How to make Pom Pom Easter Chicks

How To Make Pom Pom Easter Chicks

Following on from last year's popular cress egg heads, this year we thought it would be fun to try a different Easter craft and make some Easter chicks. These cute little chicks made from pom-poms are easy to make and the children will love them. All you need to do is make a simple pom pom using yellow wool and stick on some googly eyes and a … [Read more...]

Get the Kids Gardening this Summer

children planting

Article Courtesy of TJ Hughes    Gardening is a fun hobby that can be enjoyed by all ages, and it has become an increasingly popular and inexpensive way for parents to enjoy some family time through teaching their own children how to garden. Gardening can not only help children to learn about wildlife, but can also help them to become … [Read more...]

How to create your own Temporary Tattoos

Make your own temporary tattoo

Article by Crafty Computer Paper www.craftycomputerpaper.co.uk   We all remember the good old days where we used to go crazy as kids for temporary tattoos. I mean who wouldn’t, they looked (kind of) like the real tattoos except they could be washed off the next day. These tattoos are still about today except they have gone a step further … [Read more...]

Happy Holidays!

This notebook is just for boys

Please note, highlighted text in this article redirects to the relevant product on Mini Social's website Article by Mini Social www.minisocial.co.uk Holidays again! Oh gosh, children at home…how do we keep them entertained for the next few weeks, will they be bored, and will we go crazy! Entertaining your little ones can be a tricky … [Read more...]

Easter ‘Egg Heads’ – A Fun Activity To Make With Children

Eggs

This is a really fun activity you can do with children of all ages.   For this craft I've used duck eggs as they are slightly larger than hens eggs. They are also white in colour which is great for decorating and tend not to have any stamps on them. They are available at farm shops and markets and even in some large supermarkets. … [Read more...]

Make your own Paper Windmill

Paper Windmill Craft

Article by Mrs Fox’s www.mrsfoxs.com We used to make paper windmills when I was little.  They are easy to make and are a great craft project for a rainy afternoon. At Mrs Fox’s we organise children’s parties so use windmills as a way to decorate a party venue, add the personal touch to party bags or as a craft that can be done at a … [Read more...]

Entertaining the Kidlets on a Budget

Dolls House

Article by Hannah Davey, www.dollshouses.co.uk So, we’ve hardly had chance to recover from the Easter holidays, and already we’re dreading the imminent summer holidays in which our darlings are able to accompany us for six whole weeks. As much as we love them, by the end of each break we can’t help but feel slightly relieved that school … [Read more...]

My Children Love to Help Me Test My Products

Product Testing

Article by Sarah, Angelhorizons   I have four smiling faces covered in cookie dough and multi coloured blobs of icing adorn children and surfaces alike. It’s the middle of the half term holidays and believe it or not I am working. I started my business as a way to keep my children’s growing feet covered and although we are a very small … [Read more...]

Bake Day

Sailing Themed Cookies

Article by Sally Hall www.dorothyandtheodore.com With winter upon us it is frequently necessary to stay in due to bad weather, wet weather or it just being so darn cold!  Baking is a great way to entertain the little ones and gives you the added bonus of producing something yummy at the end of it, as long as you don’t mind being left with a … [Read more...]

Fun with photos

Bear Passport

Article by Sarah Woods - Fab Rings  www.fab-rings.co.uk Photos deserve to be used so much more than just being stuck on a shelf gathering dust (or perhaps that’s just in my house!?). Children love to look at pictures of people and places they are familiar with, which makes them a great resource to use for some fun activities. The following … [Read more...]