Spring and Easter Family Entertainment Ideas

simple spring flowers

If you’re like me you cannot wait for the next school holidays to spend some quality time with the children. And what a lovely time of year that it is with the arrival of Spring and Easter. Whether its days out together, crafting, cooking or a holiday it really is a special time together. Getting … Read more

Paddington Bear Biscuits Craft for Kids

paddington bear biscuits

Paddington 2, the sequel to the popular 2014 film, is being released onto the big screen on Friday 10th November 2017. In Paddington 2 our favourite bear takes up a new hobby of baking, so what better way to celebrate the release than with some gingerbread Paddington bears taken from his very own recipe book! … Read more

Gel-a-Peel 3D Design Station Review

Gel-a-Peel 3D Design Station Review

My boys love getting crafty and were keen trying to try the Gel-A-Peel 3D Design Station. The gels can be used to either trace a template on the 3D Design Station or let the imagination run free. Once it has dried then peel off the creation and use as 3D accessories. About The Gel-a-Peel 3D … Read more

Easy Nativity Craft with White Stuff #ad

Mary and Joseph Christmas Craft

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 … Read more

Say it with Flowers – Craft ideas

say it with flowers

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 … Read more

The Weekend Box – EAT, EXPLORE, MAKE, GREEN #Review

weekend box review

Sometimes you want to be able to entertain the children without having to put too much thought into it. For me anything that helps entertain them whilst encouraging them to come away from the various screens around them is always a bonus. So I was really keen to review the Weekend box: Something to EAT, … Read more

Day 15: How The Grinch Stole Christmas & Penguin

Penguin trh

Today I have a Guest Post from Aly from the blog Bug, Bird and Bee as part of the  Christmas TRH Book Advent, which today we are on day 15. How the Grinch Stole Christmas Over the last couple of years we have built up quite a collection of Dr.Seuss books.We have a number of favourites, but … Read more

Christmas TRH & Book Advent

Chrismtas toilet roll holder advent

Christmas TRH and Book Advent is about combing two of my favourite things. This year I have been purchasing books slowly (24 books do not come cheap). So this year we are making 24 different TRH Christmas crafts and then securing the bottom with a bit of cardboard (from the bottom of a cereal box), … Read more

Halloween Spiders Creations

Money Spider - Halloween Spider craft for kids #Pinkoddy

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 … Read more

Toilet Roll Holder Craft Angel

Toilet Roll Holder Angels Simple Craft for Young Children  We made a face by drawing around the toilet roll holder and cut out the circle. Then we drew the eyes, nose and mouth on. Then we attached the face to the TRH with glue. We made some wings by folding the paper backwards and forwards … Read more