Getting Crafty

I love crafting with children, and here is where you will find all my mad craft ideas and projects, some for the kids others just for me.

Home Made Fat Balls for Birds

In the coldest months of the year it’s really important to feed the birds in our gardens. Wild birds benefit from all year round feeding, but…

Simple Jam Jar Chinese Paper Lantern Craft

This simple jam jar Chinese paper lantern craft is really simple to make, and there is a FREE template to download which makes it even…

Winter Slime Recipe and How to Host a Slime Station!

Slime has never been so popular, and when I was given the task to host a Slime Station at our school’s fair, I set about…

Family Activities to do in January

After the excitement of Christmas and New Year’s Eve, January can sometimes be a bit of a “meh” month. But it needn’t be. There’s lots…

How to Make a Christmas Eve Box

The Christmas Eve Box is a relatively new Christmas tradition, but one we have adopted since the kids were babies. In previous years we’ve just…

Lollipop Stick Christmas Decorations

Me and the kids have made lots of Christmas decorations this year for our tree, and these Lollipop Stick Christmas Decorations may be the last…

Pine Cone Reindeer Christmas Decorations

These cute little pine cone reindeer decorations are a perfect craft for adults or children a like.  They can be hung on twine to make…