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...

MAY CRAFTS FOR KIDS

Today we did some May crafts for kids.  We made a simple miniature Maypole and some tissue paper bluebells.  Ok, so side by side they are totally out...

EASY WHITE CLAY CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS

Easy white clay Christmas decorations, and they are easy too, and fun!  You can find the recipe below.  We loved making these Christmas decorations.  Adam loved playing with...

HOMEMADE PINATTA

Birthday costs can soon spiral out of control and call me tight frugal but I fancied making our own pinata as my soon to be 5 year old...

CHINESE NEW YEAR 2017

For Chinese New Year the kids and I love looking at all the different animals, years and meanings and who is what animal for the year they were...

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...

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...

LAVENDER BATH SALTS RECIPE

Lavender bath salts recipe, so easy to make and so lovely to use. .....and relax....... Lavender bath salts recipe is so simple and so nice to use in the bath. LAVENDER...

HOW TO DYE EGGS USING FOOD COLOURING

I remember as a kid colouring eggs in with felt tip pens.  So this year I thought it would be fun to dye eggs using food colouring. It's quick...