Monday, 17 October 2016

Spiders Web Fingerprint Counting

Fingerprint counting is such a fun way of learning to count.  Print out our FREE PRINTABLE spiders webs and add fingerprint spiders to each web. We have two versions of the printable, one with numbers 1-9 and one blank for you to add your own numbers. 
Fingerprint counting FREE PRINTABLE. A simple fingerprint spiders web activity for toddlers, preschoolers and the early years. This spider learning activity is themed around the book 'The Very Busy Spider'.  Great for a autumn or winter project.

Sunday, 16 October 2016

Bubble Wrap Autumn Tree

Autumn is such a pretty time of the year.  The changing colours of the Autumn leaves inspired this bubble wrap Autumn tree craft. Printing with bubble wrap is such a fun art process and simple enough for toddlers and preschoolers to enjoy.  What's even better is that this simple tree craft can be used to enhance small world play. 
Bubble wrap and cardboard tube autumn tree craft for kids.  Toddlers and preschoolers will love this simple printing technique.

Thursday, 13 October 2016

Wooden Name Garland

Make your own DIY wooden name garland.  This is a project which I have been meaning to do for ages! I am so glad I have finally got around to making a name garland as it looks so pretty hanging up in Daisy's bedroom. It was really simple to make too, the hardest part was picking the colours!

Personalised wooden name garland/ bunting.  Follow the simple instructions to make your own DIY name garland.   Perfect decor for a child's bedroom or nursery,  baby gift idea or keepsake.

Thursday, 6 October 2016

Leaf Hedgehog

Leaf crafts are a must for kids during the Autumn! Use our free printable to make a simple leaf hedgehog. This leaf craft involves getting outside to make a collection of leaves and then using them to make the spikes on the hedgehog. Toddlers and preschoolers will love this quick Autumn activity and you can guarantee that each hedgehog will end up looking different!
Autumn leaf craft ideas for kids.  Leaf hedgehog with free printable hedgehog colouring page. A simple autumn / fall activity for toddlers and preschoolers.

Sunday, 25 September 2016

Leaf Puppets

As Autumn begins so do all the leaf crafts!  Leaf puppets are such a simple and fun activity for toddlers and preschoolers.  After reading the 'Leaf Man' by Lois Ehlert we made a collection of leaves and then set to work on making our own leaf man (well about 20 leaf men, monsters and owls!) 
Leaf puppet activity inspired by the book 'Leaf Man'.  A simple fall/ autumn craft idea for toddlers and preschoolers.  Great pre-writing activity.

Saturday, 24 September 2016

No Sew Easy Felt Crafts

I'm always on the look out for easy crafts and have put together a collection of no sew felt crafts that I love.  All of these crafts only use felt scraps so it's a great excuse to use up any little scraps of felt you have lying around. If you are like me and not a fan of sewing you will be pleased to see that they are all no sew! Most of them are easy enough for kids to make too!

No sew easy felt craft ideas using felt scraps. Most are easy enough for kids to make.

Wednesday, 21 September 2016

Disney On Ice presents Frozen

Watching Disney On Ice is a truly magical experience for the whole family. This year Disney On Ice presents Frozen.  The full story is brought to life on the ice and we can't wait to watch.  Daisy will be old enough to enjoy the show now she is two, so the whole family will be heading to Birmingham in October this year. We can't wait to sing along to the songs "let it go" and "Do you want to build a snowman".  We will share our review with you after the show, but for now here is some information about the show. 

Disney On Ice Frozen review Birmingham

Saturday, 10 September 2016

Nature Owls

Use pine cones and conkers along with felt scraps and googly eyes to create these cute nature owls. Kids love going on nature walks and this Autumn craft can be made in minutes using the nature they have collected. 

Autumn/ Fall kids craft ideas using nature.  These nature owls are made from pine cones, conkers and felt scraps.

Wednesday, 17 August 2016

Clay Boat & Underwater Craft

Children of all ages will love this simple clay boat and underwater craft.  You begin by making an underwater scene and then make a sailing boat to sail upon it. This Summer activity combines process art with clay modelling which makes it perfect for toddlers and preschoolers as well as older children.

A clay sailing boat and underwater craft for kids. A summer activity for toddlers, preschoolers and older children thats combines process art and clay modelling.

Tuesday, 16 August 2016

DIY Sponge Water Bombs

We made the best of the summer sunshine today by making sponge water bombs to use for a huge family water fight. It was so much fun! It takes 2 minutes to make these simple DIY water bombs and all you need is a pack of sponges and some elastic bands. 

How to make DIY sponge water bombs.  Summer activity ideas for kids.