Craft

craft ideas – mainly suitable for children to make by themselves

Easy Nativity Craft with White Stuff #ad

Easy Nativity Craft with White Stuff #ad

There are two things that I believe are really important about Christmas and what makes it really special – and they are spending time with family and appreciating why we celebrate. One of the ways I do this is by making Christmas Crafts in the run up to the big day – which helps really(…)

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Lego Egg Decorating – Eggett (Emmett) and Superman #MotivationalMonday

Lego Egg Decorating – Eggett (Emmett) and Superman #MotivationalMonday

Lego was always a really popular toy in our house, and over thirty years later it still is. The boys have actually been interested in it even more since watching The Lego Movie. When it came to making a costume we made a yellow Lego brick, so it stood to reason that this Easter would(…)

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Spring Dressing Up with Paper Plates and Other things

Spring Dressing Up with Paper Plates and Other things

I love spending some quality time with my children. One way to have some quality family fun is to do something crafty. This time we made some Spring Dressing up masks from paper plates. We decided to go with Rabbits and Sheep. We started by drawing and cutting out the eyes. We didn’t want to(…)

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Say it with Flowers – Craft ideas

Say it with Flowers – Craft ideas

What better than to Say it with Flowers to make someone feel special. They make such great gifts – Valentine’s, Mother’s Day, Birthdays, Anniversaries,Thank you, Sorry, Or just because. What nicer way to receive the gift of flowers than if they are home-made – carefully crafted. Once you’ve made flowers you can add them to(…)

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Hearts & Flowers Home Made Gift

Hearts & Flowers Home Made Gift

Homemade gifts are so special and personal, plus let’s be honest what with Valentine’s, Mother’s Day, Easter, Birthdays, Anniversaries, Christmas there’s only so many shop bought gifts you can give or receive. For me you really cannot go wrong with hearts and flowers. The idea for sand art bottle vases I got from a gift(…)

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Halloween Spiders Creations

Halloween Spiders Creations

I wanted to create something with the children along a Halloween theme. I started going through my craft cupboard and spiders just jumped out at me. Not literally you understand, but just everything I pulled out I just felt inspired of how we could make Halloween spiders – or friendly ones at that. See Halloween(…)

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Halloween Lanterns RedTedArt #GuestPost #MotivationalMonday

Halloween Lanterns RedTedArt #GuestPost #MotivationalMonday

As the days draw shorter and wetter, more attention is played to indoor activities. I particularly like having Halloween and Christmas to get the kids excited about. Craft is perfect for keeping them entertained and/or for making those extra special cards and presents. With this in mind, this month the Motivational Monday theme changes along with(…)

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