I have happy memories of childhood Christmases and making crackers and paper chains. They’re so simple for children to make with little, if any, adult help and are such fun to do. For this month’s #BostikBlogger craft, I’ve been revisiting my childhood and having fun making some simple Christmas decorations… View Post

Crafting with kids: Making a 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 cardboard box as the starting point for this month’s #BostikBlogger craft. Our theme for this month is “robots”.  This… View Post

Crafting with kids: a simple space-themed mobile

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: Polystyrene stars and balls (8 in total) Paint Paintbrushes Scrap paper or newspaper PVA glue (we used Bostik White Glu)… View Post

Creating an alphabet matching puzzle game

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 game. This is perfect for a back to school craft and learning activity.     You will need: A sheet… 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