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Felt Star Christmas Tree Decoration
This is a really easy activity if you can source the felt stars pre-cut
This spooky castle uses a technique where you use different sizes of card to drag paint up the page...
Candy Cane Felt Wreath
This activity is for older children because it uses a hot glue gun
Wrapping Paper Reindeer
Decoupage is a simple and fun way to use up old wrapping paper
This is a fun family activity that children of any age can enjoy
Simple Sock Puppet
This is an idea for a very simple sock puppet
This craft is the perfect way to introduce an older child to embroidery and to re-use some old Chris...
Golden Domed Village
This is a simple watercolour and pen project that looks really effective
Scratch Valentine's Card
Most scratch crafts use paint over crayon but I've found that writing works better with a vibrant pa...
Winter Tree Scene
Older children will love getting creative and putting together this brightly-coloured winter scene
Cardboard Heart Stamp
All you need for this activity is a cardboard tube, paint, and a hair bobble! It makes a heart, perf...
Use masking tape, paint, and pen to make a pretty silhouetted tree
A fun idea for an activity that you can make easily with straws leftover from a birthday party or th...
This is a great science activity for older children
Felt and pipe cleaners combine to make a cute little mouse
Simple Pom Poms
This is a much simpler way to make pom-poms than you might have learnt
Snowman Paper Chain
I used to love making paper doll chains when I was little
Disney's Frozen Olaf Face Paint
Olaf is a very popular character in the Disney Film Frozen
Clay Christmas Decorations
Air-dry clay is simple to use and doesn't need any glazing or specialist kiln to fire
This is a classic Christmas craft activity
Stained Glass Window Christmas Card
A home-made Christmas card is always well-received by friends and family
Lettering Greetings Card
My children have always loved to make greetings cards for birthdays, Christmas, Easter, and really a...
Plastic Bottle Flowers
A fun way to create painted flowers before you send left-over plastic bottles off for recycling
Hallowe'en Treat Bags
If you expect a lot of children coming round trick or treating, or you're hosting a big Hallowe'en p...
Cardboard Cutout Bats
These simple symmetrical bats are very easy to make, and will look brilliant pinned on a wall or han...
This is a really simple, fun activity that can be done by children of all ages
Retro Telephone Necklace
An interesting activity for older children, and a good way to introduce them to more complex craftin...
A simple face paint design that is eternally popular with children, even older children think it's c...
Zebra Face Paint
I regularly volunteer to do face painting at school fairs or other family fun days
Ingingerness - An Interview With A Crafty Parent
Have you ever wanted to take your crafting to the next level: selling your ideas and products? Austr...
Easter bonnets are a traditional Easter activity based on an old custom of wearing new clothes at Ea...
Artist-Inspired Painting Project
A great way for children to learn about art and the materials and method used to create it is to use...
Face Paint a Rocket
A quick and easy use of face paint that's perfect for younger children who can't sit still for long ...
Knit a Cosy Cowl
This cowl looks impressive, is extremely cosy, and is very simple to make
Day of the Dead Face Paint
This is a very simple face paint that looks brilliant
This is a very simple knitting pattern, which is perfect for an older child to try as their first kn...
This is a great activity to introduce school age child to chemistry
Fabric Puff Yo-yo
This is a simple sewing activity that's great for jazzing up bags, clothes, cushions, or anythin...
Flower Fairy Face Paint
While little ones will love this for a fairy-themed party, it's also simple and pretty enough for ol...
Felt iPad Cover
This is a very simple sewing pattern that we used as an iPad or other tablet computer sleeve, but yo...
If your children are getting to the age where they want to start doing things for Valentine's Day, t...
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