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

Crafting with kids: making a simple Easter basket

Crafting with kids: making a simple Easter basket

With today being the first day of Lent, the countdown to Easter has begun. This month’s #BostikBlogger craft box has inspired us to decorate some polystyrene eggs and make a simple Easter basket for them to go in.     You will need: Polystyrene eggs Paint or paint pens An… View Post

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