Earth Day

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 Snail Costume

DIY Snail Costume

DIY Snail Costume Simple DIY Dress Up Costume?? Snail-ed it! Oh you know we like a fancy dress costume - And you know that - the simpler, the better! Having kids who are not terribly keen on dressing up has been a challenge, and because of that we've been always…
Giraffe Ears costume DIY

Giraffe Ears costume DIY

Giraffe Ears Costume DIY We have mentioned before that not everyone in our house likes to dress up for fancy dress occasions, so we like to look for simple ideas, where the costume is a partial dress up costume, and the wearer is more relaxed about joining in with the fun! How…
Earth Day Activities – Natural Earth Sign

Earth Day Activities – Natural Earth Sign

We love getting closer to nature and using Nature in our crafts and art work. Here is a wonderful little Nature Art Activity that is simply perfect as an Earth Day Craft too - get arty with things you find on your walk (be sure not to pick any wild…
Earth Day Felt Book and Counting Book

Earth Day Felt Book and Counting Book

This Earth Day Felt Book is simply perfect for me.. it has WONDERFUL and AWESOME and BRILLIANT written all over it. Such a great way to discuss that we only have ONE EARTH... and all the things that we cherish about it, whilst also exploring numbers and counting. The felt…
Earth Day Luminary

Earth Day Luminary

Earth Day is rapidly approaching and it is a great time to make some Earth Day crafts - celebrate our world with the children, discuss why we have Earth Day and what things we need to do to help look after our planet. I love this little Earth Day Luminary…
Pine Cone Lion

Pine Cone Lion

Here is a craft that should provide you with INSPIRATION - sometimes, we need to share things with you that are simply so darn cute.. and no other reason... and this pine cone lion is just one such idea.. I mean, look at him.. isn't he simply the cutest pine…
Upcycling Old Books into organizer

Upcycling Old Books into organizer

Upcycling Old Books into organizer They say with the advent of the kindle, that old books are dead... well that saddens us, we still visit the library, and like the good old fashioned printed page, so anything we can do to keep the tradition of the 'book' alive the better!…
Make your own Cloud Cushion

Make your own Cloud Cushion

Make your own Cloud Cushion You may have seen these cloud cushions in home stores around the country, or spotted them on line, and wondered how to make them, I know I have. So we were chuffed to find this wonderful Liberty blog - stacked full of great homemaking ideas,…
rainbow bottle caps

rainbow bottle caps

Rainbow bottle tops You'll no doubt know by now that we are rather fond of recycling and upcycled crafts. One of our biggest bugbears is seeing plastics going into landfill, and this week it's #ZeroWasteWeek so we've found a couple of crafts which draw attention to the disposable nature of…