There is nothing better than receiving a kids made card and Father’s Day is no exception. I love getting creative with the MiniMads and coming up with ideas for this years card for MadDad. The boys love their father and there is something about watching the Husbeast with his boys that makes me go weak at the knees.
I have a real thing for washi tape as a kids craft material. It is easy to tear (even for little hands) and looks great. These homemade washi tape heart cards are perfect for valentines day and look great too. How to make washi tape heart cards
Do your kids send thank you cards? The MiniMad’s send thank you cards their have made every year. Last year it was thumbprint Robin thank you cards, this year it is fingerprint monster thank you cards. We love giving fingerprint monster cards as they encourage people to get creative and add their own monsters to the blank fingerprints. Plus these are easy to make, if you have smaller children they can just do the fingerprinting and you can add the rest. How to make fingerprint monster thankyou cards
We are all about the Christmas cards at the moment and today I want to share with you a really simple Santa Hat Christmas card that is perfect for toddlers and preschoolers to make. It is also the perfect 5 minute craft. How to make Santa Hat Christmas Cards
I am a big fan of empowering my boys to make their own art and to interpret it their own way and this is why these easy washi tape christmas cards are ideal for children to make.
Before I was a mother I never understood the meaning of mother’s day, well that isnt quite true it was before my boys started making me things. Yes Mothers Day and Fathers Day might be cheesy, but it is wonderful too. The joy of getting something homemade from your children is irreplaceable oh and the lie in is brilliant too.
There is nothing nicer than a homemade card, especially one made by your kids. I am a huge fan of homemade mother’s day cards made by my boys and I have pictures of all the ones they have made during the years. So with Mothering Sunday this Sunday, I thought I would share with you some quick and easy Mothers Day cards that can be made by children which are perfect for Mum’s or Grandma’s this weekend.
I have to say that as a couple MadDad and I have never really been in to celebrating Valentines Day. Mainly due to the fact that it is our wedding anniversary in March and we tend to celebrate that much more than Valentines, however, since having the boys things have changed. It seems that they really want us to celebrate valentines, they have made fingerprint
We are working on reducing the boys reliance on technology and we decided to make fingerprint thank you cards for part of our #ScreenFree time. I think that it is really important for the boys to say thank you for the gifts they receive and as a family we love to give and receive hand made cards. I try to make sure that what we do is something that the boys can do all by themselves and they loved this activity.
Making christmas cards is tradition in The Mad House. We love making them for people that we love and we don’t buy many cards at all. This card is fantastic for encouraging cutting skills and you can use any off cuts of fabric and felt that you have.
While it is very easy to just head down to the high street and purchase a bulk of Christmas cards to send out to all your friends and family, you are losing out on a quick-fire way to get into the festive spirit. Creating your own Christmas cards will not take much time – you can create a huge pile in the space of an afternoon – and is a fun activity for kids and adults alike. So free up some time when the whole family is available and follow this guide to create cards that recipients will surely be proud to display on their mantelpiece. 1. Work out your more »
Card making doesn’t get much easier than this!
Make bunting flags equally spaced on the twine using the washi tape by foling it over on each other.
Then cut a triange shape to the bunting using scissors
Stick on to the card with tape at the rear of each side.
Me and MadDad have never been ones for shows of undying love. We are a solid couple who try and bring love in to our everyday, rather than celebrate once a year. However, when you have children that is not always possible, especially when they get hold of a cerebration and want to make it theirs.
We love making our own cards here in The Mad House, But I do realise that this might not be the same for everyone with children, but I thought I would share with you our favorite Christmas Cards that we have made. I think that Christmas cards that the children have made are a lovely thing to give, but often they can be messy, difficult, time consuming and complicated to make. Not these. Card Masking tape Green Paint Sponges Glue Sequins or stars Glitter You start by cutting a tree shaped template in a piece of card. The easiest way to do this is fold it in half. You can make it more »
I think that Christmas cards that the children have made are a lovely thing to give, but often they can be messy, difficult, time consuming and complicated to make. Not these easy stenciled christmas cards that are kid made. Firstly you need: Card Masking tape Green Paint Sponges Glue Sequins or stars Glitter You start by cutting a tree shaped template in a piece of card. The easiest way to do this is fold it in half. You can make it as simple or fancy as you like. I am simple lady myself. Stick the template on to your card. I also stick the card down to the table for minimad. You more »