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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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Paper Fortune Cookies How To

| January 12, 2015 | 1 Comment
Paper Fortune Cookies How To

With Chinese New Year around the corner, we are starting to have a think about different Chinese New Year’s Crafts to do. Without fail, our favourite Chinese New Year’s Craft to date, have been our little Dragon Puppets that come with a handy free printable. In fact, I am going into Pip Squeak class again […]

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Bee Shooter Craft

| August 6, 2014 | 3 Comments
Bee Shooter Craft

Welllll… now here is a cute little craft – thanks to one of the new mums at our school! I had made “shooters” before – and the kids had a great time playing shooter games  with them. Recenly, the lovely Tinkerlab brought her fantastic new book and this contains some adorable Rocket Shooters – that […]

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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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World Book Day Craft: Easy Bookmarks

| February 19, 2014 | 5 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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Fairy Tale Crafts: 3 Little Pigs

| February 5, 2014 | 28 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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Origami ideas for kids

| November 21, 2013 | 0 Comments
Origami ideas for kids

If you’re looking for a different craft to introduce to your little ones, origami is a great option. You don’t need much equipment, it makes little in the way of mess and the skill levels differ greatly so you can find something fun for a child of any age to make. Plus, it’s something they’re […]

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Kids Crafts: Paper Mache Dino Bank

| September 19, 2012 | 31 Comments
Kids Crafts: Paper Mache Dino Bank

I decided to quickly take advantage of the remaining days of holiday to make some Paper Mache Piggy Banks with the kids! They have recently really gotten into their ceramic piggy banks (don’t ask) and are forever playing with them. I thought a paper mache version maybe safer and less likely to break. With paper […]

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Kids Crafts: Butterfly Mobile

| June 6, 2012 | 25 Comments
Kids Crafts: Butterfly Mobile

As some of you may know, we have been watching caterpillars grow and transform into butterflies these past few weeks! Well, watching them grow and transform has been an exciting journey – culminating in us actually seeing one butterfly hatch. It was truly amazing and wonderful. I have photos to share for you, but they […]

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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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Kids Crafts: Making Mini Books & Garden Journals

| March 21, 2012 | 32 Comments
Kids Crafts: Making Mini Books & Garden Journals

Welcome to this week’s kids’s craft – Making Mini Books, which we turned into our Kids’ Garden Journal! First we dif some gardening and then we made some mini books out ONE sheet of paper (very cool and very exciting). This mini book will become the children’s “Garden Journal” (or simply use it as a […]

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How to.. Make Paper Quilled Butterflies (Guest Post)

| December 16, 2011 | 29 Comments
How to.. Make Paper Quilled Butterflies (Guest Post)

Remember the lovely Daisies from a few weeks back? Well Honey from Honeys Quilling is back and is sharing another wonderful tutorial with you – How to Make Paper Quilled Butterflies. I think they are beautiful! Why not give a quilling set to someone as a gift and have a go? I think it is […]

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