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 can either fill the top pot with compost and seeds to grow your own, or do what we did and… View Post

Crafting with kids – egg box flowers

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 adult help to cut out the egg box and flower shapes.     You will need: An egg box Craft… 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

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: 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

Creating artwork with my kids for a competition …

Creating artwork with my kids for a competition with BIC® Kids and Mumsnet plus a BIC® KIDS giveaway

My eldest daughter loves drawing. Some days it is a challenge to keep up with her paper requirements as she can spend hours sitting and doodling. Her beloved dolly Kerry is always a favourite subject when it comes to drawing. She features in most of Jessica’s pictures. Jessica also loves… View Post