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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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Imagination It’s been mid-term over here in Ireland this week and after week filled with trips out, going on playdates, catching up with the cleaning, referring the kids arguments, attempting to do some baking and trying to fit in a rest, it is safe to say that we are all ready to get back to school on Monday (well some more than others!). We have chosen Imagination as our word of the week, as it has been a recurrent theme running through many of our… Read More

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Welcome back to another Frugal Family Linky.  Frugal Family Linky goes live every Thursday for all of your posts which encourage families to recycle, upcycle, save money and time in a positive and fun way! Thanks to everyone who linked up last week. I really enjoyed reading through your posts. I particularly enjoyed: Family frugal linky featured posts This Bubble Painting activity from Monkey and Me. Bubble painting is such a fun activity for little ones and uses very simple ingredients. I love this Scrapbook Paper… Read More

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Welcome back to another Frugal Family Linky.  Frugal Family Linky goes live every Thursday for all of your posts which encourage families to recycle, upcycle, save money and time in a positive and fun way! Thanks to everyone who linked up last week. I really enjoyed reading through your posts. I particularly enjoyed:  How to make pompom sheep from The Mad House – Such a cute craft activity and perfect to do for the upcoming Chinese New Year of the Sheep celebrations. Free Ninja mini puzzle… Read More

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This week over here in Ireland we have said goodbye to winter and welcomed the arrival of spring. Spring arrives a whole month earlier to Ireland before the UK and a good month and a half before it hits the US. This is due to Irish Catholic tradition decreeing that St Brigid brings Spring each year on February 1st. The boys delighted in telling me all about this after their special school assembly last week. The weather isn’t feeling particularly spring-like yet, it was 0.5… Read More

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I am delighted to be posting for the first time today, as a new co-host on the fantastic Frugal Family Linky. Frugal Family Linky goes live every Thursday for all of your posts which encourage families to recycle, upcycle, save money and time in a positive and fun way! You can keep up-to-date with my frugal crafting ideas on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest It would be great if you could pop over and check out the other Frugal Family Co-hosts as well: Witty Hoots - Celebrating… Read More

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This year rather than making big bold New Year resolutions, I am setting myself monthly goals. These should hopefully be more realistic and therefore more manageable. In January I pledged to: Create a 2014 Family Scrapbook – I have now had all of my photographs developed and I have created a time line of events, but I still haven’t quite managed to get it all put together yet. I will continue with this into February. Be more thrifty with our craft supplies – I started… Read More

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We’re at the very end of January now, so the kids have been back to school for nearly a full month. Already we are starting to crave the school mid-term break, coming up in two weeks time.  Freddie especially is coming home exhausted from all the learning he is now doing in Junior Infants.  He has just started to read his first little books now which is brilliant and he is really enjoying reading, but he is finding all of the intense concentration needed very… Read More

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Sometimes you just need a Chocolate Brownie... document.write(''); Here are some links to our favourite Valentine's Day Posts on the blog:  We love penguins  An invitation to make...Love Bugs Valentine's Heart Painting with Waterbeads… Read More

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Bubblewrap Salt Dough Hearts as featured on Red Ted Art This week I have achieved one of my writing dreams and it has left me feeling more hopeful about my long term future, as a children’s arts and crafts blogger. I was offered the opportunity to provide a guest post for Red Ted Art’s 31 Days of Love Series. Red Ted Art is one of the biggest and best kid’s arts and crafts blogs around and I have been a fan of it for a… Read More

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