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25 DIY creative paint stamps

Stamping is a simple way for kids to be creative, and can be used to create lots of different shapes and patterns on paper or fabric.  You can display the artwork in your home, or use it to decorate greeting cards and wrapping paper.  Stamping is also great for strengthening fine motor skills. Paint stamps… Continue reading 25 DIY creative paint stamps

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Friendly spider crafts for kids

These friendly spider crafts would go well with the song "Incy Wincy Spider" or the book "The very busy spider" by Eric Carle. You can make spiders from: paint cardboard and paper plates egg cartons, tin cans and bottle caps pegs and pipe cleaners wool/yarn pine cones, rocks and sticks Here are some of our… Continue reading Friendly spider crafts for kids

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10 string art projects for kids

String art is usually made on pieces of wood, but you can also make string art with embroidery hoops, cardboard and even recycled milk bottles! Some of these projects use embroidery floss, but you could also use wool/yarn to make the colours stand out better.  You can choose to weave single threads between the nails,… Continue reading 10 string art projects for kids

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20 fun pom pom crafts

Who can resist pom poms?  They are bright and colourful and so easy to make!  Plus you can use them in so many ways: mobiles and garlands gift tags ornaments/decorations pencil toppers and key rings fun toys for kids to play with   Here are some of our favourite pom pom crafts for kids! Pinecone… Continue reading 20 fun pom pom crafts

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Wonderful weaving looms

Weaving is a simple, fun activity kids can do with scraps of wool/yarn and their own homemade looms.  Looms can be made from: cardboard paper plates, cups and straws wooden craft sticks and embroidery hoops recycled CDs branches, sticks and twigs hula hoops Some of the things kids can make with weaving include: bookmarks accessories… Continue reading Wonderful weaving looms

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Finger knitting for kids

Finger knitting is a simple, fun craft for kids, which is quicker and easier than traditional knitting, and can be done with 1, 2, 3 or 4 fingers. It is calming and relaxing, helps with concentration, and strengthens fine motor skills. Some of the things kids can make with their finger knitting include: jewellery hats […]

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Brilliant bookmarks

Today we are sharing some of our favourite bookmark crafts for your kids to keep their place in the books they read. They can make these bookmarks out of: wooden craft sticks fabric felt ribbon wool/yarn buttons paper/card How to make a no sew fabric bookmark from Swoodson Says Make a bookmark in 5 minutes… Continue reading Brilliant bookmarks