Here is a simple activity that will keep young and old kids entertained over the holidays, that is also mess free, and guess what, it's educational too. Create a Crayon Shape Painting Once your young child has figured out how to draw shapes, they'll want to make them all the time. Get inspired by shapes... Continue Reading →
Noodoll are looking for children aged 5 - 8 to test their new Ricemonster activity book! Our lovely friends over at Noodoll have been working on a new Ricemonster activity book and now we are looking for some kids to come and test some pages! On 7 & 8th July 4pm till 5.30pm they’re inviting... Continue Reading →
HoneyTreePublishing The HoneyTree team are a fully fledged British success story. They have grown their personalised stationery company from their farmhouse kitchen table in Somerset. It is now a thriving small business, where the staff are a major part of the family, and each artist receives a commission when their illustration is chosen. Run by husband... Continue Reading →
We've just started a book swap in my little girls Year 2 class at school. It's super simple to set up. I grabbed a basket from the hardware store, and made a painted sign (home made is always best right?) for it. Then all that happens is we send home a bookplate with each child,... Continue Reading →
My criteria for DIY crafts is to make them easy peasy, there's a lot of satisfaction in the whole family sharing a craft moment together, which is why I often try and throw in ideas that are simple to produce. These fit that criteria, and are a great afternoon activity for any guest that pops... Continue Reading →
This is my most famous Christmas Pin over on my Christmas Crafts Board. It gets re-pinned about 5 times a week. Crazy I know, that's buttons for you.
My criteria for DIY crafts is to make them easy peasy, there's a lot of satisfaction in the whole family sharing a craft moment together, which is why I often try and throw in ideas that are simple to produce. This one fits that criteria, and also would be super cute showing the various finger... Continue Reading →
I am totally aware that the likelihood of any of us being able to deliver this type of 'i'm-a-perfect-parent' advent calendars is similar to the challenge of trying to explain why Father Christmas keeps turning up in the middle of shopping centres smelling of cheap (craft) lager. But being the optimist I am, I hope... Continue Reading →