Crafts

Sophie wearing the finished Easter crown

Crafting with kids: a simple Easter crown

I thought I’d shared the last of our craft sessions with Jessica but last week a couple of photos popped up in my Timehop reminding me of the last Easter…

Sophie with her finished cardboard tube lighthouse

Crafting with kids: a simple lighthouse craft

I love sitting down and doing crafts with Sophie. She’s now at the age where she likes to be able to do as much as possible by herself, with only…

Sophie wearing a dinosaur head made from papier-mache

Crafting with kids: Making a dinosaur head from papier-mâché

Sophie has been learning about dinosaurs over the last half-term at school. She’s enjoyed hunting for fossils during outdoor learning sessions, drawing pictures of dinosaurs and learning more about different…

Sophie wearing her finished robot helmet

Crafting with kids: Making a robot helmet

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 space-themed mobile with polystyrene stars and "planets"

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:…

Letter squares and picture squares with a fabric bag covered in letter stickers

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…

The finished plant pot person complete with oregano hair

Making a plant pot person – a gardening-inspired craft for preschoolers

Gardening has been our inspiration for this month’s #BostikBlogger craft. This plant pot person is the perfect craft for preschoolers, with a little adult assistance required here and there. You…

A variety of flowers made from craft foam and an egg box

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…

Sophie showing off her finished 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…

A bird feeder made from a toilet roll tube covered in peanut butter and seeds

#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…