Stuffed heart collage card

While the girls were painting their salt dough footprints the other day I thought I’d get them to make a quick card each to go with their gifts for daddy this Sunday! These took all of 5 minutes to make and are a cute alternative to the usual card. Continue reading Stuffed heart collage card

Cookie Cutter Heart Printing

Happy Valentine’s Day! If nothing else, it’s a great excuse for lots of chocolate eating (always a bonus) and doing art and craft activities linked to hearts. In this girly household it goes down very well! This activity can be adapted to use any shape and is super easy and

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Wrap Around Wool Shapes

These are just perfect for slightly older children (4+) in time for Valentine’s Day!                             They are  lots of fun to make and really striking visually (although the poor lighting in these photos don’t do the colours justice!) Continue reading Wrap Around Wool Shapes

Strawberry Sparkle Play Dough

To make this delicious play dough recipe you need vegetable oil, plain flour, salt, water, cream of tartar, food colouring (any colour), strawberry flavouring, glitter and sequins. If you don’t have cream of tartar you can substitute it for a squeeze of fresh lemon juice. 

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Shaving Foam Marbling Valentine’s Hearts

After we played with the “snowy day” small world play the other day, I took out the toys and we did some marbling using the remaining foam in the tray. Thanks very much to my friend Clare for telling me about this lovely craft activity! Just perfect for this age group in so many ways

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