Education & Parenting

Weaving Craft Tipi

Weaving Craft Tipi

Weaving Craft Tipi The great outdoors is fantastic for kids to learn and face exciting adventures with one another but when you can't get the mischievous children out the house you can still keep them busy with these fun and cute designs of crafting Tipis. If you have bits of wool and twigs scattered…
Milk Carton Bird Feeder

Milk Carton Bird Feeder

Milk Carton Bird Feeder We LOVE simple yet effective designs like these, a milk carton turned into a bird feeder is a fun craft idea for the whole family to help bring to life. By making this cute bird house you are helping birds everywhere by providing food and shelter but you…
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 apple core project

DIY apple core project

We're all trying to instill a little more fruit into our children's lives, and for whatever reason, our kids seem to push away the idea of anything healthy without even asking what it is or even trying it. Frustrating - we know, but it seems to be something that's inevitable when in…
DIY copper pipe childs desk

DIY copper pipe childs desk

DIY copper pipe child's desk We have two tables in our kitchen, one big grown up table and one smaller wooden table - the kids have always loved this small table for crafting, and for tea parties with their friends. It is just the right place for homework or arts…
DIY cork bee mobile

DIY cork bee mobile

DIY cork bee mobile It's that time of year - you walk under a tree and the NOISE from the buzzing of the bees is amazing! We all love honey right? Well - let's enjoy and save the bees whilst we have a chance. We found an amazingly informative poster…
Butterfly Life Cycle – Paper Plate Craft

Butterfly Life Cycle – Paper Plate Craft

My kids and I LOVE exploring life cycles. We have been "hatching" butterflies for the last 3-4 years and are fascinated by the caterpillar to butterfly life cycle process. It really is an amazing experience to see the wonders of nature for yourself. To go with our Butterfly Life Cycle…
DIY Dominoes – Cute Pebble Craft!

DIY Dominoes – Cute Pebble Craft!

DIY Dominoes Oh my goodness - we have EXHAUSTED all of our games this holiday season - but that's what holidays are for right? I think it is time for a game of DIY Dominoes. So we have been looking for some new fun, something that we don't have to buy,…
Flour Sack upcycle

Flour Sack upcycle

Fascinating story from way back in the 1930s - you know how we love a good upcycling story - and this one harks back to pre 2nd World War - inspiring stuff! As poverty spread - the flour mills discovered that parents were making clothes for their children, dishcloths and…
DIY Table Cloth House

DIY Table Cloth House

Soooo, I adore homemade gifts for the kids. There is nothing more satisfying, than making something wonderful that the kids adore to play with! This day and age, many of us are tight for space, so there are limited number and type of toys that my kids can have. As…