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Creative and fun craft ideas for children


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Advent calender ideas

Oh, it is almost the first of December and the countdown to Christmas will truly begin in our household. What a wonderful way to celebrate advent, with your very own hand made and personalised advent calender – here is a round up of our top ten favourites that are sure to inspire. They are amazing advent calender ideas to make with or for your little ones. There is just about time to get making before the 1st of December. Continue reading


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Paper plate Christmas Wreath

Paper plate Christmas wreath

Paper plate Christmas wreath

We have been feeling in the mood for Christmas in our house, so much so that Ted and I couldn’t resist making our very own paper plate Christmas Wreath, inspired by some we had seen on other sites. A great idea for making something for Christmas with little ones. It was such fun to make, and Ted couldn’t believe how realistic it looked when finished and can’t wait to hang it on one our doors inside our house. Continue reading


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Christmas wreath craft ideas

Clothes peg Christmas card wreath from http://www.craftinessisnot optional.com

In our house we have already started to get excited about Christmas and it got me into thinking about Christmas decorations and all things festive to make with Ted. I love to have a Christmas wreath on the door, and am so inspired to make our own after seeing these wonderful ones on the web. Continue reading


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Halloween sun catcher

Halloween sun catcher

Halloween sun catcher

Here is Ted’s Halloween sun catcher, which he made to hang in our window for Halloween. He was keen to have lots of bats flying in the sky, which I cut out for him to stick on. I love tissue paper and we got all of our colourful paper tissue out, which he sifted through and was very thoughtful about choosing different shades of blue for the sky. Continue reading


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Autumn leaf threading

Threading round autumn leaves

Threading round autumn leaves

Here is Ted threading round autumn leaves over half term. The week before half term, he had returned home from school proudly clutching geometric shapes with holes round them, that he had threaded with large shoe laces. He had threaded them in class to help develop fine motor skills and also to strengthen the tripod pencil grip. Continue reading