Back to School Upcycled Craft Ideas

I was very excited this week to receive a mystery back to school upcycling crafts set! Amongst other exciting projects it included Clear Chalkboard and…

Free Pete’s Dragon Colouring Sheets

Free Petes Dragon Colouring Sheets Isn’t it just fabulous when you find something for free you just know your child will enjoy! Pete’s Dragon is…

Cool Cardz Scratcheez

Cool Cardz Scratcheez Laminating Craft Kit The summer holidays are upon us and we need a few good, toy time treats up our sleeve, specially…

A new pack of felt tips

A new pack of felt tips is such a simple gift but always so welcome, not just by my children. I hate felt tips that…

Creative Easter

I love to spend time with my kids making things and our kitchen table is well used indeed. Easter is one of my favourite times,…

How to make origami paper corner bookmarks

Do you know how to make origami paper corner bookmarks ? Sounds scary right? I love to craft but I have to admit my skills…

Our Homemade Christmas Tree

Well this months crafts are centred around Christmas  (of course) and making our bamboo Christmas tree. We were sent a lovely little box of bits…

Christmas Crafting with Bostik

You just cannot beat Christmas crafting for getting you in the holiday mood. Each month I am sent a box of craft and some Bostik…

Super Simple Halloween crafts

Whilst I really enjoy crafting we like to keep things easy in our house. So our crafts are do-able by pretty much anyone. We still…

Win a wooden figure of your child’s drawing with Bink

I have been telling everyone about Bink this week. Bink. An innovative, creative and fun company that help you the preserve the precious art your…

Back to school supplies

This week I have been sent some fab stationery by 3M. When I say I, obviously I mean my kids, I wouldn’t dream of pinching…

5 ways to encourage an older child to be artistic

Little children often delight in their art don’t they?  Showing it off proudly, insisting it is stuck to the fridge and adoring making everyone’s birthday…

7 thrifty craft ideas to see you through the summer

Are you looking for thrifty craft ideas to see you through the summer.   Thrifty craft ideas to see you through the summer 1. Stick…

Downloadable party kit for Fathers Day

Belle & Boo have a downloadable party kit for Fathers Day which kids will love to make. It really celebrates dad being ‘King For A…

How to make a butterfly feeder

Today – How to make a butterfly feeder – A very simple nature craft for kids   Easy How to make a butterfly feeder Ever…

How to make an invitation to create

I like to give the children invitiations to create. Just set out a few materials and invite them to explore (or not) what they want…

Mine for gems – kits for kids

Mine for gems Dr. Cool hands-on science kits each contain real gemstones or fossils and were developed by teachers. They have  won more than 100…

Flora Family Fun at Half Term

Well the weather was forecast to be rainy and cold over half term and after the excess of Christmas money was quite tight. Half term…

A Sweet and Simple Homemade Valentine Card

I am not a believer in commercializing romance. I’m really not but just the same as I dont think Christmas is all about gifts I…

Free Pop ArtPad App for Creative Kids

My kids both got tablets for Christmas (how lucky were they!) and I am really trying to encourage them to use them creatively and not…