Homemade Advent Wreath - with natural materials

Create your own Advent Wreath with a few items gathered from a woodland walk. This is a great activity for all the family to be involved in as you prepare for Christmas, & the completed wreath offers a special way to countdown to Christmas as you mark each Sunday in Advent.

Stick Man Chocolate Cakes

We've been inspired yet again by that loveable book character Stick Man & created these yummy Bonfire Night treats. Stick Man just seems perfect for Autumn activities & celebrations, although obviously, we wouldn't want him to get too close to a bonfire! These Stick Man cakes are a tasty simple treat for kids to make & share with friends.

Simple Gruffalo Mask - Great Craft for a Kids Party

Looking for a simple activity for a children's party, or a last minute outfit for a Halloween party? This Gruffalo Mask is ideal & super easy for all ages to make. It even doubles up as a party bag to take treats home in!

Disco Pumpkin - Fun Craft for Toddlers

It's that time of year where pumpkins are everywhere! If your kids are keen to decorate a pumpkin but too young to carve one, or you don't fancy the mess that comes with painting one, then this is a perfect pumpkin craft for you. It's a great activity for encouraging fine motor skills & hand-eye coordination, & the finished product makes a great illuminated decoration that's bright & colourful.

Make your own Stick Man Notebook

If your children are fans of Stick Man they're sure to love this fun DIY Notebook. It's super easy to make, & ideal to use for drawings, stories or as nature jotters for Forest School. 

Make your own Stick Man Pencil

We're big fans of the storybook "Stick Man" by Julia Donaldson & it's been a firm favourite in our house for many years. Following on from our Upcycled Stick Man we thought we'd create something that might inspire some creative writing & encourage us to create our own Stick Man story. Not only is this Stick Man Pencil ideal for that, but it's also perfect for Forest School activities, & great for encouraging imaginative play. And he's super simple to create too.

Make Your Own Stick Man (from recycled items)

Looking for a Stick Man craft to accompany the classic storybook by Julia Donaldson? This simple craft is perfect for all ages to create, & ideal for encouraging imaginative play, storytelling & more. Not only is this story prop cute, but he's also eco-friendly as he's made from just one recycled item, making him a fun & frugal craft to make.

Stencil your own Bunny Tote Bag - upcycling craft for kids

Looking for an activity for the Easter Holidays? These DIY Bunny Tote Bags are a fun & simple activity for kids of all ages to make, & a great way to upcycle plain canvas bags.

9 Activities for Kids to Explore Holy Week

Holy Week, the week leading up to Easter Day, carries with it a rollercoaster of emotions which are sometimes difficult to explore with children. With this in mind, we've put together 9 activities for children of all ages which enable them to explore the journey through Holy Week in an interactive, child-centred way, helping them prepare for the joy of Easter Day.

Melted Bead Rainbow Hearts

These beautiful Rainbow Hearts are perfect for Valentine's or Mother's Day & fun for all ages to create. I've made them several times now with different groups of children of various ages & they're always a big hit, especially when they see the final result.

Action Art - Painting with Skateboards

I love an art activity that enables children to paint in a new way, & this fun activity does just that! Plus it involves lots of movement too, so it's great for developing motor skills whilst getting creative!

Puffy Paper Rainbows

We're starting the new year with a splash of colour! These Puffy Paper Rainbows brighten up any space & are perfect for sharing a sunny ray of hope on a dull day!

Mini Matchbox Nativity

Like many of you, we're big fans of small world play & anything miniature so you can imagine how much excitement has been had with this mini matchbox Nativity. It's a perfect craft if you're exploring the Nativity story, & just the right size for kids to hold in their hands or pop into a pocket or bag.