We were lucky when my girls were young and seemed to get a few weeks of snow every winter, but over the last few years snow has been sadly lacking. That hasn’t stopped us from keeping our fingers crossed and even though Spring is just around the corner, we’re still hoping that a last minute flurry of snow might pay a visit! In the mean time we’ve been keeping ourselves entertained making cool winter crafts along with some of the other Britmums bloggers. Here’s a selection of my favourite …
Amaze your kids making these fawesome Ice Caves by ZingZingTree. They are perfect for sensory and small world play with both young and old kids.
The Gingerbread House uses ice to make a magical winter solstice ice lantern. A stunning way to bring winter indoors
If your not keen on playing with real ice then maybe these glamorous glittery icicles by Kids Craft Room will be more your style. They’d be beautiful hanging from a hall ceiling.
Play Learn Every Day shows us how to wooden clothes pegs to make a snowflake decoration. These are perfect for suing up old clothes pegs that have broken or discoloured and if you leave the glitter glue off you have ta perfect winter coaster
Snowmen crafts always go down well with kids and if you mix it in with some ‘messy play’ you’ve got a double winner as Messy Little Monster shows us with her puffy paint melted snowman.
If you’d prefer a less messy snowman craft then this cute no-sew snowman decoration by Hannah Spannah is perfect and older kids could have a go at sewing round the edges if you have a mixed age range.
Of course winter is all about the animals and the good old cardboard tube (loo roll) comes in handy for these adorable penguins by Clares Little Tots. They remind me of the penguins from Madagascar!
Witts In The Wild upicycles an old sweet tub not the perfect base for there sweetest winters scene craft. This would work perfectly as a decoration on my fireplace mantle.
And Finally, I adore the simplicity of these beautiful winter tree sun catchers that Crafts On Sea has made to decorate her windows. An early splash of colour for a winter garden backdrop.
Enjoy the rest of winter and I’ll see you next month with another crafty round up.