Arts & Crafts: Chinese New Year crafts

The Chinese New Year is also known as the Spring Festival. This ancient celebration marks the end of the Winter season and the beginning of Spring. This year it falls on February 5th, 2019 and it is the year of the pig. Everything is new and coming back to life, making the start of a…

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Arts & Crafts: Christmas crafts

How has another year almost gone already!? Seriously? I am not at all prepared for Christmas to be approaching this fast! I am always a late present buyer and often end up wrapping presents in a mild panic on Christmas Eve. One thing I do love though is getting our home looking all festive and…

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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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