Ok so this isn’t one for the faint hearted but provided it’s well planned and you can pen the kids into a set area this is an absolutley brilliant, fun and a bit of a wild messy play activity for babies, toddlers and young children alike. What you will need: A large roll of white…… Continue reading Messy paint play
It can get really expensive trying to entertain the kids, especially during the school holidays so here is my top 71 activities to do with young children. If you can’t see your favourite free activity send me a message, I’d love to discover some new ideas for things to do with the kids. 1. Go…… Continue reading 71 Free activities for kids
We love getting crafty at Halloween and we’ve been stepping things up each year. These are some crafty makes we did last year to decorate our house for a halloween party for my eldest son and his friends. They were all really cheap to do but they looked really effective. 1. Halloween paper plate pumpkins…… Continue reading 6 Halloween craft ideas
Following a trip to West Midlands Safari Park my eldest wanted us to do a craft display all about wild animals and being a boy he naturally chose an animals that roared as the first thing he wanted to make. Unlike previous displays we have made for our conservatory this one took almost four months…… Continue reading Wild Animals craft activities
The finishing touches on the Under The Sea display were a collection of star fish and a glitter dolphin. I cut out the star fish shapes and then my son chose how he wanted to decorate them, one he chose to colour, another he added cheerios and another he stuck pieces of cardboard to. For…… Continue reading Star fish with Cheerios & glitter dolphin
I mentioned to my sons nursery that we were working on an Under The Sea display and when I picked him up that evening he had made an amazing octopus for the display. It has painted pasta legs, pom pom wobbly eyes and the hand prints on the body are paint and glitter.
The very first thing we made for our Under The Sea display was a whale covered in blue buttons. My little boy had asked to make a whale a couple of times that week so that was how we chose the theme of under the sea. I drew out a whale outline on some blue…… Continue reading Whale craft