Art & Craft

Play Dough Recipe

Play dough is a childhood institution - its quite simply a must have for kids! South Coast Kids has uncovered the most brilliant play dough recipe in the universe – not only can the kids help make it (and its super fast – all done in under 5 minutes), but once it's...

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T-shirt Tote Bag – no sew

Keep a favourite outgrown T shirt by converting it into a handy market bag – no sewing required and all done in under 10 minutes! old t-shirt ruler (optional) scissors   Step 1: Lay the T shirt flat, making sure the seams line up perfectly (including armholes). (Photo...

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Garden Weaving

Garden weaving is a craft idea that is also an adventure! You will be amazed at the stunning artwork your little one will create and how proud they are of their creations. The adventure starts with a beautiful walk together and you can go anywhere to find what you...

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Scribble Art

Scribble is a great past time and can keep the kids busy for hours. Coloured pens or pencils seem to have a mesmerising effect on children (and adults if the latest craze of Zen Tangle colouring books is anything to go by!). Bring a random scribble to life and help...

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DIY: Planting & Growing Bulbs

Children are fascinated about watching things grow. Planting in a simple environment is a great activity that engages little ones on so many levels and develops many great qualities including patience, observation and nurturing. This activity can be done at any time...

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DIY: Garden Markers

Vegetable garden markers, oh so cute! Having a small veggie patch is an absolute delight and being able to get the little ones involved is even better. This activity is a sure way they will help you out in the garden. A great activity while it's raining too, in...

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DIY: Noughts and Crosses

Noughts and crosses, also known as tic-tac-toe, is such a fun activity, especially when you get to create the little insects that will be your players! Let the kids pick their own designs, let their imaginations go wild... animals, insects, robots, faces... keep them...

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Road Trip Hack: DIY Magnetic Chalkboard

So here’s an activity for the DIY parent who’s planning a road trip with kids: a magnetic chalk board! If you’re feeling really creative, you could make your own puzzles like the robot above, which was hand drawn on thin cardboard and cut out. Stick your adhesive magnets to your chosen pictures and you’re good to go!

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Make it: Rolled Paper Flowers

This is such a delightful activity to do. You can be as colourful as you want to be, you can make as many as you want and the outcome is simply fabulous whatever you choose! Why not surprise your mum or teacher with these flowers. So easy to make and they will love them!

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Make it: String Art

Make amazing art with just string, paint and paper! Check out the mirrored patterns! This is so easy and so much fun to do with your little ones. A great activity for a wet weather day or if you’re feeling creatively inspired but want minimal mess.

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