crafts


How to Organise a Winter Birthday Party for your Child

Celebrating a child’s birthday is always a time of great excitement, both for the little one, who eagerly awaits this day and for his or her parents, who love to unleash their imagination in order to create an unforgettable party for everyone.During the summer, this can often be easier. A garden, a terrace, a veranda, the park or the beach are all perfect locations to let the little ones run around and invent lots of fun games, perhaps even a pool party or a water slider.


Fingerprint Christmas Lights Craft – A dishwasher-safe plate

This fingerprint Christmas light craft – a dishwasher-safe plate has been inspired by one of our most popular posts our Fingerprint Christmas Tree Ornament and a plate for Father Christmas that I painted for the boys’ first Christmas in our home. That plate has survived being in the dishwasher over the years as have our Reindeer Fingerprint Mugs so I wanted to make another Christmas keepsake that the whole family can get involved in.


Free Printable Halloween Run of out of Treats Posters 1

Sometimes you just can not estimate how many treats you need over Halloween, so if you happen to run out why not have one of our free printable Halloween run out of treats posters ready? We love Halloween here and so it seems do all of our village and our little area is always full of trick-or-treaters on October 31st. They are always dressed up in Halloween costumes and really polite. They only tend to call at houses that are decorated, have lights on or have a lit pumpkin outside.


50 Autumn Activities for Kids 17

Make the most of out the glorious season that is Autumn with our fab low-cost or no cost Autumn Activities for kids and families. Do you love Autumn?  We are lucky in the UK to have four distinct seasons and I adore how different each one is.  Autumn really is a season of wonder and change with beautiful crisp leaves and fabulous sunsets. I love it when the activities are low-cost and no-cost and we have something seasonal for all the family with our fab graphic for our 50 Autumn Activities for Kids there is fall fun for all the family.

50 Autumn Activities for Kids

DIY Family Memory Tree using Sola Wood Flowers

Home is where memories are made, and what better way to celebrate these treasured moments than with a lovely DIY Family Memory Tree? This interactive and sentimental piece of home decor combines the charm of wooden flowers with family memories. Creating a Family Memory Tree not only offers a delightful crafting experience but also brings a sense of togetherness and nostalgia for both moms and kids. Let’s dive into the steps of crafting this heartwarming centerpiece.


Free Summer Holiday Planner 3

Free Summer Holiday Planner is a paid collaborative post with Very designed to showcase their range of printers. Summer holidays, you either love them or hate them. Over the years I have veered from one camp to the other and the longer my children have spent in school the more I have come to love the time off over summer. However, I have one child that loves school routine and that is where the summer holiday planner came from.


How to Get the Whole Family Involved in an Art Project (Toddlers, Teens, and Adults)

Introducing the Magic of Art to Family Members of All Ages: Creating a Shared Vision Getting everyone in the family involved is key when embarking on a collaborative art project. Start by setting an inclusive atmosphere for toddlers, teens, and adults alike. Engage in open discussions about various forms of art and brainstorm creative ideas that resonate with each member’s personal interests.


How to Make a Popsicle Stick Pencil Cup

Popsicle Stick Pencil Cup – Upcycled Tin Can Craft is a paid collaborative craft with Bostik. Long-term readers will know that I am a big fan of Bostik products. They are part of my craft material armoury and perfect for using with children. This DIY pencil holder is a way to upcycle a tin can and use craft sticks (lolly sticks) that come in every craft kit!


Nature Photo Scavenger Hunt with Free Printable Template

This nature photo scavenger hunt post is a paid collaboration with Very. I love getting outside in nature with children, however, sometimes when I suggest a hike, I am met with the words “Walks are boring”. The best way I have found to get them outdoors and enjoy a walk is to make it a challenge and a scavenger hunt always gets them interested and excited.


10 Family Friendly Essential Oil Crafts 1

I am a big fan of essential oils and use them at home all the time, so I thought I would round up some family-friendly essential oil crafts that are safe and fun to make. You can do so much with essential oils; personally, I prefer them to artificial fragrances in candles, cleaning products and homemade bath soaks, etc. It is always important when you shop essential oils that you check out what essential oils are safe to use with children (not under 3’s) before you use them and also what dosage to use. I love that there are so many more ways than just an oil diffuser to use your […]


Paris 2024 Paralympic Colouring Page

Why not print and download this Paris 2024 Paralympic colouring page in celebration of the upcoming Paralympic games which are being held in Paris France this year? I live in a house of sports fans and we are so excited about this year’s summer Olympics and Paralympics in Paris. In fact, my children have been obsessed with them since London 2012 when para sport was really championed in the UK. If you like this then check our our Paris Mascot Colouring.