Why So Quiet?

Why so quiet? I am so sorry but (Grrrrrrr) I still have no internet access in the new house! I will get back to regular craft posts as soon as I can. :-)

Boxes of Exciting News!

moving boxes

Exciting news…we are moving house…YAY! Do we need boxes? You betcha! Read all about our boxes from Boxes 2 Move and there’s a 10% discount for readers too!

Art For Kids – Rainbow Sponge Painting


Rainbow Sponge Painting – a fun art for kids that explores colour mixing and blending.

Climbing Incy Wincy Spider (Itsy Bitsy Spider)

Make an Incy Wincy Spider (Itsy Bitsy Spider) that actually climbs! A great interactive paper plate nursery rhyme craft.

An adorable paper-plate Incy wincy Spider craft that actually climbs! Nursery Rhymes have never been such fun!

Nursery Rhymes – Mary Mary Quite Contrary Craft

Magic Pop Up Flowers, a Mary Mary Quite Contrary Nursery Rhyme Craft

Nursery Rhymes are such fun and offer lots of learning opportunities. This Magic Pop-Up Flower craft is a great interactive way to bring Mary Mary Quite Contrary to life.

What Do Parents Owe Their Young…?


Nature quotes can be such lovely reminders of what is important and this photo of my son playing outside seemed to sit so well with this nature quote from Theodore Roszak, that I just had to share.

Win Lovably Me Vouchers


Whoop, whoop, we’re delighted to offer you the chance to get your hands on one of three £25 vouchers from Lovably Me, suppliers of gorgeous crafts, gifts and furnishings for kids. (Open to US and UK residents.)

Reading Tips for Big Kids – for World Book Day or any day!

Reading Tips for World Book Day

#loveliteracy. Don’t just celebrate a love of literacy on World Book Day! Here’s lots of reading tips to get kids loving reading every day of the year.

Energy Saving Tips – Saving Money, Being Greener!

Energy Saving Tips

A simple set of energy saving tips to help you save money and be greener.

How To Make A Windsock: Rainbow Craft For Kids

Make your own windsocks. A fun and colourful craft to inspire physical movement and self expression.

A bright and colourful windsock craft for kids. Great for outside play and super for inspiring physical movement and self expression for all ages.

Sensory Play – Rainbow Bottles/Music Shakers

Rainbow Sensory Play Bottles

Make bright and colourful Rainbow Sensory Play Bottles. An adaptable sensory play activity and musical instrument too. Great fun for all ages.

Art Ideas For Kids – Heart Sun Catchers

Art Ideas For Kids - Heart Sun Catcher

Pretty Heart Sun Catchers. A fun art idea for kids across the age ranges. I love that it can be used equally well with individuals and collaborative groups too.

Tips For Coping With A Power Cut


A few simple tips to help keep your family safe and amused in the event of a power cut.

Up-Cycled Valentine’s Day Ideas


Creating a fun filled, pretty Valentine’s day for loved ones won’t cost the earth with these 14 cute and easy up-cyled Valentine’s Day ideas.