Book based art and crafts · Busy bags and travel kits · Dinosaur crafts · Drawing & colouring · Fabric scraps crafts · Fairy crafts · Felt crafts · Fine motor skills · Gardening for kids · Nature art and craft · Outdoor play · Painting · Paper crafts · Play dough · Recycled crafts · Rock painting & decorating · Sensory activities · Small world play · Toys and games · Transport crafts

Setting up small world play for kids

"Small world play is acting out scenarios (scenes from real life, stories and/or imagination) in a miniature play scene, created with small figures and objects. Anything from your own home or garden will do, there is no limitation to your creativity which is why it’s a truly inexhaustible subject!" (Little Worlds Big Adventures) There are many ways… Continue reading Setting up small world play for kids

Busy bags and travel kits · Button crafts · Colour recognition · Dinosaur crafts · Drawing & colouring · Felt crafts · Fine motor skills · Literacy and numeracy · Paper crafts · Puppets · Recycled crafts · Toys and games · Wool/yarn crafts

Awesome road trip activity kits

We used to travel a lot when my brothers and I were kids, and the only travel game I remember playing was "I spy".  I'm sure some of these activity kits would have come in handy for us kids, as well as for my parents' sanity! Here are some of our favourite kids activity kits… Continue reading Awesome road trip activity kits

Bug crafts · Dinosaur crafts · Fine motor skills · Jewellery · Painting · Paper crafts · Paper plate crafts · Puppets · Recycled crafts

Paper mache for kids

Paper mache literally means "chewed paper" in French.  The traditional method for making paper mache is soaking strips of paper in glue/paste and then placing them over a base/mould.  Once the paper mache is dry, it can be decorated with paints. ** IMPORTANT ** Make sure the glue is completely dry before painting your paper… Continue reading Paper mache for kids

Book based art and crafts · Bug crafts · Button crafts · Dinosaur crafts · Drawing & colouring · Fine motor skills · Painting · Paper crafts · Wooden crafts

Cool cupcake liner crafts

Here are some of our favourite cupcake liner crafts! Cute owl centrepiece display from Sugar bee crafts Mini cupcake liner garland from A kiss of colour Popsicle stick/cupcake liner ballerinas from Glued to my crafts Cupcake liner balloon craft from A little pinch of perfect Cupcake liner ladybugs from Fun-a-day Cupcake liner parrot from I… Continue reading Cool cupcake liner crafts

Dinosaur crafts · Paper crafts · Paper plate crafts · Recycled crafts

Awesome dinosaur kids crafts

If your kids love dinosaurs, they will love making their own with these easy and fun crafts using simple materials you have at home.  They can provide hours of pretend play, as well as learning about different kinds of dinosaurs. Why not try one of these awesome dinosaur crafts with your kids this week? Cupcake… Continue reading Awesome dinosaur kids crafts