Book based art and crafts · Busy bags and travel kits · Colour recognition · Drawing & colouring · Felt crafts · Literacy and numeracy · Nature art and craft · Outdoor play · Painting · Paper crafts · Paper plate crafts · Play dough · Rainbow art and crafts · Recycled crafts · STEM activities · Wooden crafts

Cool ways to learn colours

There are so many different fun ways for kids to learn about colours. You can do colour exploration, matching and mixing activities with toddlers, preschoolers and older kids using: paint and liquid watercolours loose parts, including buttons and glass gems paint chips wooden clothes pegs and craft sticks paper, paper plates and cardboard stickers egg… Continue reading Cool ways to learn colours

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Drawing & colouring · Felt crafts · Recycled crafts · Sewing for kids

DIY pencil cases & rolls

It's hard to believe it's nearly time to go back to school already! To celebrate, we are sharing some of our favourite pencil cases and pencil/crayon rolls that kids can make themselves from fabric or felt. UPDATE - We have now added another easy felt pencil case from Coloured Buttons How to make a pencil… Continue reading DIY pencil cases & rolls

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

Christmas crafts · Drawing & colouring · Felt crafts · Nature art and craft · Painting · Paper crafts · Process art · Rock painting & decorating · Seasonal crafts · Toys and games · Wooden crafts

20 creative Christmas nativity crafts

This is the last post in our series of Christmas crafts for your kids to try this year. Today we are going back to the true story of Christmas - the birth of the baby Jesus - and sharing some of our favourite Christmas nativity crafts that you can make from: decorated rocks/stones drawings and… Continue reading 20 creative Christmas nativity crafts

Button crafts · Christmas crafts · Drawing & colouring · Felt crafts · Hand print, fingerprint & footprint art · Literacy and numeracy · Painting · Paper crafts · Paper plate crafts · Recycled crafts · Seasonal crafts · Wooden crafts · Wool/yarn crafts

20 creative Christmas wreath crafts

This is the second in our series of Christmas crafts for your kids to try this year.  You can see our previous post with some fun Christmas tree crafts here. In today's post we are sharing some of our favourite Christmas wreath crafts, with wreath ornaments for your tree, as well as larger wreaths for… Continue reading 20 creative Christmas wreath crafts

Button crafts · Christmas crafts · Drawing & colouring · Felt crafts · Hand print, fingerprint & footprint art · Nature art and craft · Painting · Paper crafts · Paper plate crafts · Recycled crafts · Seasonal crafts · Sewing for kids · Wool/yarn crafts

20 creative Christmas tree crafts

If you have spent any time on Pinterest lately, you will notice that there are a LOT of Christmas craft ideas for kids!  So many, in fact, that we now have nearly 500 on our Christmas crafts board!  Over the next few weeks we will be sharing some of our favourites. The first in our… Continue reading 20 creative Christmas tree crafts

Bug crafts · Drawing & colouring · Hand print, fingerprint & footprint art · Literacy and numeracy · Nature art and craft · Painting · Paper crafts · Paper plate crafts · Print making · Recycled crafts · Rock painting & decorating · Seasonal crafts · Wool/yarn crafts

Beautiful butterfly crafts

Spring is here - at least it is where I am in South Australia!  To celebrate, we are sharing some of our favourite butterfly crafts for your kids to make, including: nature butterflies made with leaves, flowers and stones recycled butterflies made with cardboard, newspaper, toilet rolls and egg cartons painted butterflies made with sponges,… Continue reading Beautiful butterfly crafts