Monthly Archives: April 2014

Craft Stick Bird Feeder

Craft Stick Bird Feeder

We are always on the look out for fun craft stick crafts.. and this is a perfect little idea: a craft stick bird feeder! My favourite bit MUST be that little perch. How cute is that. A great garden craft to do with the kids this Spring or Summer too!…
Cookies in a jar

Cookies in a jar

Cookies in a jar - perfect for the store cupboard. We all love a cookie - admit it, and baking with kids is great fun too - watching the science of mixing different ingredients together to MAKE something like cookies, biscuits or a cake. So the classic cookies in a jar is a great…
Free Easter Colouring Page

Free Easter Colouring Page

My kids LOVE colouring!! They can spend AGES of it. I love this GIANT Egg Colouring page. This will keep them nice and busy this Easter, whilst we wait for the Easter Bunny to do his thing. Just the perfect free Easter Coloring page indeed! Thank you. Click here for…

Dr. Seuss Activity Cubes

I certainly cannot resist a little of Dr Seuss... he is fun, colourful and full of lessons... and of course his books lend themself to some GREAT learning opportunities. Take one of this fantastic books (preferably at tatty old copy.. or if not, colour photo copy relevant pages) and make…
How To Make A Bouncy Ball (Recipe)

How To Make A Bouncy Ball (Recipe)

We LOVE DIY recipes.. and having a go at making "every day things". It is a fun activity for kids and also a little experiment in science - seeing how different matters come together to yield something new. This How To Make a Bouncy Ball is just such a thing…
Colour mixing water wall

Colour mixing water wall

Have you seen or made a water wall? Have you ever made them with colour mixing thrown in for good measure?! As it gets warmer here, so we move to play more outside. The kids love all water based play, whether it be a paddling pool, jumping through a sprinkler,…
Easter Egg Decorating – Free Printables

Easter Egg Decorating – Free Printables

Ok, we do love to decorate Easter Eggs... and we love using real eggs, plastic eggs, or wooden eggs. We also know, that some of you have less joy in the egg decorating department... you just don't have the time, or you can't do with any messy paints or glitter…
Kick the can – bean tin crafts

Kick the can – bean tin crafts

Kick the Can - perfect for the holidays! Let's get outside and play... Quick, whilst the sun is shining... and even if the sun is NOT shining, this craft is perfect for making and creating, and upcycling old tin cans into the classic Kick the Can game. Your recycling box is…
Paper Plate Crafts: Crowns

Paper Plate Crafts: Crowns

Paper Plates are a great resource for crafting with kids. Leftover from a party, or bought inexpensively at a dollar store or poundshop, it is quite surprising into how many different things you can turn your paper plate! Usually used as a "canvas" for masks or pictures, we particularly love…
DIY Dolls – Yarn Wrapped Peg Dollies

DIY Dolls – Yarn Wrapped Peg Dollies

If you love making your kids little gifts and toys to play with, you will love these adorable little peg dolls. These DIY Dolls are so sweet, make a whole set, pop them in your pocket and then take them along wherever you go! Lots of playtime and precious little…