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Kids Crafts: Balloon Juggling Ball for 4th July

| June 20, 2012 | 25 Comments
Kids Crafts: Balloon Juggling Ball for 4th July

DIY juggling balls made from balloons and rice are on the agenda today! They also double us as great homemade stress balls, so make a good gift for Dad. This idea came from my neighbour’s (who blogs over at The Good Life Bloggers) 9yrs old son – the balloon juggling balls have been around a […]

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4th of July: Papercup & Ball Game

| May 23, 2012 | 8 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… a Make Doll’s House Bed

| February 17, 2012 | 18 Comments
How to… a Make Doll’s House Bed

Welcome. As you know, our Dolls’ House is an ongoing project. As I add room by room and detail for detail. I was very pleased with the shell sink and the shower I showed you last time and we had lots of fun decorating the house for Christmas! Today I have  simple bed pattern. I […]

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Quick Craft Post: Cardboard Box Doll’s Bed

| December 23, 2011 | 3 Comments
Quick Craft Post: Cardboard Box Doll’s Bed

A quick craft post to share Pip Squeak’s doll’s bed that she will receive this Christmas. Finally, it is finished – though not sure why it took so long, it was really quick to make: The Bed One pretty cardboard box (this one contained the gingerbread houses that we made) All I did was cut […]

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How to… Make A Cardboard Dolls House

| December 23, 2011 | 41 Comments
How to… Make A Cardboard Dolls House

This week, I wanted to “show off” our Cardboard Dolls House. There are MANY ways of course of making your own dolls house and this is just how we made it.. A while back, I bought some little wooden dolls for Pip Squeak’s birthday, as well as a random set of kitchen furniture. It was […]

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Review: VUPbaby – Melissa & Doug Beads

| November 14, 2011 | 3 Comments
Review: VUPbaby – Melissa & Doug Beads

Ever since we received our very first set of Hama Beads, I have discovered, that my kids simply *love beads* and it led to our Salt Dough Bead creation. Beads beads beads it is.. and we have even made some out of paper mache and sand! As much as we (I?) like making beads, the […]

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How to.. make a Sock Monkey

| September 30, 2011 | 29 Comments
How to.. make a Sock Monkey

Welcome back to this week’s “How to… Make A  Sock Monkey”. The Sock Monkey Pattern has been around a long long time. Originally it was designed by the Nelson Knitting Company. They came up with a way of making use of two whole socks to make a cute cheeky little monkey. The Sock Monkey Pattern […]

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