Monthly Archives: March 2014

Easter Egg Suncatcher Crafts

Easter Egg Suncatcher Crafts

Suncatchers are such a beautiful and bright craft to make with the kids - they brighten up any dreary day and seeing the light shine through makes suncatcher crafts simply magical. I love this Easter Egg Suncatcher Craft, as it is just - that bright and cheerful. It is also…
Spin Art Flowers

Spin Art Flowers

We love FLOWERS... nothing better than a pretty flower craft for Mother's Day or as a Spring Craft to celebrate the warmer weather! Here are some super cute 3D flower Art pictures that use a Salad Spinner to create wonderful patterns. The kids will enjoy the process and make something…
New Rainbow Loom Designs

New Rainbow Loom Designs

We are just starting out on our Rainbow Loom endeavours... the kids are hooked (haha get the Rainbow Loom pun?!). Enough already. Rainbow Looms are great for kids to practice concentration, fine motor skills and yes, their maths skills (just think of all that pattern making). We have mastered the…
Hungry Caterpillar Crafts

Hungry Caterpillar Crafts

We ADORE the Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle. It is such a wonderful story and such a childhood classic. With lots of learning opportunities too. My kids have totally "grown up" with it. So when it comes to cute and fun Very Hungry Caterpillar Crafts, we simply HAVE to…
Mini Beasts Crafts for Preschoolers

Mini Beasts Crafts for Preschoolers

A cute little nature craft for preschoolers: make these adorable and fun mini beasts. The great thing about mini beasts for preschoolers, is that you can make them as "realistic" or imaginative as you like. Explore bees or ladybirds - discussing patterns and shapes, or create your own inventions. Your…
Kid’s costumes – Knight’s Shield

Kid’s costumes – Knight’s Shield

Kid's love dressing in Knight's costumes with a knights shield right? however, you have to get it RIGHT for some kids. There are LOADS of different designs out there, round, oval, rectangular, and triangular …all with differing designs, from lions, to eagles and we loved the simplicity of this one...…
How to Make Pom Poms (using a Pom Pom Maker)

How to Make Pom Poms (using a Pom Pom Maker)

We LOVE making pom poms. The kids love them, the grown ups love them and there are so many cute things to make out of your pompoms. You can use your traditional circlur card to make pompoms, or make life a lot easier (and involved your kids SOONER), by using…
Story Sack Ideas: The Gruffalo

Story Sack Ideas: The Gruffalo

Story Sacks Ideas are a wonderful way to bring Stories to life. Children get to explore a story in a very different way, practicing their verbal skills and recollection skills. It is fun and engaging. And the GRUFFALO is such a fun and engaging story. Love all the clever ideas…
DIY Music Crafts: Maracas

DIY Music Crafts: Maracas

DIY Music Crafts is such a fun way to combine lots of things at once: crafting a musical instrument, talking about the science of sound and of course making music itself. There are lots of music craft ideas out there to keep you busy, but we do like the look…
Mess Free Painting for kids

Mess Free Painting for kids

Mess Free Painting with Primary Colour Mixing is so much fun, you'll SO want to join in... When I saw this post, I was kicking myself that we'd not tried it when ours were smaller, so you'll be pleased to know that we've now had a go - and we…