Christmas just calls out for fun and tasty festive treats for the family doesn’t it? Making Christmas special doesn’t have to be expensive or time consuming though. These cute white chocolate snowmen lollies are a super easy and frugal way to treat the whole family and a fabulously fun activity for the kids to enjoy doing. They make great little gifts too!
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Christmas decorating gets me in a bit of a tizz every year. Half of me wants to let the kids go wild with all things tacky and tinsel and the other half of me yearns for the idillic and subtle homemade, rustic perfection I see in glossy magazines! What to do, what to do? Well, this Christmas Lid Ornament craft is a perfect solution to having a foot in both decorating style camps!
Craft items make great gifts for kids but it can be a bit tricky knowing what to buy when there’s so much available! I’ve put together a list of all my absolute favourites so now you can easily tailor make a super craft kit that’s just right for your little one.
This post is all about you! I know that you, our wonderful arty, crafty readers, are creating and making all sorts of fantastic things every month and I want to provide a platform to showcase your wonderful creations. So today I’m starting an exciting new monthly feature called #CreateMakeShare. Come and see how easy it is to get involved and to inspire us all with your creativity. I can’t wait to see what you’ve been making.
Brrr…we’re starting to get ready for Winter with these fluffy Snowman Luminaries that look cute during the day and just darn adorable when they’re glowing in the evenings. This is a lovely easy luminary craft that even tiny tots can enjoy helping with and it’s made on a recycled milk jug base so it’s a frugal and easy to set up snowman craft for the kids.
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Here’s a fun, fun, fun Monster Craft for your little monster! Your kids will love blow painting their own unique and characterful monster to stick on a greeting card, display on the wall or even turn into a puppet to play with.
Autumn is a wonderful time of year for kids to try “Painting with Nature”. This simple process art technique allows kids to explore and create textures and patterns in a fun, open-ended and hands-on way, creating unique and interesting art.
We sure do love getting arty with leaves! So many wonderful shapes, colours and textures to observe. This week we’ve been having a lovely time creating bold Charcoal Leaf Pictures. Charcoal is a super medium for kids to explore and the end results are just gorgeous.
Squishy, squelchy, oozy, colourful…we LOVE finger paints and totally ignore people who say it’s just for babies and toddlers!
Here’s a super homemade edible finger paint recipe that kids of all ages will adore exploring. As it’s a “taste safe” finger paint recipe it is great for the very young but its wonderful texture and bright colours makes it a fantastic sensory art experience that big kids will enjoy just as much too!