Christmas Craft, Kids Can DIY Too!

Christmas Bon Bon / Cracker Video Tutorial 

Tired of the same old jokes and silly toys in the store bought Christmas Bon Bons? Why not make your own! Note: Cheap thin wrapping paper works best. If using strong paper, you will need to poke a few hole in the paper next to the curling ribbon so it actually breaks when pulled.

DIY, Kids Can DIY Too!

Kids Felt Pocket Activities for Easter

  Keep the kids entertained with 'Felt Pocket' activities. These 3 games fit into one small pocket sized bag and would be a good travel activity.    To make the pocket: Cut a rectanglar piece of felt and fold it in half. Stitch down 2 sides starting from the folded edge. Turn the felt inside out… Continue reading Kids Felt Pocket Activities for Easter

Kids Can DIY Too!

Easy Fathers Day Card

   Materials: Blank card Pencil Eraser Stanley knife Coloured paper  Scissors  Glue Alphabet stamps Black ink pad Instructions: 1. Draw the 'D A D' lettering on to the card and cut out the edges with the Stanley knife.    2. Erase any left over pencil marks. 3. Cut out coloured paper to fit over the… Continue reading Easy Fathers Day Card

Card Marking, Kids Can DIY Too!

Dachshund Birthday Card

   Materials: Blank card Fine liner Coloured paper Patterned stamps 'Happy Birthday' stamp Stamp in pads in various colours Scissors Double sided tape Twine Glue Coloured pencils Hb pencil Instructions: Draw the dachshund. Outline in fine liner and colour in. Use the contrasting coloured ink to stamp patterns on the coloured paper. Cut 2 pieces… Continue reading Dachshund Birthday Card

Card Marking, Kids Can DIY Too!

8th Birthday Card

   Materials: Blank card 'Happy Birthday' stamp x3 Inside message stamp Stamp ink pads x3 Stick on diamantés x 3 colours Metallic pencils x2 colours Scissors Craft knife Instructions: Choose 1 ink colour for each stamp and randomly stamp 'Happy Birthday' all over the front of the card. When the ink is dry, cut the… Continue reading 8th Birthday Card

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Wash Cloth Gift Bunny

Great easter gift for babies. Materials:Wash cloth2 elastic bands (even use hair elastics)Small Easter eggRibbonScissors  1. Fold wash cloth in half to make a triangle shape. 2. Start rolling from the bottom point toward the fold  3. Move the edge of the fold to the top.  4. Fold into a horseshoe shape.  5. Secure with the first elastic band.  6. Secure the… Continue reading Wash Cloth Gift Bunny

DIY, Kids Can DIY Too!

Do you have any lost socks?

Then try this super easy lost sock board.Materials:Pegs (wooden for painting, or any pegs with flat sides)Strong double sided tapeColoured paperBlack markerScissorsPaint (optional)Paint brush or foam brush (optional)Instructions:1. Use a marker and coloured paper to make the signage 'Single and looking for a sole mate' and attach to the front of a cupboard using the… Continue reading Do you have any lost socks?

DIY, Kids Can DIY Too!, Wedding Decoration

Paper Roses for your Valentine or 1st Anniversary

An inexpensive gift which will last longer than real flowers.This paper rose technique is not an original idea, but I thought it turned out rather well so I should post it.Materials:PaperGluePliers (preferably with a round nose)Instructions:1. Cut out a circle of paper2. Cut a spiral shape.3. Grip the outside edge with the pliers and roll… Continue reading Paper Roses for your Valentine or 1st Anniversary