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...

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...

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...

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. ...

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...

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...

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...