Toys

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…
Garden Tent DIY

Garden Tent DIY

Garden Tent DIY We have just had a hot hot HOT weekend here in the UK and  spent most of it outdoors in the paddling pool. It feels as if summer has arrived and it is time to spend more time outdoors. Though the hot sun is fun, it is…
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…
trash can bin makeover

trash can bin makeover

Trash can bin makeover Whether in the classroom, or in the playroom at home, encouraging the kids to tidy up after themselves is a chore in itself! So the plan for this new term is to create different bins for different parts of the playroom - a place for soft toys,…
Cardboard Box Pizza Oven (Shoe Box Crafts)

Cardboard Box Pizza Oven (Shoe Box Crafts)

  Cardboard Box Pizza Oven (Shoe Box Crafts) Oh this has PERFECT written all over it.. I mean.. look at this wonderful shoebox craft! How easily it has been converted into a fun fun fun DIY Pizza Oven for the kids to play with! Simply genius. This goes to show…
How to make a kite – confetti kite

How to make a kite – confetti kite

How to make a kite. We all love a kite right? When you are done with bubble blowing this summer (great DIY Giant Bubble Recipe here).. and ready for a new adventure.. let's fly a kite! Who doesn't burst into song with 'let's go fly a kite' whenever anyone mentions…
Kawaii Kitten Pusheen Cat Sock Softie

Kawaii Kitten Pusheen Cat Sock Softie

Cat Sock Softie I love simple sewing projects - they are a great way for everyone who is exploring sewing for the first time.. and sock softies make brilliant first sewing projects. Today we share a cat sock softie - designed to look like the ever popular Pusheen Cat (an…
Chalkboard Dolls House DIY

Chalkboard Dolls House DIY

Chalkboard Dolls House DIY I am rather partial to all things homemade and simply ADORE making things for kids to play with. I have sewn them some plush toys in the past and made them a hobby horse and a fabulous Knight's shield... but this... THIS Dolls House DIY is simply…
TP Roll Frog & Fly Game

TP Roll Frog & Fly Game

TP Roll Frog Game If you know me, you will now that I ADORE all things TP Roll... I find that TP Rolls are so incredibly versatile and that there are so so sooooooo many things you can make out of said humble item (check out some of our favourite…
Mermaid Matchbox Dollies

Mermaid Matchbox Dollies

Mermaid Matchbox Dollies I am a total sucker for matchbox crafts. I think I have some very happy memories of making cute little things with matchboxes and once at school we were challenged to see how many DIFFERENT small items we could fit into a matchbox for charity. It was…