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Fly Guy! (Stop-Motion Tutorial)

This is a stop motion project I did with my son. We decided to make Fly Guy, and we thought Fly Guy would be a good character to animate because of his eye-popping eyes. We used the first book in the series where Buzz wants a pet. This becomes Fly Guy. The main point of […]


How to Make a Softie Monster (Sew a Softie Day)

Sew-A- Softie Day was created by the very talented Trixi Symonds from Coloured Buttons and we are very excited to be part of this series of posts! Over the next two weeks, bloggers around the world will share their tutorials on how to make easy sewing projects for kids. Check out the other bloggers at […]


Homemade Chalk Paint Recipe

This is a great recipe for a summer activity to get the kids playing outdoors and being creative. There’s not much-involved in making this chalk paint, and it will only take a couple of minutes to prepare. What you need: 1/2 cup of cornstarch Water (added to create your desired consistency) Food coloring Watch the video […]

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Paper Plate Birds

  When it comes to crafting with the kids, I have to say paper plates are one of my favourite resources. Paper plates are so versatile. We have created party hats, characters such as monsters and dinosaurs, and cute animal face masks. This time we tried something a little different. My youngest is very interested […]

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Create Your Own Solar System Mobile

I wanted to make something for Mr 7, but didn’t want it to be entirely ‘from scratch’. We found this “Create your own Planet” kit, which I happily gave to Mr 7 for him to start without me and asked him to call me if he needed help. He did require assistance when it came […]


How to make a picture frame using plastic straws

We found a great way to frame our kids’ drawings by using plastic straws! First, if you’re using bendy straws, cut off the bendy part of the straw. Measure the sides of the picture you want framed and cut the straw to size. Cut down the center of your straws. Measure approximately 35 centimeters and […]


Mixing Colours

This stop motion video is all about what happens when you mix primary colours together. My little one is so interested in which colours mix together, I got her to help me make this animation.


How to make a Pom Pom Chick for Easter

This is a very simple and quick craft for the kids to make at Easter! What you will need: – 1 yellow pom pom – 2 Googley eyes – 1 orange felt beak – 1 orange felt feet – Glue 1. Firstly, glue two googly eyes onto the pom pom. 2. Cut out the feet […]


Easter Bunny Decorations

You’ll need two sheets of glitter paper (one pink and one white) Bunny template (download from here Bunny Template) Scissors Download Bunny template from here Bunny Template Cut out template, place it on the non-glitter side of the glitter paper and trace around the template with a grey lead pencil. Cut out the Bunny and […]