Make & do

Make & do

Free activity and craft ideas to keep the kids busy

smories

Make & do: smories

I love Smories; they are an absolute delight and can work wonders to entertain my kids for a few minutes when I just need...

Make & do: bug pegs

Bug pegs are a really jolly way to hang a child’s drawing from a piece of string.  You simply need: Googly eyes Wooden pegs 5 short...
balloons

Make & do: papier mache pig

Crafting is always fun and the muckier the better (well that’s what kids think!).  Papier mache takes ages and yet is worth every minute. For...
film club

Make & do: film club

Winter was made for snuggly days in front of great movies. Younger children really don’t care if it’s the latest release and I bet...
story time

Make & do: become a story maker

All you need to create stories is your imagination and an audience. I create stories for my children all the time. I find props...

Make and do: feed the birds

Birds find winter tough and a little extra help is much appreciated. This bird feeder is also really fun for your children to make....

Make & do: recycle your crayons

Recycling crayons is great fun. Huge thanks to Cass at The Diary of a Frugal Family Blog for sharing this top, thrifty craft idea. ...
dark sky and moon

Make & do: embrace the dark evenings

Often little ones miss the gorgeous night sky because they are sleeping but the magic of winter lies in those early dark evenings.  You...
children preparing homemade pizza

Make & do: homemade pizza

You can buy ready bases very cheaply or use half a muffin, half a baguette or pitta bread or some sliced thick bread as...
putting teddy away for hibernation

Make & do: Hibernate teddy

Teach your child about hibernation by building a little hibernating nest or cave together for one of their favourite cuddlies. For example, Teddy Bear could...
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