Nature’s Stampers: Making impressions in play dough

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Stamping with nature

We’ve had glorious Spring days lately. The birds have been chirpy, the afternoons have been long and lazy, and the Spring flowers and seed pods are out in abundance. We’ve been collecting a few seed pods and other natural items … Continue reading

12 Days of Christmas Toilet Paper Roll Crafts

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12 Days of Christmas Toilet Paper Roll Crafts

We’ve had so much fun making Christmas crafts with toilet paper rolls, that I thought I would have a little look around and see what other loo roll or cardboard tube inspired Christmas creations there are out there. Wowzers, there are thousands! So … Continue reading

Toilet Paper Roll Advent Calendar

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Advent Calendar (made from loo rolls)

It’s nearing the end of November, which means that it’s Advent Calendar time! Last year I made a super easy Christmas card advent calendar. This year I thought I would try a little upcycled Christmas Tree advent calendar using… toilet paper … Continue reading

Playful Science: Water Beads on the Light Table

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Water beads sensory play on the light table

Our obsession with water beads this past week reminded me that I hadn’t yet shared these gorgeous photos of my girls playing with water beads on the light table from a few months ago. On this occasion, we decided to experiment by … Continue reading

How to make a babyccino at home

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How to make a babyccino at home

I’ve worked out how to make DIY frothy babyccinos at home, without using an espresso machine! (For my American friends who might be scratching their heads, apparently babyccinos / babycinos aren’t really a thing in the States. Your kids are … Continue reading