Our Christmas Hearth Decorations

Our Christmas Hearth Decorations

Here’s a sneaky behind the scenes peep at our Christmas hearth decorations. I’ve kept it very simple this year with a few of the children’s homemade decorations and a beautiful festive Turtle Mat.

Balsam Hill Christmas Tree Review and Wreath Giveaway

Balsam Hill Tree Review and Wreath Giveaway

I’ve been trying out a Christmas tree from Balsam Hill and am in LOVE with it. I also have a fantastic and enormous 24″ Christmas wreath to give away to one lucky reader. So pop along and put your name down for a chance to WIN! Good luck. :-)

Pine Cone Craft – Christmas Robin Ornaments

Pine Cone Robin Birds an easy nature craft for kids.

Tweet, tweet! Who wants to join us to make some adorable Christmas Robin ornaments? We’ve been busy with the pinecones again for this totally cute and easy kid-made Christmas craft. They look so jolly sitting on the mantlepiece or hanging from the tree!

Homemade Gifts – Tin Can Lanterns

Tin Can Lantern Gift

Nothing’s better than showing someone how special they are by making them a gorgeous homemade gift. Our Tin Can Lanterns are such beautiful presents children can make and any grown up will love to receive them. Come and take a peep at how stunning they are and how easily they can be made.

Chocolate No-Cook Play Dough Recipe-Reindeer Play

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It’s official…we adore reindeer! Come and see our new CHOCOLATE SCENTED NO-COOK PLAY DOUGH RECIPE and make your own festive choco-tastic reindeer too. Easy sensory play fun for kids at Christmas!

30+ Sensory Play Ideas for the Winter Holidays plus $2000 Giveaway

30+ Winter Sensory Play Ideas

Brrrr….Is it beginning to feel a lot like Winter? I’ve got over 30 frosty, frozen, fun ideas for Sensory Play to keep you and your little ones busy this Winter Holidays. Plus a fantastic $4000 Giveaway!!!! Come and take a peek.

Homemade Christmas Ornaments-Paper & Bead Trees

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We’ve been having the best fun with paper and beads this week making adorable homemade Christmas ornaments for the tree. Check them out, they are so colourful and pretty, you’ll want to make lots for sure!

Pinecone Reindeer – Homemade Ornaments

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Do you love all things Rudolf? We’ve had such fun this weekend putting together adorable Rudolf the Reindeer Pinecone Ornaments for the Christmas tree. So easy to do and just too cute for words!

Art Projects for Kids-Wax Resist Leaf Painting

Art Project For Kids - Wax Resist Leaf Painting

Wax leaf rubbings are a fun art project for kids that lots of you will already be familiar with but I wanted to take this traditional art process a step further.
I loved the idea of the children being able to combine leaf rubbing with leaf painting and hence this Wax Resist Leaf Painting art project for kids was born!

Cooking With Kids – Christmas Tree Pizza

Christmas cooking with kids

Christmas cooking with kids is great but it doesn’t have to be all about sweet tastes. Try our Christmas Tree Pizza for some savoury festive fun.

Win a Travelodge Hotel Stay

Win a night's stay in a Travelodge

Has 2014 been a busy year? Perhaps you’d like a little break somewhere new? Come and enter our prize draw to win a night’s stay in a Travelodge of your choice for up to 4 people. Good luck!

Best Stocking Stuffers – Gifts For Kids under £3 / $5

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Looking for great bargain stocking stuffers for the kids that won’t be discarded in a week or two? I’ve put together a fantastic stocking stuffers gift guide with 50+ bargain stocking stuffers under £3/$5 that can be played with again and again throughout the year.

Leaf Sensory Bags

Make leaf sensory bags, a fabulous Autumn activity for kids.

Have you made sensory bags before? Give them a go, they are such a fabulous sensory activity for kids. Here we show you how to make an oil, water and nature inspired sensory bag that’ll have you and the children ohhing and ahhing. They are so beautiful!

Are You A Knitter?

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Knitting and crocheting is back again, and not just for Granny! Everyone’s grabbing the needles and getting in on the act. Have you had a go yet?