Inspiration often strikes when we have a billion tonnes of recycling to use up! After so many trips to IKEA recently, we have a serious surplus of cardboard. Whilst we always recycle, it seemed like a shame for these huge canvases to be immediately consigned to the yellow bin.
With another baby on the way, I’m not as up for massive messy projects (literally really, since I can no longer hoist myself off of the floor!) so we made use of the dining room table to make ourselves a zoo. This project was inspired byDiscovery Table Week 8: Zoo! Continue reading We built a zoo…
A crafty round-up of HopFest 2018
Stuck for creative projects this Easter? Myself and 19 of my creative sisters are here to help you out! Thanks to the wonderful Little Button Diaries, we took part in the world-wide craft project named hopFEST!
Here’s our contribution: a springtime daffodil wreath. You can find out how to make it by clicking here. Continue reading 20 Easter Projects to Try
A simple craft project to try.
Big balloon, big balloon Bigger than the sun and moon. Flying high In the sky Fly, fly and fly and fly!
I’m pretty sure that all parents know the Peppa Pig song, right? If not, I promise that as soon as you listen to it, it’ll be stuck in your head for an eternity! It was well and truly on rotation after a trip to the Canberra Balloon Festival, which takes place every March.
Continue reading Hot Air Balloon Craft
The ocean is one of our favourite places to be and sensory play is one of our favourite activities – put them together and it’s a match made in toddler heaven. Most days you’ll find us engaging in some sort of sensory activity and the ocean based themes go down an absolute storm. Here’s a few ideas that you can dive into:
Continue reading Ocean themed sensory play ideas.
Plus themes and activities to try
Play dough is a brilliantly versatile play tool that suits a variety of ages. We’ve done a whole heap of activities using our homemade dough, from ‘baking’ cookies to aiding spelling practice.
It’s so simple to make that you won’t even need to bother with the shop bought version again. What’s more, you can adapt the recipe to suit your theme.
Continue reading Simple Play Dough Recipe