Easter Egg Hunt Ideas

Backyard Easter Hunt

Brought to you by Nuffnang and BIG W I often work with BIG W surrounding significant holiday events because I like the outlook of their campaigns: it’s about facilitating special moments and how you want them to work for your family. I know I can go in store and find pretty much everything I need … Read More...

Feed the Bunny Game

Feed the Bunny Game

This bunny box game is a fun game for parties and Easter and is made with simple materials. Materials 1 Large box brown paper masking tape glue stick scissors craft knife (adult use only) black permanent marker lead pencil white & black paper red & pink … Read More...

Autumn Essentials

Autumn Essentials List

My husband and I were just saying today how packing up our family into 6 suitcases and moving to New Zealand for a year has been the best thing for us (you can read more about it here). Having … Read More...

Autumn Rainbow Leaves

Rainbow Leaves Tradition

This has become a traditional thing for the kids and I to do as the leaves begin to change, early in Autumn. It always amazes me, even when I think there's not much colour in the leaves, how … Read More...

Peppa Pig Easter Craft & Activities - Easter Hat

Peppa Pig Easter Craft & Activities

Peppa Pig is a huge favourite with kids, and if you're looking for some easy Easter craft and activities for the school holiday period, here are some printables for you: Bunting Easter … Read More...

Famous Painting Colouring Pages

Famous Painting Colouring Pages

I searched around the net to find the best famous painting colouring pages.  I set this up as an after school activity one day. I simply printed out the colouring pages, did a collage of … Read More...

Corn Fritters Recipe

Corn Fritters

Ingredients 1 ½ cups of sweet corn kernels (fresh corn is so yummy - need about 2 ears, but I often use frozen corn in this recipe) 1 onion, finely diced 1 tablespoon coriander, … Read More...

Easy nest cupcakes - Fun for Easter, baby shower or birthdays

Nest Cupcakes

I'm not flash with cake decorating. Let's just say this: I make the cake part of the birthday cakes in this family, but my husband usually does the decorating because he's far more precise and patient … Read More...

Decorate Plastic Easter Egg - Easter Egg Faces

Plastic Egg Faces

Plastic Easter eggs are such useful things. They are great for Easter Egg Hunts (reuse them every year), glow in the dark Easter game and craft. One idea is to make cute egg faces. Wool, … Read More...

Fun Play Jars

Fun Play Jar

I'm working on an article (for another website) about chocolate-free (or minimising chocolate) Easter ideas and one is to make a fun play jar. Take anywhere! There's hours of fun inside the jars. These are easy to put together and cost about $20. These are great for: Birthday Parties - … Read More...

Printable Play Mat: Road

Printable Road/Garden Play Mats

This is a great idea for travel or those times when kids have to wait somewhere with you...and you want to bring something little for them to play with. Print out a paper play mat, grab a small toy and put it all in a zip lock bag or pencil case. Throw it in your bag so you have something on … Read More...

Frozen Blueberry & Yoghurt Kebabs

Frozen Blueberry & Yoghurt Kebabs

Well, this was a hit with my kids! They gobbled them up for afternoon tea. It's a slightly different take on Frozen Yoghurt Bites I've made before.  Kebab Sticks Blueberries Thick yoghurt - any flavour (Greek Style consistency works best) Baking paper Large container Large … Read More...

acorn

Adorable Acorn People

We collected acorns (and a macadamia nut) on our walk home from school.  How cute are these little people?  We glued them to cardboard and they are sitting proudly on a shelf. All you need is: Craft glue Acorns Googly eyes Permanent marker My son worked out that if you put a … Read More...

Elsa and Ana from Frozen - illustration by Punziella

Disney Characters in Regular Clothes

Pauline (who blogs over at Punziella) is a Disney-lover in her 20's, and she draws very cool stuff. Like these popular Disney characters in regular clothes. I asked Pauline about her love for Disney, her favourite chapter to draw and where she finds her inspiration. Why do you … Read More...

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