Spring Farm Birthday Party

A party on a farm in Spring was a great idea. When my sons went to their 4 year old friend’s birthday party I was so impressed with it that I had to ask if I could share it here on the blog. It was on his nan’s farm. We were warned it could be messy … Read more

Spring Butterfly TRH Craft

Our Preschooler has a Global Developmental Delay and trouble engaging in activities and keeping his attention. We think he also has sensory processing disorder and likes touch – so when a tiny bit of paint gets on his skin he starts to paint himself. Therefore, I’ve been practising repeating the activity of simply painting a … Read more

TRH Craft – Chicks in Nests

Easter Chick in a Nest made from a Toilet Roll Holder I have been trying to help my youngest stay engaged in an activity a bit longer, so I am doing a series of Toilet Roll Holder Crafts (TRH). I’m hoping that the repetition and routine will help. We started by painting brown some TRHs … Read more

Chocolate Easter Egg Cakes

 The problem with these cakes is they were so delicious we wanted to keep eating them!  We always use the all-in-one or I like to call it throw in the bowl mix. 3 eggs, 6oz butter, 4oz castor sugar, 6oz of flour, pinch of baking powder Then to make them chocolate just throw in some drinking chocolate and whisk … Read more

Easter Chick TRH Craft

Today we made Chicks from TRH (Toilet Roll Holders) as it is the run up to Easter. First we painted a toilet roll holder yellow, cut it in half and glued on a pipe cleaner as a beak Glue on the all important googley eyes Then some feathers Being careful that you do not knock … Read more

Easter Bunny TRH

We have really got into our Toilet Roll Holder Craft. With Easter coming up a Bunny was the perfect craft. Besides which my youngest prefers things that are familiar. First we mixed red and white paint together. He has a low attention span and tends to end up just painting his hands.  I’m finding by keep … Read more

C is for Carrots

I thought I’d teach the boys about life by doing C for Carrots. First I simply cut out some letter Cs and some strips of green paper. Got him to colour them in and stick them together. Then on Pinterest I saw these seed planters made from toilet roll holders. original source I decided that … Read more