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 tips to see you through the summer.   1. Stick crafts are tons of fun. involve a lovely walk…

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…

Easy How to make a butterfly feeder

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

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…

Erasable coloured pencils

When I was a child I longed to be able to rub out mu coloured pencils and never found a way to do it. This…

5 Quick and Easy Autumn Crafts #Bostikbloggers

We have been crafting over the past few weeks ready for Halloween and to celebrate a lovely leafy Autumn. We have made some really fun…

Kids: Design Your Own Spooky Halloween Badge Competition

Kids – would you like to see your design printed onto your very own halloween badge? Simoney badges are inviting kids to create a spooky…

Eco Craft: Milk Bottle Elephants

We have always crafted from our recycling bin…its one of those essentials for a thrifty parent! Milk bottles, silver foil, egg boxes and cereal packets…

Bloom Pops Flower Design Studio

We have been doing lots of craft this summer holidays and the more they do the more ‘into it’ my children are…. growing in confidence…

Simple Play Ideas: Folded Paper Monster

Sometimes you are stuck  for a while with a restless child with nothing to do and nothing to play with …maybe you are waiting for…

A lovely practical paint box for children

The design experts at Faber-Castell have unveiled the latest products from the innovative Connector range. Faber Castell sent us their Connector Paint Box with 12…