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Fork Painting

A great craft for kids, and one even toddlers can enjoy, is fork painting. Set your kids up with paint, plastic forks and heaps of paper and let them go for it! My eldest child made flowers and they look awesome enough to put in a frame for hanging and display. My toddler enjoyed dabbing, […]

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Making Play-Doh Puppets

Play-Doh is one of my favourite things to use to make stop-motion puppets. This time I used a plastic ball container as the base of my puppet and built the Play-Doh around the ball to make my character. I used tape and Blu-Tack as the hinge for the mouth so it would open and close.

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Ice Cream Cone Cupcakes

These Ice cream Cupcakes are pretty easy to make and something I generally include in my list of party foods. They look like ice cream, which the kids love, but there’s no issue with them melting! Here is how to make these Ice cream Cupcakes :. Ice Cream Cone Cupcakes What you need: 1 chocolate […]

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The Stikbots Make Slime!

Yes, you read that right! The stikbots decided to make some slime in my kitchen, and it is a MESS! Now, to make the slime you will need to watch the video and follow the stikbots’ instructions (good luck with that!). You will need: • 1 cup of water • 1/2 cup of PVA glue […]

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Bicarb Soda Paint

This is a great toddler activity to do. It involves lots of painting and listing to the sizzling the bicarb soda makes when you paint or drop vinegar onto the picture. It also makes a lovely swirly pattern with the paint. What you need 2 tablespoons of bicarb soda for each colour Food colouring Water […]

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Play-Doh Porcupine (stop motion movie)

  This poor little porcupine just wants a hug! This craft is inspired by the book “I Need a Hug,” by Aaron Blabey. After reading the book to the kids, we decided to make a simple stop-motion movie with the kids to bring the porcupine to life. We made our little porcupine out of Play-Doh […]

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DIY Fabric Crown

This video shows you how to make this fancy fabric crown. The crown is great for dress ups or as a party hat for your child’s next birthday party. Fabric Crown Print out and cut out crown from here Trace around the template on a piece of thick cardboard Cut out the cardboard crown Pin […]

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Crayon Rubbing

What you will need: School glue Cardboard or paper Crayons in a range of colours White paper To give the kids some inspiration and to show them what to do, I created a tree with my crayon rubbing. Then it was over to them, so I handed the bottle of glue to my son and […]