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Benevolent Neglect : The Beauty Of Boredom

“Mum, play with me.” My eight year old moaned. “You never play with me anymore.” (He means since I played UNO with him this morning.) I do play with my kids. I actually play with my kids a whole lot more than my parents ever played with me.

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Recipes

Craft Activities with Brown Paper Bags

If you're anything like me you probably have a couple of brown paper bags lying around the house - usually on a Friday or Saturday evening... It does really seem like a match made in heaven that wine comes with craft material for kids, it's almost like the bottle shops…

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Family

Where Were The Parents!? They Ask

Firstly, the picture goes viral because the vast majority of parents are sitting behind their computer screen going “ahahaha, yeah, been there, done that” OR at the very least can go “Oh, I totally can see how that went down”

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Product Reviews

CleverDIY Projects for Kids Review

CleverPatch recently sent me a CleverDIY Project For Kids craft kit to test out - and before we'd even opened it up it my kids thought it was the most exciting thing that had come in the mail all year. CRAFT IN THE MAIL! Yup. Blew their minds.

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Tips & How To

8 Tips For Giving and Receiving Handmade Gifts

This week I made this beautiful (I have no modesty about this) blanket for a friend who’s having a baby soon. I followed this Cheery Wave Ripple Blanket tutorial on Meet Me At Mikes. The only thing I added an extra line all the way around of treble crochets just…

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Recipes

Autumn Leaves & Wax Paper

This is a simple activity that can actually be done at any time of year, (using any small, flat objects, e.g. pressed flowers, herbs, petals) but I love autumn leaves, so this is an autumn activity for me!

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Family

Dear Me. You Are Not A Craft Mum. LET IT GO.

There are a few things in parenthood that I hate doing. Because I'm no good at them. I just go along with what's expected of me, dreading the whole thing. And of course, whatever it is turns out badly. Because of my bad attitude. So, I'm ready to call it…

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Recipes

Queens Birthday Crown

Want a Queens Birthday craft activity for the kids? Mr Maker has it covered!

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Recipes

Too Cute Tutu Tute

Oh Em Gee I love TUTUS! I love tutus so much. They’re just absurdly cute and anything the wearer does in a tutu is made infinitely cuter because they’re wearing tutu. For example – sitting on the couch reading a book becomes sitting on the couch reading a book WEARING…

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Recipes

No Sew Tutu

No Sew Tutu Do you have any fabric just laying around? Maybe you have a stock pile of fabrics, you never had a project – or time – to turn them into something? Or you have scraps that are too good to throw away, but not really enough to make…

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Recipes

Butterfly Sock Puppet

Butterfly Sock Puppet You will need An old sock Stiff card (or laminater and paper) Stapler or hot  glue gun Optional – pens, pencils, testers, glitter and glue, paint, stick on “googly eyes”, pipe cleaners (for antenna) Directions Step 1 –  Draw or ask your child to draw the outline…

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