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Art is Good for the Soul (even if you are not very good at it)

Art is a brilliant way to relax and unwind and it is also great for mental health. You don’t have to be a talented artist creating masterpieces to be able to feel the benefits of art. I love art but I am definitely no artist, my children can draw and paint better pictures than me […]

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Children’s Halloween Craft Ideas

Halloween Window Decorations We love making our own Halloween decorations to display in our windows. We use Amos glass deco pens to create our own peelable window stickers. These pens are easy to use, you just make your design on the plastic sheet provided and then when they are dry peel off and stick on […]

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The Benefits of a Postcard Collection!

We have discovered that a postcard collection is a great way to install a sense of travel and adventure into children. It also creates a great keepsake for them to look back over and remember all the wonderful places that they have visited. Whenever you travel somewhere new with children buy them a postcard for […]

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What is the rock painting/hiding craze all about!

We are all loving the rock painting craze and have enjoyed getting involved in it, me included. It is such a great activity not only do you get to let your artistic side flow when painting the rocks but it helps you get out and about when you go to hide them. The hiding and […]

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Rainy Day Children’s Crafts and Activities

Rainy day crafts and activities Here is my list of 13 activities and crafts to enjoy with children on a rainy day. 1. Hama beads are a perfect rainy day craft for both children and adults. I enjoy crafting with them just as much as they do and we can all enjoy hours of creating […]

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How to Make a Pompom Rug

My daughter learned how to make pompoms at her after school club and since then she has been making them every chance she could. We ended up with a whole carrier bag full of pompoms. I then mentioned to her that we should make a pompom rug with them so I ordered some rug underlay.  […]

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Children’s Christmas Decoration Craft Ideas

Hand print Baubles We all had great fun making these handprint baubles last year and they will be taking pride of place on the tree again this year. They are really easy to make and look amazing. What you need – A plain coloured bauble Acrylic paint Marker pens (I recommend sharpies) First paint your […]

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How to Make Hama Bead Bowls

Hama Bead bowls are so pretty and will add colour and decor to any room. They are also great for storing your odds and ends in. My girls use theirs to store there jewellery and lip glosses in. The best thing is they are so simple to make and the kids will feel so proud […]

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Activities for Kids to do this Summer Holidays?

Here is my list of tried and tested cheap activities for kids to do over the summer holidays. There are some great activities listed to keep your kids active and inspire them to explore and be creative. I have included links to my other posts that go into more detail on some of the activities […]

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Rainy Day Fun! Ways Kids Can Enjoy the Rain

We all moan when we see that the rain has been forecasted for the day, especially when we have little ones to keep amused and stop from going stir crazy indoors but their are ways kids can enjoy the rain. Get out and enjoy the rain However there is so much fun to be had […]