Snowflake Christmas card craft

It might not snow this Christmas, but you can still bring some snowflake magic into your home with this kids craft.  Make some personal Christmas cards; just like snowflakes, each one is unique!  This can be adapted for different ages; toddlers can just stick with some doilies (or you could cut the snowflakes for them), older children can do the cutting themselves.  You can make … Continue reading Snowflake Christmas card craft

Firework glitter pictures.

Firework glitter placemats

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

10 things to do in October

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

Make it Monthly image

Make it Monthly!: August

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

Smelling sensory bags

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 suddenly … Continue reading Smelling sensory bags