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DIY Star Wars Melt and Pour Soaps

DIY Star Wars Melt and Pour Soaps is a paid collaborative post with The Soapery. Pour and melt soap is a brilliantly versatile soap that does what it says on the tin – You melt it and then pour it into molds to set. You can add fragrance with essential oils, as we have here and add soap colouring or use cosmetic grade Mica as we have. It is brilliant to use with kids and simple and easy to use.


The Beginners Guide to Melt and Pour Soap 1

Melt and Pour Soup is a fabulous craft material and so easy to use with just a few simple steps and with this beginners guide to melt and pour soap will give you lots of hints and tips for making fabulous soaps. I love that you don’t need to invest in lots of things as most of what you need you will already have in your kitchen and can keep using for both cooking and soapmaking. Unlike traditional soap making you don’t use sodium hydroxide or potassium hydroxide so there are no caustic substances to worry about and no need to wear masks or gloves.


How to Throw a Gingerbread House Decorating Party

Check out our fun ideas for throwing a gingerbread house decorating party. Every Christmas Eve we have a party with our best friends with kids’ Christmas party games and delicious food. We have been doing this since our children were tiny, but now they are older we have graduated to a gingerbread decorating party.


Christmas Wreath Colouring Pages 1

How festive are these amazing Christmas wreath colouring pages? I love Colouring and there is nothing better on a dark night in the lead-up to Christmas than doing some relaxing colouring. I find that it helps me turn off and at this time of year we are all so busy that anything that helps me cope with the busyness of the lead-up to Christmas is good by me.


Free Christmas Colouring Page to Download 2

I am delighted to bring you this fabulous free Christmas colouring page to print and download this festive season. I have long been a fan of Rebecca Strickson and when I approached her to commission a colouring page, I was delighted when she said yes! Her art always makes me smile and is a delicious mix of art deco, mid-century modern with bang-up-to-date sentiments inspired by traditional trade union banners.


Free Self-Care Advent Calendar Printable 1

This self-care advent calendar printable was inspired by the fact that we mums are often frazzled in the lead-up to Christmas during advent and I wanted to create something that enabled, no scrap that word, but it ensured we take time out to focus on ourselves even if it was for just 15 minutes a day. The p[popularity of advent calendars is massive, but some of the ones I see cost more than I would ever spend on a Christmas present! Do this Self Care Advent Calendar Printable is filled with low-cost or better still no-cost activities.


Free Colour In Advent Calendar Printables 3

I am a sucker for Christmastime and a good Christmas countdown calendar and that is why I have put together this free colour in advent calendar printables page full of advent calendar colouring pages to download. These calendars are a great sugar-free countdown alternative perfect for classroom use or to add to your personal advent calendar activity list.


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.


10 Great 10-Year-Old Birthday Party Ideas

As a parent, you always want the best for your kid, but let’s be honest–that sometimes goes against the kid’s wishes. Especially when it comes to a birthday party of a 10-year-old kid, and that’s not for no reason. 10-year-old kids have so many interests that it’s often hard to keep track of them all. Moreover, children at this age are in flux, and what they find exciting today may be a thing of the past tomorrow. So, what do you do to ensure a birthday party leaves a lasting impression and, above all else, makes your child satisfied and delighted?


Tad the Lost Explorer and The Curse of the Mummy Activity Pack

To celebrate the release of Tad the Lost Explorer and The Curse of the Mummy this September I have a fabulous fun-filled Tad the Lost Explorer and The Curse of the MummyActivity pack for you to print and download for FREE! Full of colouring and puzzles it is the perfect kid’s activity to give you 15 minutes of peace and quiet.


Sonic The Hedgehog 2 Free Activity Book

To celebrate the launch of Sonic The Hedgehog 2 on CD and Blu-ray this August I have this Sonic The Hedgehog 2 Free Activity Book that is great for keeping the kids occupied and includes Sonic colouring sheets, a reading activity memory games and cut our puzzle perfect for fine motor skills. The fun free printable is full of activity sheets perfect to celebrate the new movie.


Free Summer Holiday Planner 1

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.


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.