creative kids – bead making

Straws beads are an easy, peasy way to keep little hands and minds busy.  Simply cut up plastic or paper straws, grab some string and start threading. (Image courtesy of I Am Momma Hear Me Roar)blog straw beads

If you’d prefer a more permanent end result, check out these fab beading kits over in our little store.

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creative kids – on the floor

These two fab ideas help them (and you!) get down on the floor and get creative.

This cityscape is drawn onto a cheap shower curtain, taped to the floor.  For all the tips and tricks, see the tutorial from blog Filth Wizardry.

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Any big box will suffice for the basis of this self contained city.  Just let your imagination freeeeee with the design and inclusions.  Like this little one, you can add dimension with blocks and cars!  (Image sources: Pinterest)

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Little car lovers will be happy to recycle their loo rolls and cereal boxes to make this fab two story car park.

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Happy building peeps! x