childrens craft


King Charles III Colouring Pages 1

These King Charles II Colouring pages are free to download and will provide a great resource for children learning about our new King. Sadly after over 70 years of service to our country as monarch, Queen Elizabeth II recently died whilst at Balmoral Castle in Scotland, which means that her heir Prince Charles was Crowned King Charles III and Camilla The Duchess of Cornwall – Queen Consort.


Activities for Celebrating the King’s Coronation with Kids 1

A fantastic collection of crafts, recipes and activities for celebrating the King’s Coronation with Kids with themes based on Union jacks, castles and King and Queens to help celebrate and commemorate the historic coronation of King Charles III to the throne. The date for King Charles III’s coronation has been announced by Buckingham Palace as Saturday 6th May, 2023. The coronation of His Majesty The King will see him crowned alongside The Queen Consort The Coronation Ceremony will take place at Westminster Abbey, London, and will be conducted by the Archbishop of Canterbury.


8 Quick and Fun DIY Crafts to Do with Your Kids

You need to engage your kids in activities that don’t involve screens or digital gadgets during weekends or holidays. Yes, you might not have much spare time to play or keep your kids occupied, but that doesn’t give you the green light to have them watch cartoons for hours. You can keep your children entertained by having them create cute and unique crafts using silicone moulds, thread & needles, or clay.


Father’s Day Cards and Printables 5

Father’s Day Cards and Printables is a paid collaboration with Boomf. I know that these are DIY and handmade, but don’t worry if you are not a fan of crafts or want to buy this year’s father’s day cards – Boomf have you covered with their huge selection of cards perfect to say Happy Father’s Day. Is there anything better than a homemade card and I have been through my archives to find you a fabulous selection of free Father’s Day cards for you to print and give to the kids. I do love a freebie and even more, I love a homemade card, so if you combine the two you have free more »


Adorable Father’s Day Cards to Make with Kids

We have loads of adorable Father’s Day Cards to Make with Kids. I know that these are DIY and handmade, If you have crafty kids then we have an adorable selection of DIY Father’s Day cards to inspire the whole family from simple free printable template cards for Dad or Pop to ones you can colour in.


Easter Crafts, Activities and Food for Kids 11

Looking for Easter crafts, activities and food for kids? Well, look no further I have The Mad House’s complete resource of them all in one place for you here. As I do more I will make sure that they are added, so make sure you pin or bookmark this page. I love learning, creating, making and baking seasonally and these cute Easter Crafts and activities are the perfect activities to keep the kids busy over Easter. We have things suitable for kids of all ages, from toddlers and preschoolers through to teens and adults depending on skills and time available including Easter printable templates for a lot of the papercrafts.

Easter Crafts, Activities and Food for Kids - Looking for Easter crafts, activities and food for families? Well, look no further I have a complete resource of them all in one place for you, including DIY Crafts, Easter recipes, Egg Decorating, Cards and simple art activities for kids

Fingerprint Christmas Cards 5

There is nothing nicer than receiving a handmade Christmas card, and even more so in today’s electronic age. They are a great way to get crafting with your children and fingerprint Christmas cards are a brilliant holiday craft perfect for doing with kids of all ages, plus the recipient will love to keep the holiday card as a keepsake. Happy Crafting!


How to Make the Perfect Den

Today I am delighted to be sharing with you how to make the perfect Den. This post is in celebration of A Year of Nature Craft and Play (Harper Collins). A brand new book by gardening expert Catherine Hughes and well-being author Becky Goddard-Hill (who I am delighted to call a friend).  In it, they share a host of nature craft and play ideas following the seasons. They also include nature-based science experiments and gardening projects as well as exploration and mindfulness activities.


Free Printable Autumn Bookmarks to Colour square

Free Printable Autumn Bookmarks to Colour 8

I don’t know about you, but the darker nights are perfect for curling up with a good book and these free printable autumn bookmarks to colour (or fall bookmarks to colour if you are from across the pond) are just perfect.  They would make the perfect addition to any book you might gift too.


Get Crafty with These Oddbods-Inspired Accessories for School 1

Get Crafty with These Oddbods-Inspired Accessories for School is a collaborative post with Oddbods in celebration of their fab back to school contest. I love crafting with children and I also love stationery, so I have developed some fun accessories that you can make with your kids to get ready for school.


Memory Stones – An alternative to Scrapbooks 19

We wote the event and date on one side and then they boys drew an image to represent the time on the other. This is Maxi’s airplane. We used Glotto Metallic Pens, which we received from YellowMoon. They are brilliant on the stones and really stand out. We are keeping our stones in a kilner jar, one for each of the boys and I hope to have two full jars at the end of the holidays, so I can varnish them and place them in the garden.


25+ Activities for Celebrating the Queens Platinum Jubilee with Kids! 1

An amazing collection of crafts, recipes and activities for celebrating the Queens Platinum Jubilee with Kids with themes based on Union jacks, castles and King and Queens to help celebrate and commemorate our Queen’s historic reign of 70 years. We also have a page of Kids Activities to Remember Queen Elizabeth II


Simple Olympic Crafts for Kids 3

These simple Olympic crafts for Kids are perfect for getting in to the spirit of the games. There is something magical about the Olympic Games and when they were in the UK in 2012 it really captured everyone’s imagination. These simple crafts are a great way to capitalised on your children’s interest in the Olympic games and have some fun with crafts.


DIY knot headband (Alice band)

I kept seeing knot headbands or Alice bands everywhere, but they are so expensive and I kept thinking I could make my own. The trend for knot headbands was with us last year and I think that it is here to stay for a while and will look fabulous with chunky knitted jumpers and is perfect for keeping your hair out of your face on windy days.


Earth Day Crafts For Kids Using Recycled Materials 1

As we approach April 22nd are you looking for some fabulous Earth Day crafts for kids that helps them show support for the Earth and show how to support the environment and highlighting the urgent action we need to take to save our planet. If you’re on the hunt for some fun and easy Earth Day crafts for kids, we have you covered and one small way we can be Earth-conscious is by using recycled materials whenever possible when making crafts with our kids.


Candle Making for Beginners 1

I love candles, they bring so much warmth and glowing light especially over our dark winters. However due to my candle addiction I was left with a lot of empty candle jars and rather than keep buying more candles, I decided to have a go at candle making and making my own container jar candles.


January Activities for Primary Aged Children 1

Simple January activities for Primary aged children is a great resource for the month with ideas of simple activities to do with kids aged 4-10. With a delayed start to schooling in parts of England and some other parts of the UK, I thought it would be a good idea to gather together some simple to pull together activities for the first couple of weeks of January or any other time.