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.
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!
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 […]
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.
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.
These King Charles III 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.
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 took place announced by Buckingham Palace as Saturday 6th May, 2023. The coronation of His Majesty The King will saw 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.
To celebrate the release of Sing 2 to Download and Keep on 15th April and on DVD and Blu-ray™ 25th April I am delighted to be able to share with you these Sing 2 Colouring pages, well actually it is much more than just colouring pages – I have a full 17 page Sing 2 Activity Pack for you to download, yes a printable online colouring book.
On the 6th February 2022 Her Majesty The Queen became the first British Monarch to celebrate 70 years on the Throne. This June we will be celebrating the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee and Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Make a lasting souvenir of the Queen’s Jubilee with these Platinum Jubilee Colouring Bookmarks and enjoy celebrating the 70th year of Queen Elizabeth II’s reign.
These super cute Easter bookmarks are perfect to color and celebrate the Easter Season. I have created these super cute secular Easter bookmarks for kids to color in four different designs. They are perfect to keep children occupied over the Easter holidays and also to give as a gift, a great alternative to Easter eggs with some colouring pencils as a treat. They make a great classroom to group activity.
These Free Printable Positive Affirmation Cards are a collaborative post in conjunction with Cricut. January can be a dark and long month especially after the sparkle and joy that is Christmas and I have a real love for positive affirmations. I have used them in my daily life since I got post-natal depression way back with my youngest Son. I love how positive thoughts can really change the feeling and direction of a day. So I have created positive affirmation quotes on free downloadable cards perfect to pop in a purse or wallet.
Us parents are always manic at this time of the year and that is where these free printable templates for kids Christmas cards come in. I have been making fingerprint Christmas cards with my children since they were tiny and it seems fun and exciting when you are only making one or two cards, but when you are making enough to send to everyone doing with a classroom of kids it can take some time. So all you have to so here is print off the card template and either add fingerprints or get the kids to colour them in.
These stitched salt dough Christmas star decorations are not only simple to make and look beautiful they also are perfect for working on kids’ fine motor skills. They are an ideal Christmas craft for making with a class or group of children as they are inexpensive and make great parent gifts to than on the Christmas tree at home.
Making Christmas starts out of paper mags is a classic festive craft that I have been doing since I was really small. I grew up in an old Victorian terraced house with really high ceilings and each year we decorated it for the holiday season with paper decorations, crepe streamers, accordion-folded stars from leftover wallpaper or wrapping paper and stars made out of homemade paper bags or butchers paper. We started at the beginning of December and used them as party decorations for my birthday on December 20th my parents put the tree up in the window.