Crafts

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…

The finished bicycle picture with the paper plate wheels, wooden skewer frame and craft foam saddle

A simple Tour de France inspired bicycle craft for preschoolers

This month’s #BostikBlogger craft theme is cycling/Tour de France as Bostik are one of the sponsors of this year’s Tour de France. We decided to make a simple bicycle picture…

A purple sparkly dragon made from toilet rolls sitting on a nest of polystyrene eggs

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…

An assortment of 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…

Two paper plate flower wreaths

Paper plate flower wreaths – a simple craft for preschoolers

I love simple crafts that my girls can do themselves with very little assistance from me. This month’s #BostikBlogger craft theme is flowers. For our flower craft, we’ve been making…

papier-mâché hot air balloon with Playmobil figures inside the cardboard basket

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…

The finished basket filled with shredded tissue paper and painted eggs

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…

A house made from a shoebox, complete with people and furniture

Creating miniature furniture for our shoebox house

Last week I shared how my girls and I made a house from a shoebox. Naturally once the house was complete, the next step was to add some furniture. Jessica…