Arts & Crafts: Marbling

I have always loved the effects created by marbling, I can remember doing it at infant school to go on the front of a scrapbook, I am pretty sure at the time we used inks in water. I have had a go myself at a couple of techniques with my kids. We have tried the…

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Arts & Crafts Round-up: How to crochet

Oh how I wish I could crochet! It is not through lack of trying, I have watched tutorials on YouTube but have never got passed the basic chain stitch. I have friends who are brilliant at it and have offered to teach me and I think I’ll have to take them up on that offer.…

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Arts & Crafts Round-up: Nature crafts

We’ve reached that time of year where the weather, fingers crossed, seems to be improving and hopefully we’ll all get to spend a bit more time in the great outdoors. It got me thinking about what sort of activities I could do with my kids whilst we’re outside, so I started searching for some nature…

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Arts & Crafts Round-up: Easter crafts

Ahhh Easter with your chocolate eggs, chicks and bunnies – no wonder the kids look forward to celebrating you. With Easter falling early this year (April 1) and half term looming I have been gathering some brilliant crafts from some equally brilliant bloggers to help inspire you and hopefully keep the small ones entertained for…

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Arts & Crafts Round-up: Mother’s Day crafts

Well I don’t know about you all – but I’m looking forward to Spring? It’s been mighty cold here – daffodils and crocuses are starting to bring some much needed colour outdoors. I could certainly do with a bit of sunshine. With Mother’s Day approaching us I thought it would be nice to share some…

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