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

Crafting with kids – a toilet roll dragon with …

Crafting with kids – a toilet roll dragon with a nest of eggs

This month’s #BostikBlogger craft theme is fantasy creatures. Fairies are usually the first choice when it comes to fantasy creatures. Having made some craft stick fairies last month though, we decided to go for dragons instead. Sophie and I have had fun making a toilet roll dragon sitting on a… View Post

Crafting with kids: craft stick flower fairies

Crafting with kids: craft stick flower fairies

This is a craft that has a special place in my heart. It is the last craft that I did with Jessica before she passed away. She and Sophie always loved fairies and making things that they could use in imaginative play. As part our #BostikBlogger crafts last year we… View Post

Crafting with kids: Making a papier-mâché hot …

Crafting with kids: Making a papier-mâché hot air balloon

This month’s #BostikBlogger craft theme is flying. We’ve done a few crafts before which fit this theme. We’ve made clothes-peg aeroplanes as part of our Up in the Sky themed crafts and last year we made craft stick parrots. This time, we thought we’d try making a papier-mâché hot air… View Post