Cardboard boxes are brilliant for imaginative play. They can be turned into so many different things, depending on the size – a car, a boat, a doll’s house. We’ve used a cardboard box as the starting point for this month’s #BostikBlogger craft. Our theme for this month is “robots”.  This… View Post

Crafting with kids: a simple space-themed mobile

Crafting with kids: a simple space-themed mobile

This month’s #BostikBlogger craft theme is “space”. We were inspired to make this simple space-themed mobile using polystyrene balls and stars, string and a paper plate.   You will need: Polystyrene stars and balls (8 in total) Paint Paintbrushes Scrap paper or newspaper PVA glue (we used Bostik White Glu)… View Post

Creating an alphabet matching puzzle game

Creating an alphabet matching puzzle game

The theme for this month’s #BostikBlogger craft is ‘Back to school’. I was inspired by the letter stickers in this month’s craft box to create a fun alphabet matching puzzle game. This is perfect for a back to school craft and learning activity.     You will need: A sheet… View Post

Crafting with kids – egg box flowers

Crafting with kids – egg box flowers

Sophie and I have been inspired by nature with our crafting over the last few weeks. These simple egg box flowers are easy for preschoolers to make with a little adult help to cut out the egg box and flower shapes.     You will need: An egg box Craft… View Post

#30DaysWild – Simple nature bracelets

#30DaysWild – Simple nature bracelets

One of my favourite things when taking part in #30DaysWild last year was combining getting out and enjoying nature with doing some crafts. These pretty nature bracelets are easy to make. Sophie had fun looking around the garden and deciding what natural items to use to decorate hers.    … View Post

#30DaysWild – Making toilet roll bird feeders

#30DaysWild – Making toilet roll bird feeders

#30DaysWild is a month-long nature challenge run by the Wildlife Trust. It aims to encourage people to connect with nature by doing something wild each day through June. This is our second year taking part. Our wild activity for day 4 was to help feed the birds in our garden.… View Post