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.

Get In Your Garden! Week #11

Yay it’s June! The days are getting longer and the weather is improving, telling us that Summer is very nearly here.  This week it is…

Upcycled Jam Jar Lid Flowers

As an amateur preserve maker, I seem to have a lot of these jam jar lids kicking around.  I hate throwing things away so I…

Simple Easter Artwork

This is a really simple easter artwork project, suitable for pre-school or primary school age children.  We did this a few weeks ago as Isla’s…

Peg and Pipe Cleaner Crocodiles

These Peg and Pipe Cleaner Crocodiles are a great rainy day craft for children. Using just simple craft materials that you may have lying around…

Christmas Stocking Challenge with Turtle Mat

I was asked to take part in the Christmas Stocking Blogger Challenge in conjunction with Turtle Mat, and of course I said yes. Christmas and…

4 Simple Halloween Crafts to do with the Kids

I love Halloween, and this year with a little more free time on my hands, I’ve gone all out!  The kids have loved helping with…

Simple Ribbon Hair Band

This is a very simple how to.  This ribbon hair band can be made with only a few tools, and all the necessary materials are…