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

Simple monster puppets – a fun craft for preschoolers

Simple monster puppets – a fun craft for preschoolers

My girls love putting on shows with their toys. When this month’s monster-themed #BostikBlogger craft box arrived, I knew just what we could make with the contents. These simple monster puppets are such a fun and easy craft and are brilliant for putting on a show and playing make-believe with.… View Post

Simple pencil pots – a quick and easy back …

Simple pencil pots – a quick and easy back to school craft

My girls love to draw and having pencils and pens handy is a must in our house. This month’s #BostikBlogger theme is “Back to School.” A pencil pot is always useful to keep those pens and pencils handy when it comes to doing homework (or filling in all those forms… View Post