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How To Make Easy Monster Skittles

How To Make Easy Monster Skittles

  To Make Easy Monster Skittles.. You will need: 6 plastic bottles (I bought a pack of plastic milk bottles from the Reject Shop which are perfect for this craft) 6 copies of our monster image below Coloured pencils/textas Scissors and sticky tape A soft, plush ball (for inside skittles) or a light rubber ball […]

Let Them Get Bored

Let Them Get Bored

  It’s no secret that I’m a big fan of using your imagination. I mean, let’s face it, I’ll have a go at making anything, I love drawing and painting, reading novels and creative writing. For as long as I can remember these have been pastimes that I have always enjoyed. They are also something […]

Ascension Craft Activity

Ascension Craft Activity

  This is a quick and easy craft to help your children understand the wonder of the Ascension. You will need For option one: Ascension craft pattern Paper or card Glue Scissors Pencils, crayons or textas For option two: The Ascension image Card Sticky tape String A drinking straw What to do Option one 1. […]

Sensory Activity To Calm Your Child

Sensory Activity To Calm Your Child

  I have a very energetic little 3 year old and from time to time I like him to sit quietly and concentrate on a task. I found this simple pouring and filling activity to work well. Materials: 2 cups small pasta 2 cups uncooked rice 2 cups corn kernals Large plastic tub Medium size spoon […]

Easter Craft Ideas For Kids!

Easter Craft Ideas For Kids!

  There are so many different ways you can get creative with the kids, have some fun and learn about Jesus! Here are a few different activities I organised for the grand kids over the past week: Coloured Eggs: What you need: Eggs – hard boiled, cooled. Dye – Greek Easter egg dye is easily […]

Craft: How To Make A Fairy Door

Craft: How To Make A Fairy Door

  Here is a little tutorial on how to make a simple fairy door for your children’s play. This is just a bit of fun for the kids and encourages them to have a great imagination! I like to pretend that the fairies walk in and out of the door when no ones looking! You […]

First Aid Kit (Play) - Kid's Craft

First Aid Kit (Play) – Kid’s Craft

A fun ‘first aid’ play set for the kids, that can be made from house hold items. I saw this on one of those life style shows, ‘Better Home and Garden’s’ and I couldn’t resist making one myself (with a few changes) and sharing it with all of you! Things you need: White cardboard (I […]

Nutritious Edible 'Paints' for Babies

Nutritious Edible ‘Paints’ for Babies

This is kind of a no-recipe-required paint, but it is a neat idea if you are wanting to include your babies in the ‘sensory’ experience, particularly if you have older children who are painting. It is also a good idea to use if you want to introduce them to ‘baby-led-weaning’ and feeding themselves. It is fun […]

Edible 'Sensory' Finger Paint

Edible ‘Sensory’ Finger Paint

  Here is a tasty twist on painting! Great for babies and toddlers. You can get them all involved without worrying about toxic paints and constantly staying “Don’t put that in your mouth!” It becomes a full on sensory experience, whether they want to paint with it, play with it or eat it! I found […]

Non-Toxic Homemade Paint

Non-Toxic Homemade Paint

This is a great easy recipe to make, from household ingredients. The kids will have a whole lot of fun playing with and hopefully painting with it too! You can adjust the consistency using water, thicker for finger painting or and thinner for brush painting or collage. I found this recipe while searching online for […]