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Creative and fun craft ideas for children


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Dinosaur peg routine chart

Dino peg chore chart

Dino peg chore chart

With the Summer holidays having started, I realised I needed to introduce something to help us maintain some semblance of routine to help us keep an even keel over the weeks of holiday to come. With all the fun and variety that come with summer holidays, it is all too easy to let routine and order fly out of the window, so, to the rescue Dinosaur peg chore chart. It currently only focuses on the morning route, which I find with us, if we get the morning right, the rest of the day is more likely to go smoothly. Continue reading


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Owl Birthday Cake

Owl cake

Owl cake

Ted asked for an owl cake for his fifth birthday party, and here it is, or rather here they are. I use an egg free recipe, in the past sometimes it hasn’t risen really well so I made two this time, intending to sandwich one on top of the other. However, both rose really well so rather than waste one, decided to make two so there is big owl and little owl. Continue reading


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Making bicarbonate of soda crystals

Bicarbonate of soda crystals

Bicarbonate of soda crystals

This summer term has flown by so quickly I haven’t had time to post any of the craft or activities that we have been doing over the last few months. We made these bicarbonate of soda crystals, great fun and took me right back to my childhood, I remember making these with my mum and my sister. Continue reading