Welcome to the school holidays! Whether you dread the thought of filling those long school-less days or you love the chance to hang with your crew, we’ve got some great holiday ideas for you. Each day, we’ll have a new post with some ideas about how to fill the day. We’d also love to hear what you are up to with your kids these holidays so feel free to add your own ideas! Continue reading »
Blogs: Make It At Home
Cupcakes: what better way to get all the kids involved in not only creating a masterpiece using their imaginations but also learning about baking, measuring, decorating and so on?
Shortbread: can you think of a more classic, well enjoyed treat? Continue reading »
I saw this on a craft blog and LOVED it so I had to share it!¬† This would be great for in mum’s handbag, in the car or for the kids to draw in. You could write any important school dates or notes in it or even glue in school notices so they are all together and won’t get lost. It is very easy to make and looks stunning.
As Christmas comes closer, I’ve been thinking about things that I can do with my children to celebrate the Christmas season.¬†Here are three easy ideas that you can involve the whole family in!¬† Continue reading »
We love getting creative in our family and I believe it is extremely important for children to be able to use their minds and imagination to explore different ideas. With Christmas coming up, I decided to inter-loop being creative and Christmas gift making together to make affordable yet fun Christmas ideas that would be perfect for grandparents, family friends, teachers etc.
This idea is very easy, cheap and messy! Continue reading »
Painting can be a messy business but it’s also LOADS of fun and your baby will love getting their hands (and the rest of their body) mucky while using this edible paint. It’s easy to make and you don’t need to worry if your baby eats it!¬† Continue reading »
I love being creative and crafty in all aspects and know how much children crave the stimulation and challenges that especially arts and crafts can create. My two daughters are still very young and within the day I try to create different tasks that will get them using their ‘creative geniuses’.¬†I love the idea of painting and drawing with HEAPS of colours, different textures to use, different size brushes and just an open space with lots of paper or even canvases to go wild on. Continue reading »
I don’t know about you, but I find it really tricky to think of great Father’s Day gifts. I don’t want to spend a fortune but I do want to come up with something that will be meaningful to the Dad in our family. Here are ¬†two ideas for Father’s Day gift that might inspire you! They’re a wee bit complicated and you’ll definitely need to help younger children but I’m sure that Dad will love them Continue reading »
I don’t know about you, but we’re in the middle of Olympic games fever here at the moment. If your kids are keen on the Games, here are some fun activities you can do at home. Continue reading »
Birthdays can be expensive and overwhelming but they don’t have to be! Here are some simple ways to ‘make your own’ birthday party.
Party food can cost you a lot of money but it can be great fun to make your own. This recipe for rainbow cupcakes makes gorgeous, colourful cupcakes and you can play around with the colours to suit your party theme. Continue reading »