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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…

colourful Easter crafts for toddlers
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10 colourful Easter crafts for toddlers

Hurrah!  Spring is almost here (in the UK our clocks change at the end of the month) and Easter with it.  In anticipation of this, I’ve rounded up my favourite 10 colourful Easter crafts for toddlers below, plus a few more after that too. AND you have the chance to WIN one of 3 $500…

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Family Christmas traditions (some crafty, some not)!

I LOVE Christmas.  I mean seriously LOVE IT.  I think it’s because my parents (Mum especially) always made a huge deal out of it when we were growing up and had lots of traditions that were (and still are!) repeated year on year.  Mister Podge had his own family Christmas traditions and now that we…

world map mural ideas for kids
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World map mural ideas for kids

I’m really excited to be sharing some awesome world map mural ideas for kids with you using this gorgeous vintage map mural from 1wall! Surprisingly, given its quality, the map mural is only £49.99, comes with easy to follow instructions and is large enough to cover an entire wall of our boys’ bedroom.  It looks…

Printable snowman craft for kids
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Printable snowman craft for kids

Today I’m sharing with you an easy free printable snowman craft for kids.  It’s a fun, simple collage idea that even young kids can do with very little help.  I’m linking up with this month’s #GetYourCraftOn challenge, where you can find many more fantastic snowman crafts!   For this printable snowman craft for kids, you…

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Z is for ZOOM!

An exciting and low-prep art activity for kids to learn the letter Z (or indeed any letter)!  Paint plus cars makes toddlers happy… This Z is for Zoom craft idea is part of the 31 days of ABC series, which I am linking up to (you can see the rest of the fantastic posts on…

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