Here’s a frugal idea for making a cheap dollar store clock into an expensive-looking work of art. You can buy a basic clock for cheap and change it into this elegant gift.Read the rest of this entry
A while back I had to make DIY Chirstmas gifts for Mother&Child Magazine. I had so much fun creating these, so I thought I’d add them to my gift ideas for this Christmas.
I just love DIY Christmas crafts! The idea of thoughtfully making something for someone with love, warms my heart. As gifts, the challenge for me was adding some gifts that people actually want and not only use on Christmas day so something not necessarily Christmassy that they will want to use during the whole year.
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So I’ve been seeing posts of a friend of mine of his 6 year old son kicking but at chess tournaments and I was totally surprised… 6 year olds can play chess? I started showing my 6 year old twins a move or two and quickly realised that they could do much more than we think. George Harrolds of Kaoori Chess sets is going to tell us more about the benefits of chess for kids’ development.
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This guest post was done by 11 year old Zarmeen! I get a lot of requests for guest posts of which I turn down most, but I had a look at Zarmeens blog and I must say I loved it. Go have a look for some lovely, child friendly crafts!
I am Zarmeen Zia. I am 11 years old. I love making arts, crafts and yummy treats. My Facebook page is https://www.facebook.com/Kids-DIY-with-Zarmeen-483236425411959/
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I always enjoy sharing my craft tutorials. Today, I am sharing kids fun craft project DIY unicorn paper fan. You will find nothing expensive or difficult to try.
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It is an easy kids fun craft project. Kids can make it easily. Let’s learn how to make it.Read the rest of this entry
Easter is around the corner, so if you wanted to do some crafts, it’s time to start now.
Click on the images below to go to choose a craft or printable.
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A while back I started doing articles for Mother And Child Magazine. I created this Fox Mask for their woodland themed party. It was so much fun to do and really not too hard.Read the rest of this entry
Kidloland has the most amazing app with multiple different educational games that is really worth it to join at least for a few months. I wrote about it HERE!
So they also brought out a coding app which is really great. My 5 year olds find it fun but also challenging. There’s a few free games within the app to try out as well as a free game of the day so download the game to give it a try!
Check out the video below for a preview.Read the rest of this entry
This one is a great project for the homeschoolers and also great fun for all kids and young-at-heart adults who love drawing cartoons or anything for that matter! Sketching is one of the things I love to do in my free time and now with one of the wonderful Apps Apple brought us, called “Paper by 53”, it has become so much easier and quicker to create a work of art on the fly. All your palettes, pencils and erasers are right there in one place so it doesn’t take so much time to set up and pack away a whole art set.Read the rest of this entry
We did a study on All About ME so I made these printables to go with it. we had so much fun, theres two different ways that we made them, like this… Read the rest of this entry
I have to be honest, when I received this kit in the post I was a little nervous. You see, I am not the best baker… as in NOT GOOD! My first reaction upon lifting the package was that it was a really heavy kit… score points number one. Opening it was even more of a surprise… Read the rest of this entry
Ok I have to confess… I LOVE a glue gun and there are few craft things I won’t put together with it. This barnyard and finger puppets are no different. I know it would probably look so much prettier if it was stitched together like this Peppa Pig that I did on a Read the rest of this entry
It’s not often that I get sent something that I am really excited about, but this one I like so much I am going to subscribe! I saw the sponsored posts on Facebook with these interesting articles, but I expected the usual 95% of pages to be filled with ads and fillers, so what a great surprise Read the rest of this entry
I got some awesome Father’s Day card ideas on this page but I liked too much of them so I decided to make a special keepsakes box big enough to fit a lot of pages with lots of different messages. The kids had already made Dad special match boxes at a play group we attend so I thought I’d make it big enough to fit different kinds of objects. This project was so much fun and the kids loved it too! Read the rest of this entry
Guest Post by Alise from Papilio Prints
Everybody has that one piece of fabric that’s connected too emotionally to throw away yet too old to be worn. They are mostly stacked at the bottom of the dresser drawers or in the darkest corners of the wardrobes, where it is most likely to be never seen again.
Holding on to clothes that we do not use prove to be a complete waste if one doesn’t believe in donating or selling them. So let’s bring out the old pieces of fabric and try some crafts.
Below are the most practical and innovative ways to transfigure a Read the rest of this entry
My son loves Transformers (the toys) and always want to watch the stories… So far I have managed to keep him interested in Rescue Bots,,, it’s not as violent as the newer versions of Transformers. He loves his sticker chart, hope you will enjoy it too! Read the rest of this entry
I know I know, sticker charts are terrible but I do use them from time to time. I just remembered about these today… designed them a while back and forgot to post. I specifically added the warrior princesses… why are they always left out?
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I got this nice post from writer, Mom and craft lover called Annabelle Short and thought I’d share it with you. Looks like fun and the kids will love it! Read the rest of this entry
Adult Coloring has taken the world by storm and of course as all good things there has to be a day for it… and there is! Today is National Coloring Book Day so I thought I’d show you some beautiful books that I got to review from faithful-to-nature.co.za. (Click here to like them on Facebook)
There are many benefits to adult coloring. Mostly we just do it because we love it, but it has proven to be very effective in combating anxiety and has even been used in hospitals as Read the rest of this entry