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Creative and fun craft ideas for children


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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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Mother’s Day crafts for kids

With mothers day only a couple of weeks away, I started thinking about gifts that Ted could make for his grandparents. There is something extra special about a gift that has been made especially for you, particularly by grand children. We have found loads of lovely ideas for mother’s day gifts for children to make – here are just a few of our favorites to give you some inspiration.  Continue reading


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Valentine inspired crafts for kids

Heart wreath from kids-crafts-and-activities.com

With valentines day only a few days away, I got to thinking about fun valentine inspired crafts for children to make, and found a whole load of interesting and inspiring valentine crafts. Here are ten of our favourites. They are great ideas for children to make lovely things as a gift for someone they love, a friend or someone in the family. Continue reading


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Christmas clothes peg craft ideas

Super cute reindeer from http://www.scissorsandspoons.com

I have always loved making Christmas decorations, from as early as I can remember. My parents still have some of my first Christmas decorations that I made at school,  which they lovingly put onto their tree each year. We enjoy making things with clothes pegs, and Ted has asked to make a clothes peg snow man for our Christmas tree. I found lots of totally inspiring Christmas clothes peg crafts, and here is a round up of our favourites. There is something for everyone, we hope you find something that inspires you if you fancy making something in the run up to Christmas. Continue reading


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Mini Christmas wreath decoration

Mini wreath Christmas tree decoration

Mini wreath Christmas tree decoration

There is something so special about home-made Christmas tree decorations, particularly if it is a gift for someone. Here are our mini Christmas wreath decorations that we made as a gift for Ted’s dad this weekend. We had a lot of fun making them, and made one each. Continue reading


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Home made advent calender

Home made advent calender

Home made advent calender

Here is my home-made advent calender for Ted, which I have been secretly making for him over the past week. I can’t wait to show it to him, and have put it up along our stairs ready for him to find when he returns home from school. I really wanted Ted to have an advent calender made especially for him, and for each day to provide something fun to do or make as we count the days in Advent towards Christmas. Continue reading