CHRISTMAS ADVENT ACTIVITIES CALENDAR 2016

I love making up the Christmas advent activities calendar each year.  It's something we've done for several years now and the kids really enjoy it.  The children still...

RAINBOW RICE SENSORY PLAY

Rainbow rice is gorgeous and colourful, and interesting to get the kids involved to make. This is a great idea for messy play, it can also be used...

AUTUMN PLAYDOUGH RECIPE

I love this Autumn playdough recipe.  It's no cook, simple and great for sensory play as well as those fingers working their fine motor skills and helping the...

TIE DIE TSHIRTS USING SHARPIE PENS

This is a great activity for all ages.  My girls loved making their own tie die tshirts and were really engrossed in the mini project. You will need: White Tshirts Cardboard...

HOW TO MAKE A TEEPEE TENT DEN

This is something I have wanted to make for ages.  A quiet corner for reading, chilling and playing. It's super simple so here's a guide on how to...

MASON JAR CHRISTMAS TEALIGHT CRAFT

This was one of our Christmas Advent Acvitivies and we all enjoyed it.  We used a jam jar for this easy mason jar Christmas tealight craft.   MASON JAR CHIRSTMAS...

HOW TO DISPLAY KIDS ARTWORK

Are you tired of sticky tape or tack to hang up the kids artwork?  I was so when I moved house I knew exactly how I wanted to make...

WALDORF CALENDAR WHEEL CRAFT

Our home education is taking more and more inspiration from Waldorf Schooling.  We often work with the seasons and what better way to demonstrate this than with a...

POP A BALLOON WITH ORANGE PEEL

Here's a short video for you to show you how easy it is to pop a balloon with orange peel. This was the first time we tried it and...

MODELLING CLAY MINI BEASTS

Such a simple and creative craft for kids.  Modelling clay mini beasts is so much fun.  A great activity for all ages. Just grab some craft bits.  We used...