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Faux Cactus Stone Garden

DIY Faux rock Cactus Garden

This faux cactus stone garden¬†is a great project to do with your kids, whatever their age. They¬†are just perfect to brighten up an empty windowsill in your home. And best of all, you’ll be hard pushed to kill these plants! Continue reading »

Make a toilet roll haunted tower scene

Make a toilet roll haunted tower scene

We love working on Halloween crafts at this time of the year, it really gets us into the festive spirit of it all. Here’s how to make a toilet roll haunted tower scene.¬† Continue reading »

Bright and colourful bird feeders project

Bright and colourful bird feeders project

I got the inspiration for this great little family craft project from my school, where the kids were making something similar for wood-working. These bright and colourful bird feeders are cheap and easy to make, and lots of fun for the whole family.¬† Continue reading »

Easter wool basket and pompom chicken

DIY wool basket with Easter pompom chicken

With Easter just around the corner, I thought it was time to focus my attention on some fun and cute Easter crafts. I couldn’t go past this idea for a wool (yarn) basket and pompom chicken. Too cute, and too easy! Continue reading »

Recycled Mini Robots

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I’ve always loved making robots with kids. As a school teacher I used to love letting my kids go crazy with a bunch of recycled items¬†to create like mad. But I¬†realised I haven’t tried to make robots with my¬†children yet. Thats where the idea for Recycled Mini Robots came into play. Continue reading »

Peg craft Christmas decorations

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I’ve been wanting to do some peg craft for a while now. Since December’s just around the corner, what better idea than¬†peg craft Christmas decorations. Continue reading »

Easy painted rock monsters

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This craft is a great one for all ages. All you really need to do is lay out a bunch of materials and let your child’s imagination run wild. A great way to lead into making easy painted rock monsters is to read them some monster stories. Continue reading »

How to make a painted rock photo holder

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If your kids are into painted rocks, find out how to make a painted rock photo holder. The painted rocks craze has made painting on rocks pretty popular again. Every holidays at our place¬†you’ll usually see my kids painting up a rock and hiding them around our local area. Continue reading »

Toilet roll craft – Halloween mummy

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Howling cats and big black spider,
Flying Bats, some doughnuts and cider,
Smiling pumpkins can be seen;
The time is here for Halloween.
– Karen McGuigan Brothers Continue reading »

Toilet roll craft – Halloween bat

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I was having a look on Pinterest the other day to come up with some toilet roll craft ideas, when I saw toilet roll¬†wool wrapped monsters. This inspired me to make a series of toilet roll crafts for Halloween using wool. So far I’ve made a bat, a mummy and a spider! Continue reading »

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