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Bonfire Night Craft

If you are looking for a fun craft idea to do with your kids to mark November 5th (Bonfire Night UK), then these pipe cleaner fireworks are a fun, cheery craft to get stuck into. I found this craft idea on Pinterest (credit unknown). What you will need: Toilet roll tubes Coloured paper or cardContinue reading “Bonfire Night Craft”

DIY Paper Leaf Wreath

I absolutely love making paper leaf wreaths as the whole family can get involved. My toddler even coloured in some leaves to add to the wreath, so when I look at it, I know we all had a part in the making of it. This wreath is simple to make and can be recycled afterContinue reading “DIY Paper Leaf Wreath”

Cereal Box DIY Notebooks

My daughter loves to make these little DIY notebooks for herself and her friends. They are fab for role playing, or to encourage story writing and spelling revision etc. What you will need: Cereal box Paper (about 5 sheets) Staper Decorative supplies- we uses washi tapes. Scissors Method: Cut the front panel off of yourContinue reading “Cereal Box DIY Notebooks”

Frugal Boredom Busters: Crafts

If you are a parent, you may be in desperate need of some boredom busters right about now. I am dedicating my next 3 posts to frugal boredom busters to keep your kids entertained. There will be three posts in this series: crafts, games, and imaginative play, Today, I am going to share some craftContinue reading “Frugal Boredom Busters: Crafts”

Homemade, Non-Toxic Play Dough

My 20 month old son loves to join in with what his 9 year old sister is doing. However, modelling clay is out of the question as he does still like to put things in his mouth. That was when we decided to make our own non-toxic play dough for the two of them toContinue reading “Homemade, Non-Toxic Play Dough”

Bonfire Night Craft for Kids

The 5th of November is Bonfire Night (Guy Fawkes Night) in the UK. We celebrate with organised firework displays, and this upcoming event spurred me to post a fun, frugal craft idea to get your kids in the spirit. Cupcake Case Fireworks What you will need: Cupcake cases Paper Scissors Glue Pens and crayons Directions:Continue reading “Bonfire Night Craft for Kids”