Cute Monster Printable - wrap around cardboard rolls - easy and quick craft for kids

Monster Cardboard Roll Printable

Any monster fans out there? Here's a new printable you can wrap around a toilet/cardboard roll.  Makes for an easy and quick craft. Press the image below for the PDF file or click here. More Toilet Roll Printables Toilet Roll Cars   Block People African … Read More...

Melted Crayon Art

Melted Crayon Art on Canvas

I have been looking for some artwork to hang in my daughter’s room but didn’t want to spend too much. I wanted something bright, colourful and personalised and thought I would try my luck with a melted crayon canvas.   I have seen melted crayon art all over the internet and have wanted to … Read More...

Why I'm not a Fun Mum

5 Ways I’m Not a Fun Mum

The younger kids were in bed, and my older two were pottering around doing before-bed things. I was laying on my tummy, cushion under my chin with my computer under outstretched hands. My tween … Read More...

Simple fun for kids - Squishy Balloon Faces

Squishy Balloon Faces

These squishy balloon faces are so easy and fun, and they cost next to nothing.  Materials Play Dough (recipe below) Permanent Marker Balloons (good quality) Instructions 1. … Read More...

Fun activity for kids - marble painting

Marble Painting

This is wonderful activity to do with your little ones as it requires no artistic skill at all. It feels like playing an old pin ball machine and you can create some colourful patterns and designs. … Read More...

Father's Day Photo Idea

Father’s Day Photo Gift Idea

Sponsored by Kodak Alaris and Nuffnang Just in time for Father’s Day, there’s an exciting new KODAK App available called KODAK MOMENTS - that allows you to easily order prints from the photographs … Read More...

sand play - make a sand box

A Sandpit Without Having a Sandpit

My husband and I have had to move a lot since having children. When you live a nomadic-of-sorts life, it's difficult to achieve certain things like a backyard sandpit or cubby house. … Read More...

French Knit Headband

French Knitted Hairband – Easy for Kids to Make

French knitting is an easy project for kids and I've done it with my girls many times. We knit with a cardboard roll and paddle pop sticks. Works a treat! The kids usually make scarfs, but this time, we made hair accessories with the finished product. Here are two of my girls french … Read More...

huge colouring pages OMY Designs

HUGE Colouring Pages

These big colouring pages are something to keep in mind for the upcoming school holidays, as a novel gift idea coupled with drawing pens or to decorate a bedroom wall.  They would make a wonderful teacher gift too; all the children in the class could work on it, and get the poster … Read More...

Fun things for your handbag

Fun things to put in your handbag

Depending on what stage our family life is at, I have small toys, dedicated for the handbag for times when we are out and about. An example: for the younger kids when we are watching older kids play sport, or just general waiting times. The idea is the toys are ONLY out for those special times. They … Read More...

Dear Dad Letter - Fill in the Blanks - Great for Father's Day

Dear Dad Letter

I adore fill in the bank letters for kids. I did one around Mother's Day and with Father's Day around the corner, I did a version for Dads too, with help from my designer friend Liss from LissLetters. There is a black and white and coloured version that are free to download and use. Just click … Read More...

Malteser Slice Recipe

HELLO Malteser Slice

Are you ready for this recipe? I hope so because it is easy to make sure to impress adults and kids alike. It is not a recipe I made all the time given the high sugar content but every now and then makes me enjoy it even more. Check out the ‘Simple home cook’ and ‘ALDI home cook’ facebook pages for … Read More...

Peppa Pig Finger Puppets

Peppa Pig Father’s Day Printable

Peppa Pig is such a favourite, and I have some cute Father's Day inspired printables available to download. I'll start with my favourite. Peppa Pig Finger Puppets Finger puppets. There are 2 to colour in and 2 already done.  Great for story telling, or just for fun. Print the file … Read More...

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