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A scavenger hunt exploring texture in nature

This scavenger hunt is inspired by nature and the myriad textures found outdoors.  It’s a great way to get kids excited about going for a walk and exploring the natural world around them. For this scavenger hunt, you will need: This free printable scavenger hunt list (click to download an A4 pdf) A pen or…

7 DIY gifts for kids

DIY toys for kids

Today I’m sharing 7 super DIY toys for kids (and babies) from last week’s #Pintorials linky and around the web. Wouldn’t these make great gifts? 7 clever DIY toys for kids: Homemade apple pie busy bag from Study at Home Mama Little Miss Muffet storytelling box from Adventures of Adam Toddler busy board from Hands…

Autumn craft pasta necklaces

Painted pasta necklace Autumn craft

The weather has turned chilly & damp here in Kent and we are enjoying more cozy crafting activities like this easy Autumn craft: painted pasta necklaces. What you need to make this Autumn craft: pasta tubes (we used elicoidali – a bit like rigatoni, a giant form of macaroni with ridges – perfect for little…

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5 recycled art & craft ideas for kids using cards

Today I’m delighted to welcome Lesley at Decorque Cards (check out her blog here), who is guest posting about recycled art & crafts using greetings cards.  Over to Lesley… You plan out what seems like an endless array of activities to keep the kids entertained during the summer, yet still hear the words ‘I’m bored’…

10 pretty princess crafts & activities

10 pretty princess crafts & activities

Today I’m sharing 10 pretty princess crafts & activities from last week’s #Pintorials linky and around the web. 10 pretty princess crafts & activities: Glitter bracelets from A Pumpkin & A Princess No carve glitter pumpkins (for Cinderella) from Hodge Podge Craft DIY felt crowns from hellobee Light-up princess dress tutorial from So Sew Easy…

10 terrific crafts for teens & tweens

10 terrific crafts for teens

Today I’m sharing 10 terrific crafts for teens & tweens from last week’s #Pintorials linky and around the web. 10 terrific crafts for teens & tweens: Comic book magnets from Crafts by Amanda Easy origami elephant from Hodge Podge Craft Personalised jewellery from Bargain Hoot Metallic heart pot from Sum of Their Stories Hand stitched…

How to make a dinosaur garden PIN

How to make a dinosaur garden

I’m so pleased that lovely Kate from Crafts on Sea is going to show us how to make a Dinosaur Garden today! Kate Williams blogs at Crafts on Sea and is a stay at home mum to two small superheros. They like dressing up as Batman and Robin, crafts where they can get messy and…

Awesome Miffy giveaway

Awesome Miffy giveaway!

*CLOSED* Today I have an awesome Miffy giveaway for you!!  Are you a Miffy fan?  I am (and have been since I was small). Miffy was created in 1955 by Dick Bruna and has gained more fans with each generation since then. I love her innocence and the minimalist style of the drawings. Anyway, on…

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