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Creative and fun craft ideas for children


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Fingerprint Christmas tree card

IMG_3914Here is Ted’s Christmas tree card, which he made a few weeks ago. He wanted to make one with fingerprints, like he had recently in school, and also cotton buds, which he dipped into paint. He had great fun with fingerprints, then while it was drying scoured our craft supplies for suitable decorations. Continue reading


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Christmas clothes peg bookmark

IMG_4111Today, Ted has been in the mood to make all things Christmas – pretty much all day, so there are going to be a host of Christmas posts coming up soon. He has wanted to make some secret presents for his Dad, and this is one of the first – we made these Christmas clothes peg book marks together as they are pretty tricky for little fingers. Ted is trying to keep them a surprise until the big day itself. Continue reading


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Hand painted bauble

IMG_4092Ted has had a wonderful time in school in the run up to Christmas, thanks to his fantastic teacher and assistants. They have had loads of great ideas – here is another of Ted’s Christmas tree decorations that he made in School for this Christmas. He was so excited to show it to us and put it on our tree himself. I love the idea of personalising  a Christmas tree bauble like this.


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Lollipop Christmas Tree decoration

IMG_4093Here is Ted’s lollipop Christmas tree that he made in school. This week he came laden with wonderful Christmas crafts he had made in school, and was beside himself with excitement. He couldn’t wait to show us what he had made and this decoration is now on our tree.

 


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Clothes peg Christmas fairies

Fairies waiting for Christmas

Fairies waiting for Christmas

I was making some fairies for the Christmas Crafts workshops that I am running this week and next and Ted loved them and wanted make one of this own, which is in the middle. He thought our Christmas tree will need an angel on top, so has added a halo to his. I know that Christmas is weeks and weeks away, but we can’t wait to put them on our Christmas tree – I am sure that between now and Christmas these three fairies will be joined by many more. We have been using some wonderful fluffy wool for some of our fairies which gives them a really magic quality. Continue reading


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Pop up Christmas tree card

Pop up Christmas tree card

Pop up Christmas tree card

In all of our excitement about Christmas, Ted and I have already secretly started to make pop up Christmas cards, and have tried this very simple version of a pop up Christmas tree card. It looks really effective and can be decorated in so many different ways – Ted used stick on stars and spots as baubles, but it would look wonderful with glue and glitter, ribbon, the list is endless. Continue reading