There’s an old saying that you can just give the kid a cardboard box rather than it’s contents and they will have just as much fun.
These ideas from
Lil Sugar take the humble cardboard box to a whole new level!
If this is all beyond your ability or available time, you might love these goodies from our little shop;
Make Your Own Cardboard Cars – $14.95 for a pack of 6
Build & Paint Your Own Farmhouse $19.95
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Help your kids make these awesome wooden block people or vehicles courtesy of the one and only
Thanks Martha! x
These storage jars are AWESOME and oh-so-simple to make!
Step 1: Raid the toy boxes for favourite figurines – think animals, superheroes, princesses, whatever makes the kids’ hearts sing!
Step 2: Raid the recycling for cute jars or boxes
Step 3: Remove lid and attach figurine with glue
Step 4: Spray paint in your favourite colour/s and allow to dry
Step 5: Fill with goodies, add lid, stand back and admire!
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Oooooh, another old favourite! Paper fans are fun for everyone to make, even you!
tutorial from Mr Printables to make yours.
If you want to take a short cut, grab a
pack of these from our little store.
Turn pebbles into fun monsters – friendly or scary. Let your imagination run riot. Paint them all over first, one side at a time, leaving them to dry thoroughly. Then paint on details using a fine paintbrush or artline pen. Use acrylic paints or tester pots of household paints. Glue on goggle eyes to complete the faces. Courtesy of
cocoa bean uk.
The autumn leaves are turning into amazing colours and falling rapidly here now. I am loving this idea to use leaves of all shapes and colours to create animals and any other creature your little one’s imagination can come up with. Simply collect, arrange then stick! Voila!
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It has been a while since I’ve shared a loo roll idea with you all so you must have quite the collection waiting for action.
How about these gorgeous Japanese carp fish? LOVE them! Everything you need to know is right
All you need for this activity is scrap paper, scissors, glue and imagination.
This is a great activity for all ages – just change the level of detail for older kids.
You know we love a splash of colour around here. Check out this neon heart cushion you and the kids can make together following this
tutorial. Go on, give it a try …
These gorgeous felt bunny puppets are a great Easter activity and ideal for little ones just learning to sew. Just follow the tutorial on gorgeous blog
The Purl Bee. Enjoy!