We’ve spoken about our fondness for all things BKD in the past (check out the baking kits and Mini Bakers’ Club) and now founder Adelle Smith has launched her own cookbook. BAKED: Amazing Bakes to Create with Your Child (Orchard Books, RRP £14.99) is a wonderfully creative collection of goodies to bake with your little ones, from brilliant […]
If you (or the little ones) love craft, whatever level you are at, you are going to love Buttonbag. Buttonbag is breathing new life into old crafts by updating them in a fresh, contemporary way in the form of kits. Each craft kit contains everything needed to make the finished item. Sewing kits have needles, sticking kits have […]
Road On A Roll is just ace. It’s 50-metre (164ft) long, 11.5cm-wide paper track system for cars, all ready to be coloured in (or not) by your little Lewis Hamiltons. Ideal to roll up and slip into a pocket for days out, and perfect for holidays, camping, or just around the house and garden. You create your road by […]
If you fancy entertaining the kids with your magic skills, then an unpoppable balloon is sure to do just that! Basically get a balloon (helium quality if best) and stick a skewer through it – it’s all abut the placement and you need to destroy the evidence! Want to know more? Pop over to PBS […]
One of our most popular craft posts ever was this fabulous leaf bowl, so when I spotted this colourful feather version over on The Imagination Tree’s Facebook page I had to share. It’s actually the brainchild of Dyan over at And Next Comes L. All you need is a glass bowl, cling film, Mod Podge […]
Easter has crept up on me a bit this year as it seems too early – we’ve only just had half term! Anyway, here are a few crafty ideas for you and your little ones to do together. Ideal for Miffy, Peter Rabbit and Belle & Boo fanatics. Bandit bunny mask, Mermag. Because sometimes bunny makes can […]
Dydd GÅµyl Dewi Hapus! (That’s Happy St David’s Day in case you were wondering.) Today, lots of Welsh people will be sporting leeks or daffodils, eating Welsh cakes and generally celebrating the rich culture of Wales. It’s also a lovely excuse to indulge in some spring crafts with your little ones. There’s not much more […]
I have a 6-year-old who is currently obsessed with mermaids, so being the dutiful Mama I am, I have been hunting for mermaid crafts to keep her (and I!) entertained this half term. Here are five of the best…. Toilet roll crafts are always easy and cheap and this fabulous one from Molly Moo crafts […]
It’s Chinese New Year – the year of the fire Monkey – so we have put together a round up of simple crafts to do with the kids. As always, do share your crafts with us,Â pop a photo on our Facebook page, we love to see what you have been up to! Looking for a […]
It’s not that long until World Book Day (3rd March this year), and as Lola is VERY fussy about what she will or will not wear to such things, I decided to get the sewing machine out to make her a cape, so I can convince her to go as Little Red Riding Hood. My […]
Ali from The Bright CompanyÂ hasÂ pulled off a whole village of presents! How amazing is this? We are in awe. That is all. Pinning this one for next year.
Hat tip to the lovely Tze from Jake & Maya for this one. A simple but pretty stunning craft and it comes with cutting templates. You literally need a piece of paper and scissors to make these gorgeous paper Christmas trees. Pop over to Hattifant to get your templatesÂ and do let us know how you […]
I love this! Such a simple idea that looks fabulous. Downscale it for gift tags or cards or use an art centrepiece. It’s actually faux embroidery, made with gold and red sharpies on foam board. Get the free printable and the full instructions over at Remodelaholic.
I am loving the animal headbands I spotted over at Lauren Conrad! How cool are they?Â And those antlers are very seasonal! Lauren breaks down exactly how to do all of these so pop over to her site for full instructions, and you’ll be pleased to know they look pretty easy!
Looking for a last-minute Halloween craft to fill a rainy afternoon? Then this is it. These were created byÂ my pal Susan. They’re made with glass jars and paint. Use LED candles for extra safety points. Easy and effective and a great way to use up your jar stash – we all have them right?!Â Want more […]