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Paper Plate Chick & Bunny Purse

| July 30, 2015 | 0 Comments
Paper Plate Chick & Bunny Purse

We love crafting with Paper Plates – it took us a while to “get use” to them.. but once you have started crafting with them, like with TP Rolls, you will never look back and more and more and more Paper Plate crafts idea will head your way. Today, we share two ADORABLE Paper Plate […]

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10 Free Flower Colouring Pages

| June 10, 2015 | 0 Comments
10 Free Flower Colouring Pages

Our colouring page (mini) series continues. We have had great fun with the previous colouring pages – using them with water colours and turning them into suncatchers. Today, we have some Flower Colouring Pages for you – as there is a set of 10 simple colouring pages for your to choose from, I thought that […]

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Free Butterfly Colouring Pages for Spring & Summer

| May 28, 2015 | 0 Comments
Free Butterfly Colouring Pages for Spring & Summer

My kids ADORE colouring. It is a funny old thing colouring – as they do really enjoy creating and drawing “free hand too”.. but I think colouring pages, give them the chance to be creative, but also “switch off a little” and go into some sort of “meditative” state (I love watching their facial expressions […]

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Stone Crafts – Easy Ladybird Stones

| May 21, 2015 | 0 Comments
Stone Crafts – Easy Ladybird Stones

Some of you may know, or may not know, that my kids have launched their very own YouTube channel! Hooray. It is all rather exciting and lots and lots of fun. Their channel is all about kids creating videos for kids – i.e. it is all about stuff for kids BY KIDS. Today, they (I) […]

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35 Butterfly Crafts

| April 4, 2015 | 7 Comments
35 Butterfly Crafts

Now, my kids adore butterflies, and each year we get our own set of caterpillars, that we watch transform into stunning butterflies. It is amazing to watch the caterpillar/ butterfly life cycle and see those amazing animals emerge. To celebrate this lovely experience we also like to do a butterfly craft! Though we have a […]

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Blossom Craft Ideas for Spring #GetYourCraftOn

| April 1, 2015 | 1 Comment
Blossom Craft Ideas for Spring #GetYourCraftOn

Yes! It is that time again for me to hoste this month’s  GET YOUR CRAFT ON challenge. The Get Your Craft On challenge is a bit of monthly crafty fun, to unit Instagramers, Tweeters and Bloggers. Each month, we bring you a different Get Your Craft On Challenge on one of the “host blogs” and […]

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Pipe Cleaner Bunny Craft

| March 30, 2015 | 1 Comment
Pipe Cleaner Bunny Craft

Sneaking in another cute little Easter craft for you.. as I can’t resist making some fun little bunnies… here we have some pipe cleaner bunnies, that are quick and easy to make… I can imagine a whole set of these bouncing around the house. It is probably one of the simplest pipe cleaner bunny crafts […]

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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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Wooden Spoon Bunny

| March 18, 2015 | 1 Comment
Wooden Spoon Bunny

Ah yes, we love nice and simple and we love cute.. here is a cute little Easter Bunny Craft that I made many moons ago for The Guardian (ha, I think you can tell that by the photo.. I would take that picture so differently these days.. but I digress… this is a great little […]

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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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Coffee Filter Butterfly Crafts for Preschoolers

| March 9, 2015 | 2 Comments
Coffee Filter Butterfly Crafts for Preschoolers

Butterfly Crafts are a wonderful craft for this time of year – they are wonderful for waiting for Spring to arrive and they are fun to make right through the Summer. We finally had a go at some classic “Coffee Filter Butterflies” – great fun exploring colour theory whilst colouring our coffee filters and then […]

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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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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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Easy Fondant Sheep How To

| February 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
Easy Fondant Sheep How To

We recently made a Skylander’s Cake for my 7 year old’s Birthday party (full photos and post to follow!). As part of this, we need some little edible sheep decorations. I had some fondant icing left over, but couldn’t get decent black food colouring in time for finishing off the cake… so I came up […]

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