Clothes Peg Hungry Caterpillar

Clothes Peg Hungry Caterpillar

Clothes Peg Hungry Caterpillar Oh how we love the simple clothes peg, or clothes pin as some call them! They really are a most essential kit in one's day to day life running a home, but who knew, before we started crafting with our children, quite how essential they are…
Make animal tracks

Make animal tracks

Make animal tracks How many times have you been on a walk (or an 'adventure' as we like to call them here at Fun Crafts Kids! - you mention 'walk' and the kids run in the other direction!), anyway, how many times have you been on a walk and you've…

Clothes Peg Giraffe

Clothes peg giraffe   It's often the simplest of household craft materials that inspire and delight a child (and their parent!) And how we love a clothes peg here at Fun Crafts Kids - so when we spotted this fabulous clothes peg giraffe over on Parents.com we could not resist…
Paper Chain People

Paper Chain People

Paper Chain People You never know when you might be stuck in a cafe, or on a train, or an airport unexpectedly, with small children... So we always carry a little emergency entertainment kit, which consists of pens, paper, and oh, here you go... scissors! Now I know you don't NEED…
Puffy Paint Pumpkins

Puffy Paint Pumpkins

Puffy Paint Pumpkins It's getting closer to that time of year! Halloween is almost upon us AGAIN and it feels as if it was only summer yesterday here! Every year we go and select and pick our Pumpkins, and try to think of new and innovative ways to carve and…
Super Easy Monster Pops

Super Easy Monster Pops

Oh my, I KNEW Monsters were adorable and the bestest thing.. no wonder my kids love all things monster.. I love love love these adorable marshmallow Monster Pops. Aren't they brilliant? And the fact that they are made using marshmallows (and not those tricky cake pops), makes me thing we…
Stuffed Jack O’Lanterns Kids’ Meal

Stuffed Jack O’Lanterns Kids’ Meal

Well, we are always looking for fun ideas to celebrate the different seasons. And Halloween is a great time of year to have some fun for the kids. Generally, like most busy parents, I don't really have the time to create crazy or quirky food for the kids. But, when…
What a Hoot: Owl Art For Kids

What a Hoot: Owl Art For Kids

What a hoot - who doesn't love Owls?? They are such beautiful creatures and are  a perfect theme for getting crafty with kids in Autumn or Fall (they make for "friendly Halloween crafts" too I think!). Here is a gorgoeus Owl Art projects from Meri Cherry, that is super child…
Rainbow Loom + Perler Bead Bracelets

Rainbow Loom + Perler Bead Bracelets

Oh my goodness, this little rainbow loom band + perler bead bracelet is simply GORGEOUS! Love how it brings together these two "childhood fads" - rainbow looms and perler beads and creates something so pretty, colourful and fun! We were already getting excited about Perler Bead Purses earlier today and…
Perler Bead Purse or Pencil Case

Perler Bead Purse or Pencil Case

We are always keeping our eye out for new and funky ideas of what to make with Hama Beads or Perler Beads as they are known in some parts of the world. Though the kids can spend ages making shape after shape after shape of Hama Bead templates, we love…