Crafting with kids: creating a shoebox house

Crafting with kids: creating a shoebox house

A few weeks ago, Jessica asked if we could do “some making” and make a house. My first thought was to do a simple paper fold house that she could draw rooms in and decorate. Then a friend gave us an old shoebox – the perfect starting point for making… View Post

Framed with love – how to make a simple …

Framed with love – how to make a simple craft-stick photo frame

I enjoyed being one of the Tots100 #BostikBloggers last year and am so happy to be able to continue doing it this year. Each month, I will be sent a craft box from Craft Merrily to create something in line with that month’s theme. I’m looking forward to sharing each… View Post

A simple paper lantern craft for Chinese New …

A simple paper lantern craft for Chinese New Year

My attention is mainly focused on Christmas at the moment, but our crafting is looking a little further ahead. The theme for this month’s #BostikBlogger craft box is Chinese New Year. This falls on 16th February 2018 marking the start of the Year of the Dog. The Lantern Festival is… View Post

The Nativity in a shoebox: a fun Christmas …

The Nativity in a shoebox: a fun Christmas craft

One of my favourite Christmas decorations is our Nativity scene. My girls love playing with the figures although I have to make sure they are careful not to break them. The contents of our latest #BostikBlogger craft box gave me an idea for the perfect Christmas craft project: a Nativity… View Post