of […]

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Gifts Kids Can Make: DIY Bath Salts

| January 22, 2014 | 1 Comment
Gifts Kids Can Make: DIY Bath Salts

The the gingerbread house shares with us a great DIY Valentines Gifts today – bath salts! This would also work nicely as a Mother’s Day Gift! Check out the rest of our 31 Days of Love series with lots of Valentine’s Cards and Valentines Treats! My children love to be creative but just occasionally I like to make something a little more grown up […]

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Fingerless Gloves – FREE KNITTING PATTERN

| January 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
Fingerless Gloves – FREE KNITTING PATTERN

Welcome to Clare, from Seasider in the City on 31 Days of Love series. I love here wonderful Free Knitting Pattern to make these fingerless gloves. A great knitting starter project and a lovely Valentine’s Gift too! Check out previous posts, such as Valentine’s Cards , Valentines Gifts that Kids can Make and Valentines Treats! I’m Clare from Seasider in the City and it’s a pleasure to […]

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Recycled Crayons: Gifts Kids Can Make

| December 18, 2013 | 22 Comments
Recycled Crayons: Gifts Kids Can Make

Well, we are rapidly approaching those “last few days” to Christmas and are finishing off most of our Christmas Crafts for Kids, as well as Kids Christmas Cards. Both children said they wanted to make a gift for their friends.. so FINALLY (it only took me about 3 years to do so), we made recycled […]

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Gifts Kids Can Make: Decorated Candles

| November 27, 2013 | 2 Comments
Gifts Kids Can Make: Decorated Candles

I have been making our recycled advent candles again recently (in essence following the same process as for our Easter Eggs Candles but with a “normal” mold). Red Ted asked if he could draw some numbers on our candles (1 through to 4 for the 4 Advent Sundays) which made me think – why not […]

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Egg Cozy Hat Pattern

| November 16, 2013 | 3 Comments
Egg Cozy Hat Pattern

I taught myself to crochet a couple of years ago. And the key things with things like crochet or knitting is to keep at it. So every so often, I find mini crochet projects to keep me up to speed. I was busy putting together a Breakfast Hamper Gift set (great for New Mums or […]

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Chicken Doorstop Pattern – a Great Gift Idea

| November 6, 2013 | 10 Comments
Chicken Doorstop Pattern – a Great Gift Idea

Well.. I know many of you are familiar with our “juggling chooks”. They are a super easy sewing projects and look much trickier and impressive than they are…. I love that you just upcycle some old clothes and fabrics and hey presto you have a great craft and a super cute gift for kids. Make […]

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DIY Wrapping Paper Ideas

| September 16, 2013 | 14 Comments
DIY Wrapping Paper Ideas

Last year, we went through a “spate” of making our own wrapping paper. It was partly due to the fact, that we had RUN OUT of wrapping paper, but also because I thought it would be fun to involve the kids in making our own wrapping paper. A great outlet for their creativity, with a […]

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