Monthly Archives: April 2014

Juice Carton Crafts: Viking Ship

Juice Carton Crafts: Viking Ship

Juice Carton crafts (or Milk Carton crafts) are really fun - and we especially love juice carton crafts that make the most of the juice carton's properties - the long thing shape, the pointy top and of course the fact that it is waterproof. There are so many uses and…
Quick Pom-pom garlands

Quick Pom-pom garlands

Quick pom-pom garlands are so easy to make - and really effective! Admit it, we are all a little bit obsessed with the pom-pom - when we were kids, we used to make giant pom-poms to attach to our school bags, or hang from our bedroom door handles. Practically every…
Toys glued to mirror frame

Toys glued to mirror frame

Children's toys glued to a mirror frame - quick and easy! We all have piles of small plastic toys knocking around the house don't we? And chances are your children have moved on to bigger and better things as they get older yet these small toys are deemed too precious…
Apple lollies

Apple lollies

Who could resist trying all of these apple lollies? I don't know about you, but of all the delicious fruit that is easy to grow, and buy here in the UK, apples can be the hardest fruit to get your kids to eat WHOLE - Mine like them when they…
TP Roll Crafts: Koinobori (Wind Socks!)

TP Roll Crafts: Koinobori (Wind Socks!)

Toilet Rolls or Kitchen Towel Roll Crafts are simply the best. Both materials are readily available in mosts homes and surprisingly versatile. There are so many toilet roll crafts you can make with the kids, you will never get bored of this material. We have seen everything from Toilet Roll…
DIY Giant Bubble Recipe

DIY Giant Bubble Recipe

Summer is ALL ABOUT BUBBLES in my eyes. Lots of time spent outdoors and playing in the sunshine (well hopefully playing in the sunshine.. you never know here). Here is a GREAT bubble recipe AND a "how to make your giant bubble wand" how to as well. Because if you…
Junk modelling – Water bottle fish

Junk modelling – Water bottle fish

Water bottle fish - what a great way of upcycling an old plastic bottle - great activity for kids of all ages and abilities. We all have lots of these plastic bottles come in and out of our lives... Ours hang around for a bit, and then find themselves in…
Egg crafts – Junk Modelling

Egg crafts – Junk Modelling

Oh how we LOVE Junk Modelling. We have a big old vase in our kitchen, and whenever we have a milk bottle lid, or a beer cap, an old screw or a spare hook, we pop it in the old vase... These little bits and pieces build up gradually, and…
Lego Matchbox Beds (Free Printable)

Lego Matchbox Beds (Free Printable)

Now these lego matchbox beds made me smile - and the best thing... is that they come with a free printable! My little son would adore these. Boys always pretend that they don't like dolls and dolls' beds and houses... but I think secretly they do "really". And these little…
Shell Crafts: Dollies

Shell Crafts: Dollies

We ADORE shells and are always collecting shells whenever we find them. In fact, if we are by the seaside and we can't find any shells we feel positively cheated! And eventhough we love the shells, we find them quite tricky to craft with (sometimes). Which means, that I am…