While April showers are supposed to bring May flowers - and we've certainly had a wet start to the month in Norfolk - we couldn’t wait that long so we've made our own. It was actually a very happy coincidence that ‘flowers’ was the theme of this month’s Bostik Blogger craft box because Mark’s hay … Continue reading Paper Flower Fun For Everyone #BostikBlogger.
This year Freya really seems to be getting into Christmas - not least because she's playing Mary in her class nativity (I'm welling up already and it's still a week away). She's written a letter to Father Christmas listing some of the things she would like but I wanted to let her know, in a gentle … Continue reading The Gift Of Giving Snowman Bag #BostikBlogger.
I'm just about to start what feels like the epic task of redecorating our bedroom and living room but, as a sort of warm-up, Freya and I decided to make her "big dolls" a place to call their own first. Thanks to various charity shop visits she seems to have amassed a little collection of Barbie-sized … Continue reading Easy Crafts With Children: A Room Of One’s Own.
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.