Latest Articles

teddy bear's picnic Activity 23 April 2013 How to have a proper teddy bear's picnic»

How to have a proper teddy bear's picnic

Here are 10 steps to a truly fabulous teddy bear's picnic.   More »

collage for kids Promotion 25 March 2013 Unleash your kids’ creativity with toys they'll treasure»

Unleash your kids’ creativity with toys they'll treasure

Are you fed up with toys that only last a month or two before they're left lying forgotten in a cupboard? If so then Djeco from Crafts4Kids may be the answer you’re looking for.   More »

pompoms Activity 23 April 2013 Glittery ice-cream pom poms »

Glittery ice-cream pom poms

Get crafty with this simple idea that your kids will love to help make. A great glittery way to spark their little imaginations.   More »

home obstacle course Activity 23 April 2013 How to make a home obstacle course »

How to make a home obstacle course

Set up an obstacle course for the kids. It costs nothing and will entertain them for ages, so you can get some peace!   More »

christmas traditions Feature 09 January 2013 English Christmas traditions - who said old is boring?!»

English Christmas traditions - who said old is boring?!

Yule logs and pudding charms... sherry and ghost stories. You can't get more Christmassy than this - and you'll be spending less too!   More »

bonfire night activities Activity 09 January 2013 Bonfire Night activities»

Bonfire Night activities

Get into the spirit of this explosive time of year with some fun ways to entertain the kids with bonfire themed activities.   More »

autumn craft ideas for children Activity 10 January 2013 Autumn craft ideas for children»

Autumn craft ideas for children

From leaf painting to conker collecting there is plenty to explore outdoors. Here are some inspiring autumn craft ideas for children.   More »

halloween party ideas Activity 10 January 2013 Halloween party ideas»

Halloween party ideas

Have some thrifty fun with your very own spooktastic party. Here are some great makes to enjoy this Halloween with your little ones.   More »

fizzy-pop-volcano Activity 10 January 2013 How to make a fizzy pop volcano»

How to make a fizzy pop volcano

Make your own volcano! A great way to experiment and have fun in the garden with your fizzy drink!   More »

make your own bubbles Activity 10 January 2013 How to make your own bubbles»

How to make your own bubbles

Have fun in the sun and make your own bubbles for the kids to enjoy. An inexpensive and easy way to keep the children occupied.   More »

how to make perfume Activity 13 September 2012 How to make perfume from your garden»

How to make perfume from your garden

Let your little ones experiment by picking their own combination of flowers from the garden to turn into homemade perfume.   More »

make a map Activity 12 September 2012 How to make a map for kids»

How to make a map for kids

Making maps - this is a great activity for children, as it helps to develop their memories and their imagination too!   More »

Ways tosave water around the home Activity 10 September 2012 How to make a watering can»

How to make a watering can

Make a personalised watering can out of an old milk bottle, and you'll find your little ones keen to share the gardening chores this summer.   More »

How to make a sundial Activity 10 September 2012 How to make a sundial»

How to make a sundial

It may seem old-fashioned in today's technology based world, but teaching your kids how to make a sundial is fun as well as educational.   More »

stones Activity 10 September 2012 How to make a pet rock»

How to make a pet rock

Creating a pet rock is an easy and fun activity for the kids this summer, best of all they can create a whole range of imaginative pets!   More »

daisy chains Activity 10 September 2012 How to make a daisy chain»

How to make a daisy chain

The old traditions of summer days are the best and they won't stretch the budget, so we've created a reminder of how to make a daisy chain.   More »

How to press flowers Activity 10 September 2012 How to press flowers»

How to press flowers

We show you how to press flowers without making a mess - a fantastic activity to enjoy with the kids this summer on a budget.   More »

may day basket Activity 10 September 2012 Make & do: May Day basket»

Make & do: May Day basket

Celebrate the May Day tradition of hanging a basket of flowers for your neighbour with this budget craft activity   More »

st george's day Activity 10 September 2012 Make & do: St George's Day»

Make & do: St George's Day

Fun St George's Day story telling to enjoy with the kids or make a simple flag to cheer the teddies when George slays his dragon.   More »

hanamatsuri Activity 10 September 2012 Make & do: Hana Matsuri»

Make & do: Hana Matsuri

Teach your children about other faiths and this celebration of spring with a focus of flowers.   More »

marbled egg Activity 10 September 2012 Make & do: Marbled egg»

Make & do: Marbled egg

Fun coloured Easter eggs that you can make with the kids. They'll love the cool marbled effect.   More »

april showers Activity 10 September 2012 Make & do: April showers»

Make & do: April showers

A rain splattered spring always mixes in with the sunshine; don't sit inside, pop your wellies on and head out for puddle jumping.   More »

mural painting Activity 10 September 2012 Make & do: Mural painting»

Make & do: Mural painting

Make a seasonal mural painting filled with things you and your family adore.   More »

april fool Activity 10 September 2012 Make & do: April Fool's Day»

Make & do: April Fool's Day

Here are some tricks to play on poor unsuspecting members of your household to celebrate April Fool's Day.   More »

make and do gardening Activity 10 September 2012 Make & do: Gardening»

Make & do: Gardening

Children love to grow things. Fully involve them in giving it a go from planting, to watering, to eating.   More »

Ducks Activity 10 September 2012 Make & do: feeding the ducks»

Make & do: feeding the ducks

Don't throw away that leftover bread, take the kids to the local duck pond. It's the simple things in life that are precious.   More »

Make & do: daffodils from paper cases Activity 10 September 2012 Make & do: Daffodils»

Make & do: Daffodils

Make your own daffodils out of green straws, yellow paper and cake cases.   More »

easter bonnet Activity 10 September 2012 Make & do: Easter Bonnet »

Make & do: Easter Bonnet

Decorate a straw bonnet in a host of ways. From chicks, eggs and flowers, your kids will love getting creative this Easter.   More »

simnel cake Activity 10 September 2012 Make & do: Simnel cake »

Make & do: Simnel cake

A light fruit cake, eaten around Easter time. This recipe serves ten.   More »