For more creative fun outdoors make some nature paintbrushes or a bubble snake.
We were lucky enough to be sent our cardboard playhouse from www.wiplli.com. They also sell cardboard castles and tepees and are offering readers 10% off. Just type in the code 'messylittlemonster' for your discount.
I made the cardboard playhouse up in the garden for the kids to paint. Our house also came with some stickers which we added once the paint had dried.
The kids loved painting the house as well as themselves! They were totally covered in paint by the time they had finished. They decided to paint inside the house too.
They loved going in and out of the two doors and popping their heads out of the windows.
Once the paint had dried we took the playhouse apart and made it up in our playroom. Harry added the stickers which came with the house.
The kids have had a brilliant time playing in their house. Harry has even added a few cushions to make it cosy.
Harry: Age 4
Daisy: Age 21 months
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