5 Step Craft Activity for Kids :: Origami Water Lily

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All the kids need are some square coloured pieces of paper. Simple. These would look great en mass in lots of different colours scattered as a table decoration for the next family celebration. A good way to get the kids to set the table! Step 1 – Use a square piece of paper. Fold it [ Read More ]

5 Homemade Gifts for Christmas

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Whether you want to save some money on Christmas gifts this year, or create something truly unique and personal for your family and friends, there are many fantastic gifts that you and your children can make yourselves: Here are some ideas to get you started: 1.  Vouchers Creating a “voucher book” to give to a [ Read More ]

5 Step craft activity for kids :: Paper Chain

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Stuck for something to break up the day? This is one of the most simple craft activities going ’round because any age group can enjoy it. Paper Chain You will need 3-4 different coloured pieces of A4 paper Guillotine or scissors Paper glue Method: 1. Stack the paper together and make strips from it. 2. [ Read More ]

5 Creative Birthday Party Invitations

5 Creative Birthday Party Invitation Ideas

Do you always seem to have an invitation to a kid’s birthday party hanging to your fridge with a magnet? When it comes to your own kids’ party, make the invitation stand out by being inspired by one of these ideas: I saw these custom balloons which were sent with a note to ‘inflate’ the [ Read More ]

5 Step craft activity for kids :: Cupcake flowers

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Cupcake flowers You will need 5 things: Patty tins (different colours or patterns are great) Pipecleaners Cotton wool balls Scissors Tape/Glue First, cut into the sides of the patty tins, like so: Then, grab your glue and a paddle pop stick or paintbrush (or even stickytape), and glue a pipecleaner to the back of a [ Read More ]

5 uses for a non working laptop

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I saw an article recently which showed things to do with a old laptop (that is still able to turn on). Ive got an old T-50 Thinkpad which was 4 years old ( a good age for a laptop) and eventually succumb to a over worked motherboard (with what i do to tech its no wonder). Heres 5 ideas for things to do with a laptop which doesnt even power on anymore.

5 Cute Valentine’s Day Card Decorating Ideas

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Five Cute Valentine’s Day Card Decorating Ideas Cute Valentines are the perfect way to patch up differences between warring siblings, make Nanna’s feel thought of or encourage a pen-pal habit.  Arm yourself with some coloured cardboard, glue and scissors and craft up a loved-up storm with your kidlets! Confetti! A glue-stick and a packet of confetti [ Read More ]

5 Step craft activity for kids :: Handprint Butterfly

Ta Da! A butterfly made from handprints

Handprint Butterfly You will need: – coloured paper – a left and a right hand – scissors – pipe cleaners for antenna (or you could use paddle pop sticks or straws) – imagination 1. Using different coloured paper, trace 3 of your left hand and 3 of your right hand: 2. Cut out the handprints: [ Read More ]

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