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Perfectly cute pencil toppers

These perfectly cute pencil toppers add some character and personality to your kids' pencils, are quick, easy and cheap to make, and are also a fun gift to share with friends! You can make these pencil toppers with pom poms, fabric, felt, feathers or wooden buttons and decorate the pencils with fabric or washi tape.… Continue reading Perfectly cute pencil toppers

Bug crafts · Drawing & colouring · Monster crafts · Nature art and craft · Rock painting & decorating

Fun and friendly painted rocks

As we said in our previous post, rock painting has several benefits for kids.  It is a great way to get them outside and doing something active and creative.  It provides a wonderful sensory experience with the smooth feel of the rocks and the squishiness of the paints, and the materials you need are cheap… Continue reading Fun and friendly painted rocks

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Creative paper bag crafts

Here are some of our favourite things to make with paper bags! Paper bag crowns from Art Bar Blog Where the wild things are paper bag craft from Red Ted Art Paper bag octopus from Kids activities blog DIY owl from an empty paper bag from Krokotak DIY paper bag animal puppets from 86 lemons… Continue reading Creative paper bag crafts

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20 toilet roll crafts for kids

Toilet paper rolls are so versatile - there are just so many different things you can make with them, including: Amazing animals Brilliant bugs Crazy creatures DIY toys, games and activities Ornaments and organisation   Here are some of our favourite toilet paper roll crafts for kids! Amazing animals Paper roll fish from The craft… Continue reading 20 toilet roll crafts for kids

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Wonderful woolly crafts for kids

With the weather getting colder here in Australia, now is a great time for your kids to try some crafting with wool/yarn.  Wool/yarn crafts are particularly good for developing fine motor skills, as well as learning basic knitting, weaving and wrapping skills.  Plus they are a fun way to make some little dolls or critters… Continue reading Wonderful woolly crafts for kids