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Log slice Christmas craft

Log slice Christmas craft

    I bought these log slices for crafts ages ago and I’ve had them stashed for what seems like forever. Using these log slices for Christmas decorations seemed like the most obvious place to start. I found a reindeer log slice idea on design bundles for a previous sponsored blog post and downloaded the SVG file to cut straight away so here’s another easy Christmas craft… Read More »Log slice Christmas craft

    Getting my christmas craft on

    Getting my christmas craft on

      This is a sponsored product post – featuring projects made from resources on Design Bundles Christmas this year is going to be a little different. We all know that and talking about lockdown is not something I want to do. Instead I’m keeping myself busy at home with Christmas crafts until the big guy (my best mate Santa) comes to visit. (Our snowmen decals have… Read More »Getting my christmas craft on

      Snowman Baubles

      Snowman Baubles

        There’s nothing I love more than a craft which features pom-poms, because it means that Arlo will love it. There are so many different ideas for fillable baubles – this is simple and so effective…. so here’s another easy Christmas craft for you to try along with us. For this project you will need: Transparent fillable baubles White pom-poms Black and orange vinyl decals Transfer… Read More »Snowman Baubles

        Halloween toilet roll crafts

        Halloween toilet roll crafts

          If you’re anything like me then you will have a bag full of loo roll tubes and all sorts of cardboard which is a handy rainy day stash. They certainly came in handy for our mammoth Halloween craft session! You will need: Loo roll tubes Paper plates PVA glue Googly eyes Paint Brushes and spreaders Scissors Plus your Craft supplies – tissue, pom-poms, sequins and… Read More »Halloween toilet roll crafts

          Halloween decorations

          Halloween decorations

            This Halloween tree was one of Arlo’s favourite things this season. We made all of these Decorations together and used plaster of Paris for the first time. You will need: Plaster of Paris Silicone mould Jug Water Wooden skewers String Paints Pens This one was a messy two part project but so much fun. Mixing the plaster of Paris with water was super simple and… Read More »Halloween decorations

            Spooky Skeleton Mobile

            Spooky Skeleton Mobile

              This little collection of funny bones was surprisingly simple to put together and is by far my favourite home made Halloween decoration. I’ve just wrapped it carefully in tissue paper so we can save it and bring it out next year. You will need: Gingerbread man cookie cutters Air dry clay Rolling pin Wooden Skewer Baking paper Black paint Silver and red acrylic paint pens… Read More »Spooky Skeleton Mobile

              How to go on a bear hunt - creating our own version of the classic children’s story book

              How to go on a bear hunt – creating our own version of the classic children’s story book

                Stumble trip, stumble trip! are you even a parent if you haven’t re-enacted these famous words in the woods? I can’t even begin to work out how many times I’ve encouraged Arlo’s tired little legs to finish a hike in the woods by convincing him there’s a bear around the next corner. Thanks to Google you can now capture a bear using augmented reality –… Read More »How to go on a bear hunt – creating our own version of the classic children’s story book

                Jam jar candle holders

                Jam jar candle holders

                  This is a really simple but effective way to brighten up a garden on summer nights. You will need: Jam jars Tissue paper PVA glue Water This really is a simple craft, preparation is key. Make sure your jam jar is thoroughly clean and free of label gunk, and get your tissue paper cut in to small squares. We used animal print tissue papers we… Read More »Jam jar candle holders

                  Toilet roll Peacock activity

                  Toilet roll Peacock activity

                    This is a really simple craft activity which will be enjoyed by kids of all ages. You will need: Toilet roll Paper plate cut in half Paint PVA glue Bits and bobs Googly eyes Small yellow felt or card for a beak When I say bits and bobs, you can use pretty much anything you have in the craft cupboard. We were going for a… Read More »Toilet roll Peacock activity