Toys

DIY cardboard Airstream caravan

DIY cardboard Airstream caravan

Oh, we WISH we'd had this great idea ourselves - a DIY cardboard Airstream caravan! We really love the Airstream caravan, and would love to import a load to Europe and set up a funky campsite, but the weather isn't as fab as the US is it?! So we'll have…
Craft Stick Fairy Door

Craft Stick Fairy Door

I am afraid this is one those "inspiration" posts today, as these seriously wonderful CRAFT STICK Fairy Doors, do not come with instructions. But I HAD to share them with you, as I think they are simply the most wonderful thing EVER and I so want to make a set…
DIY Garage –  car craft

DIY Garage – car craft

DIY Garage - car craft HOW many little toy cars do you have in your house?! We have tonnes, literally... a combination of some of my own classics from childhood, and the bucket full the kids have accumulated, and bought from school fairs too. (that's a great way to build…
10 fantastic homemade toys

10 fantastic homemade toys

We love to play, all of us do right?! And even better if you've made that toy yourself - whether as an activity to do with the kids, or as a gift you've made for friends, here is part 1 of out ten fantastic toys round up! Let's start with…
washi tape puppets

washi tape puppets

Washi Tape puppets We never tire of washi tape crafts here at funcraftskids - simply the best sticky invention this decade for sure! We really love the different designs and how many types of crafts one can create with a bit of adhesive tape... When we were little my sister…
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…
Shampoo Bottle Crafts – Mini Handbags

Shampoo Bottle Crafts – Mini Handbags

  Here is a cute little idea of what to make from old shampoo bottles - doll's or teddy bear's handbags!! How adorable are they? And such a fun and clever recycled craft too! We have plenty of old shampoo bottles in our house.. and I have started saving them…
Magic Hat Bunny

Magic Hat Bunny

  Oh we love a bit of MAGIC in our house.. though this is strictly speaking NOT a magic craft as such.. it is rather adorable. Love the idea of making a "pop up toy" that is a white bunny in a black hat.. well, for young kids this will…
Shadow Puppets

Shadow Puppets

Shadow Puppets Shadow Puppets are fabulous fun at the best of times, we have fond memories of our Dad making shadow puppets on the wall, with his hands! This sweet theatre stage set design, simple to produce for old bits of cardboard you have around the home,   with adorable simple…
DIY Stone Crafts: Make a Road & Cars

DIY Stone Crafts: Make a Road & Cars

Oh my oh my oh my! We love all sorts of Nature Crafts - collecting sticks, pine cones, stones and leaves whenever we are out on a walk and coming up with ideas of what to make from them all. Nature is such a wonderful craft and play material, that we…