Spring

Challenge your kids to craft Spring Chicks over the Spring Break. Setting up an Invitation to Make, is the ideal way to keep kids of different ages busy on the same activity. All you need to do is lay out the materials and then sit back and watch each of your children use them to make their own individual creations. We are a week into our School Easter Holidays now and so far so good. St Patrick's Day kicked us off to a great start. Now we… Read More

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Kids Rainbow Activities for Spring

 Cheer up a rainy afternoon with a colourful Spring Rainbow Activity. Lots of fun ideas for making and painting rainbows suitable for kids of all ages to enjoy.  There is something magical about rainbows. They really capture young imaginations and cheer up a wet and rainy day. How many times have you chased the end of of a rainbow in pursuit of "treasure" on a day out with the kids? We are still to find the end of one, but we won't stop trying. This… Read More

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Felt flower craft for Kids

Are you looking for a special teacher appreciation gift? Make our fantastic felt flower craft and give a gift of flowers that will last as long as their memories. Last week marked the end of an era in my life as a parent. I made my last ever trip to Preschool with my youngest daughter.  I came out a blubbering wreck, whereas B came beaming with excitement as she eagerly awaits her next learning adventure, "Big School." To go along with her teacher appreciation card, we… Read More

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Bug activities are a brilliant theme to do with kids of all ages! Here are some of the best bugs activities for kids from around the web! Invitations to create are a fun way to spark your children's imaginations, try this Create a Bug activity. Make cute Honey Bees, Egg Carton Ladybugs or Eric Carle Inspired Ladybugs! Reuse recyclables and make Bottle Cap Bugs or Plastic Spoon Bugs. Turn paper plates into mini beasts. Teach symmetry with this colourful Butterfly Symmetry Craft. Stone Bugs pretty up any garden bed or make your own adorable Bookmark Buddies. Have some fun with Fly Swatter Painting… Read More

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Fun Flower Activities for Kids of all ages.

20 Fun Flower Activities to enjoy with your children. Our list is full of ideas for making, painting, exploring and learning with flowers of all shapes and sizes. Taken from our own archives and sourced from our favourite bloggers from around the world. Which one will you try first? Take a journey back to your own childhood and recreate your Miniature Gardens memories with your own kids. Say it with Flowers next time you make a Teacher Appreciation Card. Gather all of your children together… Read More

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bubble wrap activity easter basket card

Making and sending home made cards to friends and family overseas at Easter, is a great activity to help kids stay connected to them.  Try our fun Bubble wrap activity with your kids and create some Easter cards to send this year.   We love any excuse to make a home-made card and as Easter is fast approaching, we decided to get a head start on our Easter Cards. My family live in the UK, so sending over home-made cards is a great way for my… Read More

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Our latest Bubble Wrap Activity: Roll a Bubble Wrap Rainbow is the perfect project to get all of your kids working together this Spring.  We are gearing up for St Patrick's Day as well over here, so we added on our very own little pot of god (just in case the boys don't manage to catch a Leprechaun in their traps!).   I love to get all three of my children involved in as many of our arts and crafts projects as possible. This is… Read More

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Have you ever wondered why you can never find the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow? It's usually because a pesky Leprechaun has beaten you to it! This post contains affiliate links for your convenience. Leprechauns are the mischievous Irish Fairies associated with St Patrick's Day. A day to honour the Patron Saint of Ireland, Saint Patrick, each year on March 17th. Leprechauns may have the money, but they sure don't have the looks.  It really is worth setting a trap to see if you can… Read More

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farm animal arts and crafts for kids

Who doesn't like farm animals? Farm animal crafts for kids are so much fun, especially for the younger kids when you are doing a Farm animal theme in preschool or at home. This post contains affiliate links for your convenience and at no extra cost to you. Here are some very cute farm animal crafts for toddlers and preschoolers to enjoy. There older siblings will probably be tempted to have a go as well! Make some Farm Animal Puppets using wooden spoons to use along with the rhyme Old… Read More

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Pack up a picnic and head down to the park on February 8th for National Kite Flying Day, don't forget to bring your kite! It's been a bit too windy for kite flying over here in Ireland so far this year, so my kids have had to be content with making a Kite Collage for now. Whenever I see a kite flying in the sky, it always takes me back to my summer holidays by the seaside. My grandparents were caravan fanatics and every summer they would… Read More

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