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Spring Activities: Cress Heads

| February 25, 2014 | 16 Comments
Spring Activities: Cress Heads

Cress Heads are such a CLASSIC Spring activity for kids – they are quick, easy and so so fun. Oh and they are quite inexpensive too!!! This is something you can do year in year out and kids will never tire of making their own Cress Head characters. In fact… you could have a competition […]

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Grass Caterpillars

| February 17, 2014 | 20 Comments
Grass Caterpillars

On my Facebook Page, I ask my readers to share their activities with us… Wendy  made these FANTASTIC Grass Caterpillars with her Gardening Group (check out our smaller Grass Heads too). She used the length of the leg of a pair of tights – each leg made three caterpillars… and: “I mixed a handful of […]

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Flower Craft Ideas

| February 3, 2014 | 7 Comments
Flower Craft Ideas

I don’t know about you, but I do love some flower crafts ideas to cheer me up. Flowers are so pretty at ANY time of year – colourful and just lovely. I often feel “guilty” though about having cut flowers (occassionally, I guess that is fine), so I like to surround myself with flower crafts […]

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Tissue Paper Flower Lollipops

| January 28, 2014 | 12 Comments
Tissue Paper Flower Lollipops

If you are looking for some flower craft ideas, you may like these super simple but pretty tissue paper flower lollipops.  I recycled old tissue paper from a REAL bunch of flowers I got to make these adorable roses crafts. So easy to make and would be a great little gift to a friend, a […]

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Tissue Paper Flower Fairy Lights

| January 27, 2014 | 5 Comments
Tissue Paper Flower Fairy Lights

Materials: LED Fairy Lights (these do not heat up, do NOT use non LED lights), tissue paper, tape, scissors We love fairy lights at any time of year. These blossom fairy lights are particularly pretty, as they brighten up your fire place or door way during the day, and then again in the evening. 1) […]

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Flower Crowns & Flower Play

| May 22, 2013 | 11 Comments
Flower Crowns & Flower Play

Well… it really IS that time of year – the the trees are blooming, the daisies are sprouting and flowers and blossoms are appearing everywhere – and my little girl, simply cannot resist PLAYING WITH FLOWERS and this weekend we made some easy peasy Flower Crowns for her teddies. It all started many moons ago […]

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Butterfly Canvas Craft

| April 30, 2013 | 3 Comments
Butterfly Canvas Craft

Spring really IS taking it’s time to arrive this year, isn’t it?! If you a tired of the cold, wet and dreary weather, why not take the opportunity to brighten up your home and bring a little Spring indoors? Here are some ideas for you and your family to enjoy! Butterfly Art Materials: a plain […]

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The Four Seasons – Spring Craft

| April 10, 2013 | 15 Comments
The Four Seasons – Spring Craft

Sooo. Some of you may know, that we now have a tradition of exploring The Four Seasons through an art project every year. This year’s seasons focuses on NATURE. We started the seasons a Winter picture made from sticks. Today’s focus is on the blossoming trees. If you feel inspired, here are our previous years […]

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Toilet Paper Rolls Craft: Sheep

| March 27, 2013 | 16 Comments
Toilet Paper Rolls Craft: Sheep

I feel like we have fallen off the toilet paper rolls craft wagon. I love crafting with toilet paper rolls so much (or loo rolls as we call them here in the uk), because they are free and versatile and great fun! (Do check out our TP Roll Crafts Hangout and round up, linking to 20 ideas!). […]

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Kids Crafts: Egg Carton Chicken Egg Cups

| March 15, 2013 | 35 Comments
Kids Crafts: Egg Carton Chicken Egg Cups

Hello! Welcome back to another Easter Craft ideas for you – these adorable Chicken Egg Cups made from Egg Cartons! Super simple, super cute. Takes minutes to make. But actually, these are not just for Easter, I think they definitely fall into the Spring Craft category too! I made one, showed it to the kids and Pip […]

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Kids Easter Crafts: Walnut Nests

| February 20, 2013 | 12 Comments
Kids Easter Crafts: Walnut Nests

I am so excited to share this week’s Kids Craft – our little walnut nests. Walnut crafts are just something I am rather partial too – they really remind me of my childhood and I love the “frugal ness” of saving the shell from walnuts you eat at home. To make these little nests, we […]

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Creative Creatures – Owl Kite & Book Review

| February 19, 2013 | 8 Comments
Creative Creatures – Owl Kite & Book Review

Even though my own kids craft book is about to launch, I can’t resist taking a peak at other people’s craft books. I just love love love browsing craft books and finding new ideas and inspirations to try out. Today, I have a wonderful book called Creative Creatures by Donna Wilson. Rather excitingly, I am […]

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Kids Crafts: Easy Pom Pom Bunnies

| February 6, 2013 | 33 Comments
Kids Crafts: Easy Pom Pom Bunnies

I have been waiting and waiting and waiting to make pom poms with the kids for absolutely ages. I wasn’t sure when they would have the dexterity to do it. So, when I saw the fun “fork poms poms” making the internet rounds, I thought the same principle could be applied to a piece of […]

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Kids Crafts: Spring Colours

| April 11, 2012 | 20 Comments
Kids Crafts: Spring Colours

You may know, that I am doing a “year long” four Seasons craft project with the kids. We did a bubble wrap and finger print Four Seasons last year and enjoyed the process so much, that we are doing another “set of seasons” this year. We do them every 3 months – first we wait for […]

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