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Leaf Owls

Leaf Owls

          This month we are all about owls, so here is another wonderful craft. Instead of using paper, why not use the materials provided by the outdoors. Unlike the Bark Owl posted a few days ago, these leaf owls are more colourful alternative. With the summer…
cardboard forest

cardboard forest

Cool Cardboard forest Looking for some fun things to do with your little ones, or a great classroom project? Working with books featuring forests and woods? How about creating an entire forest from toilet roll tubes and cutout tree shapes? How adorable is this project? A great one for environmental…
DIY Pipe Cleaner Pumpkins

DIY Pipe Cleaner Pumpkins

With Halloween just around the corner, we are looking for some fantastic ways to spook up your home. These DIY Pipe Cleaner Pumpkins stood out.... they look fantastic (subtle yet colourful) but are also easy to make. Perfect for those rainy autumn days leading up to Halloween. Dangle them in…
12+ Owl Crafts – What a Hoot!

12+ Owl Crafts – What a Hoot!

12 Owl Crafts - What a Hoot! We love this time of year. Even though it often comes with WET and WINDY weather it is a great time to head indoors, get cozy and get crafty. Also, Autumn and Fall Crafts for us are all about the wonderful woodland creatures…
hula hoop rug

hula hoop rug

Oh how we LOVE the idea of a hula hoop rug! So we've explored lots of different basic weaving techniques, using twigs and leaves, and generally taking our time, enjoying weaving at its very basic. We would really like to have a go at something a little more complicated, so…
Toilet roll racing cars

Toilet roll racing cars

Toilet roll racing cars We just can't get enough of toilet roll crafts... I can't bring myself to put them into the recycling box... So for once I'm not annoyed when the boys leave the loo rolls on the side of the bath, instead of popping them into the waste…
DIY Photo Wall Hanging

DIY Photo Wall Hanging

DIY Photo Wall Hanging In our house we love taking beautiful photos, capturing the memories and putting them on display but it can be hard to find new and interesting ways to display them!   We have so many ways to take photos now with cameras at the tips of…
gnome stick plant markers

gnome stick plant markers

Gnome stick plant markers - of all the things! We've been planting quite a lot this year, and have had bumper crops in the garden - it's great to watch it all grow, but you can't always remember what you've planted where?! guilty as charged, we pulled up the carrots…
Papier Mache Carrot Pencils

Papier Mache Carrot Pencils

Papier Mache Carrot Pencils Well - with Spring literally JUST around the corner we start to think of all of the fun crafts we can do, and the bunny rabbit *springs to mind (*no pun intended!). Allegedly the rabbit's favourite food is the honest carrot, we loved the stories of…
DIY Bird House

DIY Bird House

What is it that draws us to the birdhouse? Is it the simple shape? or the connotation that they are a lovely little house for the bird family? Maybe it's the childhood delight of seeing the baby birds with their open beaks waiting for their parents to return?! Who knows…