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Easy Origami Swan – a great intro to Origami

| June 29, 2015 | 0 Comments
Easy Origami Swan – a great intro to Origami

Welcome back to another day of PAPER CRAFTS!! We have a whole set of EASY ORIGAMI patterns for you to try out either for yourself or the kids – a great way to give origami a go and discover that it isn’t as hard as it looks! Today we have this wonderful and of course […]

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Stacking Origami Gift Boxes – Cute Cats

| June 19, 2015 | 2 Comments
Stacking Origami Gift Boxes – Cute Cats

Today we have a super cute guest post (or guest vlog, depending on how you see it) from Jenny Chan over at Origami Tree. Jenny is a passionate paper and Origami crafter and has a wonderful youtube channel with lots of classic and brand new Origami Patterns. Today, she is sharing with us these super […]

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Monster Corner Bookmarks (and Owls!)

| June 5, 2015 | 2 Comments
Monster Corner Bookmarks (and Owls!)

With Father’s Day coming up, we thought these fun monster bookmarks would go down well.. the best thing is – you can make any design you want.. it doesn’t have to be a Monster Corner Bookmark, but you could make an Alien, an Owl a penguin and bear… and lots lots more.. the the imagination […]

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Easy Origami Cats – Paper Crafts for Kids

| May 25, 2015 | 0 Comments
Easy Origami Cats – Paper Crafts for Kids

Aaaah yes.. here we are again MORE Origami for Kids.. more EASY Origami for Kids.. as my kids hit 5 and 7yrs old, I find that they can do more and more origami type projects. And we particularly love the “easy and simple” origami patterns, that only need a few steps to complete – much […]

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How To Make an Origami Budgie

| May 6, 2015 | 5 Comments
How To Make an Origami Budgie

You may have noticed our recent love for paper crafts – or more specifically Origami for kids. My kids are now 7yrs and 5yrs old and it is a great age to start introducing them to paper folding techniques and simple Origami crafts. To date, I have found my kids enthusiasm hit and miss – […]

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How to Make an Origami Butterfly (simple)

| March 19, 2015 | 5 Comments
How to Make an Origami Butterfly (simple)

It is wonderful to see my kids get into some basic Origami paper folding crafts – they are now 5yrs and 7yrs and just about able to manage. Interestingly, they do well on these paper crafts for different reasons and depending on the item we are making. My son LOVES making Paper Boats and my […]

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Easy Pikachu Craft for Pokémon Lovers

| March 4, 2015 | 3 Comments
Easy Pikachu Craft for Pokémon Lovers

So we have been havig a bit of fun with Origami lately… and had a go at some ADORABLE Origami Bunnies – super cute and easy to make. And as we made a rainbow set of them… the yellow paper bunny suddenly started looking a lot like Pikachu from Pokémon!!! So we made another yellow […]

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How to Make an Origami Lucky Star

| July 23, 2014 | 6 Comments
How to Make an Origami Lucky Star

Twinkle Twinkle Litte Star… and now it is time to make some of these adorable little Origami Lucky Stars. I am a bit rubbish at  Origami “in general”, as I am too impatient and not neat enough. But there are some great simple little Origami crafts that are great even for the likes of me! […]

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Fairy Tale Crafts: 3 Little Pigs

| February 5, 2014 | 29 Comments
Fairy Tale Crafts: 3 Little Pigs

Just as I decide to focus a little more on fairy tales and nusery rhymes and look at what fun Fairy Tale Crafts we can do, Red Ted comes home from school telling me that they are “doing fairy tales”. Perfect timing then! Crafts for Fairy Tales are a great way of bringing the story […]

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4th of July: Papercup & Ball Game

| May 23, 2012 | 9 Comments
4th of July: Papercup & Ball Game

Welcome back to this week’s kid crafts and I have a classic kids crafts for you today – our paper cup and ball game – it is a great introduction to Origami or paper folding activities for young children. I did this post for Pre K and K Sharing and you can see all the photos […]

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How to… make a Paper Boat

| April 23, 2010 | 26 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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