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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…

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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
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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
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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
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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
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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…

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