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Sparkly Friendly Starfish
This is a fun hands on activity for young children particularly those with an interest in sea life
Mother's Day Art Candles
These art candles are fun and easy to make and make a perfect Mother's Day gift! Fingerprint flowers...
Make your own Floral eyeball bouquet as a table decoration for Halloween
Scratch Valentine's Card
Most scratch crafts use paint over crayon but I've found that writing works better with a vibrant pa...
Christras Tree Ornament
A fun craft to make at Christmas time, it can be hung as an ornament, given as a gift or used to dec...
Colourful Caterpillar Card
Handmade note cards are so nice to receive and can be simple and easy to make as well! These caterpi...
Australian Bushfire Finger Painting
I can remember doing an Australian bushfire painting as a kid in my own art class
Macaroni Pasta Bead Necklace
Although children love to make their own jewellery, most beads that are available in the shops are m...
This is a fun painting activity that involves getting out and about as well as fun at home
This is a fun and cheap activity, which requires minimal set up
Colourful Sparkly Mobile
Colourful and creative, mobiles are a great way to give your home a special personal touch – especia...
Wooden Fairy Mushrooms
These are really fun to make and the result is especially effective
Painting with marbles is surprisingly not too messy and still lots of fun for pre schoolers
My children love to read Elmer, the patchwork elephant books by David McKee
Doll's Cubby House
Made from a painted cardboard box, this cute little cubby house can be made in any size to suit your...
Sponge Paint Gift Bag
This is a fun and simple way to make a gift bag for a kids birthday present
Cardboard Box Printing
Next time you've finished with a big cardboard box, have fun using it to make some unusual prints
Peach Box Caterpillar
Food containers come in lots of interesting shapes and sizes that can be used to make fun things...
Beetroot juice makes a natural, pretty, cheap and yummy art material
Seed Pod Creatures
Living in Brisbane, I love the exotic flowering trees which add colour across the city
Peg dolls are a classic craft project, and the pegs can bought from most art shops
May the 4th has been dubbed as Star Wars day
Cardboard Heart Stamp
All you need for this activity is a cardboard tube, paint, and a hair bobble! It makes a heart, perf...
If you have a child that loves to play fireman, this quick and easy fire hat craft is a must! ...
Winter Tree Scene
Older children will love getting creative and putting together this brightly-coloured winter scene
Bouncy Balloon Splat Painting
This activity is loads of fun for any age but can get very messy so is best done outside on a su...
Little Easter Rabbits
Having an Easter egg hunt in your garden? This is an easy way to make little rabbits to decorate you...
Plastic Bottle Flowers
A fun way to create painted flowers before you send left-over plastic bottles off for recycling
is a classic but there are lots of other fruits and vegetables you can experiment with
This is a fun thumbprint painting activity for kids
5 to 10s
Fine Motor Skills
Under The Sea
Up In The Air
Hats and Headwear