Once again this year, I have pushed home the idea that Valentine's Day is about celebrating all sorts of love and not just romantic love - although, aged four, Freya has already decided who is she going to marry and seems quite determined. Anyway, we've gone a bit craft crazy because when she started thinking … Continue reading Three Fun And Easy Valentine’s Crafts #BostikBlogger
My memories from the last time I went out on New Year's Eve are vague - not because I was worse for wear but more because it was so long ago. Overcrowded, over-priced clubs or pubs were never my cup of tea but after having Freya the logistics involved in going out, especially as we don't … Continue reading Make Your Own Masquerade Masks for New Year #BostikBlogger
It's taken a year for me to work up the enthusiasm to give making a leaf bowl another try - and I'm so pleased I did. Our last attempt (at a leaf crown because we didn't have enough leaves) turned into a soggy, smushed up mess. I wasn't entirely hopeful that this one would be any … Continue reading We Made A Leaf Bowl (And It Wasn’t Just A Gloopy Mess).
In all my years of parenting (yes, all three and a half) I have never come across anything as versatile as the cardboard thingie from the middle of the toilet roll (do they have a name? Innard? Tube? Core? You know what I mean) when it comes to crafts. We have made binoculars, aliens, planes … Continue reading Easy Crafts For Children: Toilet Roll Bracelets.