Personalised Board Games

This is a great little craft project to do with children – create your own personalised board game. You can select any game, I opted for traditional snakes and ladders board and made one for my nephews using family photos of them and their parents. You start by marking up a board on some sturdy board – 100 squares. Next paint the board with colours … Continue reading Personalised Board Games

National Story Telling Week

National Story Telling Week has ran for 24 years promoting the historical art of oral story telling. Running between 27th January and 3rd February by the Society for Story Telling the week promotes the joy we’ve all felt, whether as children being told bedtime stories, or as any adult who still gets a thrill from hearing the words ‘Once upon a time…’ Whether in theatres, … Continue reading National Story Telling Week

Scrapbook Printables

Encouraging your children to express themselves through creativity is a great way to help them grow and scrapbooking can help them to appreciate everyday experiences by capturing a record of their memories. You don’t need much to get started a simply notebook, glue, pens and coloured paper so to help you get started here’s a few totally free templates to download. Black and White Scrapbook … Continue reading Scrapbook Printables

Christmas Centre Piece

I spotted this idea on the lovely blog Oh Happy Day and thought it was such a sweet idea for a Christmas centre piece. Living in the UK I don’t celebrate Thanksgiving and Fenwick’s window has greater sentiment than Macy’s parade but the characters would work equally well for the 25th of December. Check out the blog – Continue reading Christmas Centre Piece

Make a Pom Pom Wreath for Christmas

No Christmas is complete without a wreath or two to deck your home.  This wreath is easy to make and a great craft project to do with children. All you need to get started is A couple of pieces of cardboard the size of the wreath you want to create or why not upcycle an old cardboard box Scissors Pom Pom maker (you can pick … Continue reading Make a Pom Pom Wreath for Christmas