Re-create the colour, sparkle and pizazz of firework night with this simple glitter craft for kids. The fireworks are easy to make and look really effective. These firework pictures make brilliantly glittery place mats for your dining table, to cheer the room up as the nights start drawing in and the weather gets colder. Alternatively, you could use them as invitations to a firework party. … Continue reading Firework glitter placemats
I love autumn, it is a season of change: the air smells different, the weather gets chilly and leaves on the trees turn. Of course, there is half term to fill and Halloween is a brilliant theme for some creativity. Here are our top 10 things to do in October: Nature walk and leaf picture. On a bright, chilly autumn afternoon, its nice to go … Continue reading 10 things to do in October
Welcome to my first ‘Make it Monthly linky’! Make it Monthly is a lovely craft/ diy themed linky, which has been hosted by Sarah at her wonderful blog, Whimsical Mumblings. She has very kindly allowed me to join her in hosting the linky, so here it is! Make it Monthly is a friendly place to proudly share all of your brilliant creations. Whether its home … Continue reading Make it Monthly!: August
I think smell is such an undervalued sense, even though it is so closely linked with our sense of taste. Smells evoke memories just as strongly as music and photographs (the smell of suncream is an instant ‘holiday’ fix, and aromas of cinnamon and dried fruits are so ‘Christmassy’) and yet we don’t treasure them in the same way. We cant expect babies to … Continue reading Smelling sensory bags
In need of some rainy day activities for the summer holidays? Or a stimulating, creative gift? Look no further than the Meals and Makes activity kits! Here are three activity packs, all with a fun foodie theme and fully loaded with ‘Meals and Makes’ to get kids cooking; positively encouraging food happiness. Each of the packs include recipes and creative makes which are simple … Continue reading Little packs of foodie fun: Available now!
There is a very important thing missing from my blog so far:- Play dough! This stuff needs no introduction (but Im doing one anyway!). My girls have enjoyed playing with this from an early age. Its such a relaxing, creative activity. Ideal for when the weather is bad. Making your own play dough is just as fun as playing with it (and hopefully you have … Continue reading Chocolate play dough
Kids can take their minds off of the stresses of school with these two relaxing and satisfying sewing craft kits. They are ideal for a long journey or weekend away because they are compact and everything you need is included. Each CE marked craft kit has easy to follow instructions, along with a stitch guide and recipe. There are two kits: Ice cream cross … Continue reading Sewing kits from Meals and Makes!