Thursday, 27 April 2017

Lion Footprint Craft

Kids will love creating this cute lion craft using their footprint. Adding a fingerprint mane is a nice extra touch.  Handprint and footprint crafts always make such lovely keepsakes and gifts. Why not paint onto a canvas to make an extra special piece of wall art.
Lion footprint craft for kids - an adorable keepsake activity. Great for babies, toddlers and preschoolers.

Thursday, 13 April 2017

Easy Bunny Art

What a perfect Easter or Spring craft project! Kids will love making bunny art using our cute free printable. Decorate the bunnies using a fun painting idea that is easy enough for toddlers and preschoolers. Have fun!

Easy bunny art for kids with a cute free printable. Some Bunny Loves You.  An Easter/ Spring/ Mothers day craft project. Toddlers and preschoolers will love the fun painting idea used to decorate the bunnies.

Thursday, 6 April 2017

Plastic Bottle Easter Basket

Easter egg hunts are so much fun! Today we are sharing an easy Easter basket craft for kids to make themselves, and all you need is a plastic bottle. We used a milk bottle, added a few decorations and a handle and we were ready to go egg hunting! 

Plastic bottle Easter basket craft for kids. An easy Easter activity for toddlers, preschoolers and older children.

Friday, 31 March 2017

Unique and Fun Gift Ideas for Kids

Finding the perfect gift ideas for kids isn't always as easy as it first seems. Children often have so many toys that it's hard to find a unique and exciting gift for them to enjoy. We have found the perfect website for gift ideas, 'Wicked Uncle', a website full of fun, interesting and unusual present ideas for children. They have ideas for children of all ages from babies to teens. The gifts are all reasonably priced too!

Unique, interesting and fun gift ideas for kids. A gift list full of creative present suggestions for children that are reasonably priced.

Sunday, 26 March 2017

How to Make Homemade Crayons

Recycle old broken crayons and turn them into fun shaped crayons at home by following our simple instructions. Homemade crayons make a fun gift idea for toddlers and preschoolers, as well as older kids. Today we are sharing some rainbow bunny themed crayons which are perfect for Easter time.

How to make shape crayons at home. Follow these easy instructions to recycle broken crayons into fun shaped crayons. A simple DIY and fun gift idea for toddlers and preschoolers as well as older kids. 'Knuffle Bunny' book activity idea.

Friday, 24 March 2017

Craft Stick Craft Ideas for Kids

When it comes to craft supplies craft sticks (also known as lollipop sticks or popsicle sticks) are high up on the must have list as they can be used in so many fun ways. Today I am sharing a collection of fun craft stick craft ideas for kids.  Some of the ideas are super simple and suitable for the youngest of children, some are a little more complicated and more for older children or for making with a little help from mum or dad. 
20+ of the best craft stick (lollipop stick / popsicle stick) art and craft idea for kids.

Thursday, 23 March 2017

Floating Foil Boat Experiment

Introduce children to floating and sinking with this easy science experiment.  Kids will love designing and making tin foil boats and testing how well they float. They can investigate how many gems each boat can hold before it starts to sink, maybe even have a little competition. Even the youngest of scientists will enjoy this fun challenge. 

Floating foil boat experiment.  An easy science floating and sinking activity for kids to experiment with. Great for preschoolers and school aged children. Book themed activity based on 'Toy Boat' by Randall de Save.

Sunday, 12 March 2017

Rainbow Spin Art Flowers

Bright and colourful flower crafts are perfect for this time of year as Spring begins. Kids will love using a salad spinner to create spin art rainbow flowers. This fun painting idea is easy enough for toddlers and preschoolers to enjoy and the flowers all look beautifully unique.

Rainbow spin art flowers. An easy Spring or Summer craft for kids. Toddlers and preschoolers will love this fun painting idea.

Thursday, 9 March 2017

Marbled Heart Craft

'The Day it Rained Heart's' by Felicia Bond is a beautiful children's book about a little girl that collects hearts and creates personalised gifts from them. Today we are sharing an easy marbled heart craft inspired by the story. Marbling using shaving foam is such a fun art process and perfect for younger children. 

Easy kids marbled heart craft using shaving foam. A fun art and sensory heart activity for toddlers and preschoolers. Inspired by the story 'The day it Rained Hearts' and national reading month.

Sunday, 5 March 2017

Rainbow Spaghetti Sensory Play

Rainbow spaghetti is great for sensory play and so easy to make. Follow our simple instructions on how to make brightly coloured rainbow spaghetti in a ziplock bag. Babies, toddlers and preschoolers will love exploring the colour and texture of the spaghetti and as it is edible there are no worries about them putting it in their mouths. 

Rainbow activities for kids. How to make rainbow spaghetti. A sensory rainbow play activity for babies, toddlers and preschoolers. Edible/ taste safe play for kids. A book activities to accompany 'A Rainbow of my Own' by Don Freeman.