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How to Make a Papier Mache Erupting Volcano for the Science Fair

| July 23, 2015 | 0 Comments
How to Make a Papier Mache Erupting Volcano for the Science Fair

Today we are sharing our very own Papier Mache Erupting Volcano, it was a relatively “quick project” that we made in a “last minute” hurry to celebrate my son’s “Hawaiian Day” at school. My son has been learning all about the Hawaiian Volcanoes – in particularly Mauna Loa and was very excited to recreate a volcanic […]

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Bottle Top Castanets

| July 6, 2015 | 1 Comment
Bottle Top Castanets

Oh these cute little click clack toys or Bottle Top Castanets have been on my to do list simply forever. I first spotted this fabulous little idea many moons ago, when I did a 15 Musical Crafts round up. El Hada de Papel made a cute set, and we so wanted to have a go! […]

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30 Shoe Box Craft Ideas

| May 13, 2015 | 2 Comments
30 Shoe Box Craft Ideas

Oh I am a bit of a hoarder of Shoe Boxes.. I don’t know what it is about them, I just love them – they come in that perfect “little size”, you can put things IN a shoebox, shoe boxes stack neatly and they come in all sorts of colours. We particularly shoe boxes, as […]

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Little Red Riding Hood Craft – TP Rolls Again!

| April 20, 2015 | 6 Comments
Little Red Riding Hood Craft – TP Rolls Again!

We do love a good TP Roll craft.. and today, we combine our TP Roll love with our love for Fairy Tales – creating a cute Little Red Riding Hood play set or story telling props. This craft was “designed” especially for the Kids Crafts 101 “Blog Hop” – a special series – bringing together 14 […]

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How to Make a Taggie Blanket – Easy Sewing Project

| April 15, 2015 | 0 Comments
How to Make a Taggie Blanket – Easy Sewing Project

Aaaah though my kids are now 7yrs and 5yrs… and many of our friends have “done” the baby “thing”, there is a new wave of babies around us… so lovely indeed. And as with previous friend’s babies, I LOVE to make my own baby gifts. In the past, I used to knit an adorable little […]

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DIY Foldable Take Along Train Set

| April 13, 2015 | 1 Comment
DIY Foldable Take Along Train Set

Oh my oh my oh my! How I love it when we make something… and then one of my lovely readers sends me AMAZING photos of their version of our craft.. today we have a Fold Away Take Along Train Track Book by Adriana G! Yep, a bit of a mouthful, but you need it […]

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Egg Carton Easter Bunny

| April 1, 2015 | 1 Comment
Egg Carton Easter Bunny

Time for some more Easter Crafts for kids and all ages!! Today we have some more Egg Carton crafts for you – some adorable little Egg Carton Bunnies. I totally love that THIS Easter Bunny Craft, comes complete with “bunny basket” to carry around all those Easter Eggs the Easter Bunny has to hand out!!! […]

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Milk Carton Woven Basket Craft

| March 16, 2015 | 4 Comments
Milk Carton Woven Basket Craft

Today, we would like to show you how easy and simple it is to turn a plastic milk jug (or juice carton) into a cute little woven basket craft.. This little upcycled basket is perfect to fill with goodies on Mother’s Day or to let the kids use as an Easter Basket.. or make it […]

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Bubble Wrap Painting – Puffy Sheep Mobile

| March 10, 2015 | 4 Comments
Bubble Wrap Painting – Puffy Sheep Mobile

Today is all about getting painting. My kids love to paint and we regularly get the watercolours out and they just have a go.. but every so often it is fun to do something different.. possibly a little messier? or quirkier? And today is all about bubble wrap painting and printing.. to be honest, bubble […]

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Rainbow Butterfly Cork Crafts

| March 2, 2015 | 3 Comments
Rainbow Butterfly Cork Crafts

Welcome back to more crafty fun! Today, we have an adorable little cork craft, that is super easy for younger kids to make too (in fact, we will be doing this with Pip Squeak’s Reception class sometime soon!). These little cork bugs or butterfly corks are a great way to “use up” some kids art, […]

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Valentine’s Day Tealight – “You Light Up My Life”

| January 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
Valentine’s Day Tealight – “You Light Up My Life”

Today we have yet another great guest post to share with you – today it is all about Valentine’s Day Tea Lights – recycle some old baby jars to make these beautiful little Valentine’s Day Decorations! Over to Jenae from I Can Teach My Child! Having a baby in the house, I am constantly trying […]

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12 Christmas Cork Crafts – Getting Festive!

| December 5, 2014 | 1 Comment
12 Christmas Cork Crafts – Getting Festive!

Welcome back to another Crafty “Round Up” and Craft Video!! Today’s topics is a favourite crafting material of mine – Wine Corks and Champagne Corks! It isn’t that we drink that much (ahem!), I get them all from my in law (honest!!), I just love the texture, shape and feel of course. They are almost […]

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Cork Angel Craft

| December 1, 2014 | 1 Comment
Cork Angel Craft

Hello hello! Welcome back to more cork crafts fun!!! Today, I share with you a little Cork Angel, that I made for the lovely people over at the Party Delights Blog! How I DO love a cork craft or too!!!! We have lots more Cork Crafts for you to browse! Cork Angel Craft – Check […]

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Rag Rug Wreath – Recycled Christmas

| December 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
Rag Rug Wreath – Recycled Christmas

A few weeks ago the lovely Elspeth from Ragged Life contacted me and invited me along to one of her Rag Rug making workshops. I remembered making similar Rag Rugs when I was little and at school and immediately wanted to revive my rag rug know how. So course accepted to come along. After some […]

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