Reindeer Jars, Simple and Festive!

Chocolate Reeindeer Jars

If you want something that is super simple to make with young children that add a little festive cheer, try these cute reindeer jars! They could also make a cute little extra gift!   You will need… A clean jar with lid and the label removed. Tip: if you are struggling to get the label off the jar or you are left with … [Read more...]

Leaf Monsters – Autumn Crafts

Autumn Leaf Monsters

Today we went leaf collecting. On the way I asked my 4 year old son what we should make with our leaves, his (completely serious) response "Mummy, we should make an iPad"! Now if anyone knows how to do this please let me know, I hate to disappoint him! I was aiming to make a large collage but I think we're a little too early in the season as … [Read more...]

How to Make Easy Lego Party Bags

make your own lego party bags

When my son recently asked me for a Lego party for his upcoming birthday, I was happy to go ahead with his theme but worried about it becoming quite expensive! As well as trying to keep everything on a budget I also like to add some home made touches when planning a party as long as they're simple, look good and don't take up too much of my … [Read more...]

Easy Foot and Handprint Card Tutorial

Footprint and Handprint Card for Dad

  It was my husband's birthday this week and true to form I left it until the last minute to get his birthday cards from me and my son. Having found a perfect one to send him from me, I really struggled to find one that I liked to send from our four year old son. None that were for sale in the shops seemed quite personal enough, so we … [Read more...]

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...]

Wall Stickers – A Fun and Easy Way to Decorate a Child’s Bedroom

Step 5 - Admire Handy Work

Please note, highlighted text in this article redirects to the relevant product on the KidsWallStickers website Article by Jo Philipp, www.kidswallstickers.co.uk   Why Wall Stickers? Over the last few years wall stickers have become common place in children’s bedrooms. But why is this and what are the advantages of using wall … [Read more...]

Kids Party Cake Pops

Cake Pop

Please note, highlighted text in this article redirects to the relevant product on the www.MakeBake.co.uk website Article courtesy of MakeBake.co.uk   Cake Pops have now become an extremely popular party treat, perfect for children’s parties. A fun alternative to cakes and cupcakes, cake pops are presented on a lollipop stick and … [Read more...]

How to Make Heart Biscuits with a Glass Effect Centre

Glass Heart Biscuits

Simple biscuits with a 'glass' centre, would make lovely gifts, fab at a tea party or really cute for Valentine's Day! I originally saw something similar on Pinterest with stars but thought hearts would make a wonderful alternative and would make great wedding favours too!   Ingredients  (makes approx 25 … [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...]

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...]

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