Birthday Book

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Picture 111 birthday book

Recently my hubby celebrated his birthday and our children were very excited to create a book for their Dad. He turned 38 so my children worked together to create a book titled, “38 Special Things About Our Daddy”.
It was a big surprise, so the excitement was heightened by making sure that this gift was made without Daddy knowing anything about it  (you can imagine all of the whispering that has been going on between a 4, 6 and…

Picture 105 paper tube man

Paper Tube Creations

Miss Seven was rummaging through our collection of recycled materials and decided that creating with paper towel tubes would be…

Picture 78 clowns with puffy pants

The Gluing Game

This game came about due to Miss Four’s request for a gluing game.  It is suitable for younger, as well…

Picture 127 drip art with blocks - dragon over volcano

Drip Art

The drip art technique we used to create these artworks has been on our to do list for some time. …

Picture 584 DIY stamping Giant in the Woods

Painting Pictures With DIY Stamps.

My children are fans of stamping, so we thought we would try our hand at making our own stamps to…

Picture 515 blackboard collage creations

Blackboard Collage

My children really enjoyed the latest invitation to create on our blackboard. This time we combined craft supplies with a…

Picture 215 pop up puppets popped up

Pop Up Puppets

Puppets have been the flavour of the month as we have been playing with our collection of puppets and creating…

Picture 548 splatter painting with spoons by S

Splatter Painting With Spoons

This painting activity had my children laughing and giggling as paint splattered all over their paper (and our kitchen).
For…

Picture 68 buttons, wool and paint house with bushes

Button and Wool Paintings.

When it comes to painting we sometimes include craft materials to inspire our creations. This time we had our button…

Picture 4 fabric, crayons and watercolours

Fabric and Watercolour Paintings

Miss Four is enjoying our watercolours and likes to use them at any opportunity. The fact that she is using…

Picture 56 manilla folder puppet theatre with puppet

Manilla Folder Puppet Theatre and Puppets.

My children love to use our puppets to create stories and in more recent times have been having lots of…

Picture 263 Rock Characters

Rock Characters

When I saw this awesome collection of painted rocks over at ko-ko-ko kids via Pinterest I thought it would be…

Picture 34 collage

Take 5 Creative Collage Challenge

One of Miss Four’s favourite activities at the moment is gluing. Miss Four selected  five materials from our art cupboard…