DIY Journal Kit

DIY Journal Kit

This past school holidays, I put together a DIY journal kit for kids. The idea was for them to decorate their own book with the materials provided. I found the blank cover journals from Kmart which were ideal. Blank Journal Washi Tape Letter Stickers Gel Pens Sharpies (metallic silver is cool) It all cost under […]

Fairy Tree Play Space

imaginative play scene -- the fairy door

You can get Fairy doors like this from many different places like The Fairy Door Store or Delightful Rainbow. The fairy doors are all kinds of magical cuteness, sure to stimulate imaginative play for kids. You can add them to a section of wall inside the house, or find a cute tree outside to fix it. If […]

Madagascar/King Julien Themed Birthday Party

Madagascar/King Julien Themed Birthday Party

The All Hail King Julien Netflix series is dominating the screen time in our household at the moment, which makes a pleasant change from watching the original Madagascar film over and over again! Now in its third season, All Hail King Julien is a prequel to the story-line of Madagascar and is based around the eternally self-centred […]

Peppa Pig Activity Sheets

peppa pig activity sheets

Need an easy activity for the kids? Below are some fun Peppa Pig Printables for you to print off for the kids. To access the printables:  Click on the image you want to print and it will open up in a new window File -> Print -> Select your printer More Peppa Pig Printables Peppa […]

Tiny Town Buddies – Sew Kits

Tiny Town Buddies

I kept these adorable Tiny Town Buddies sew kits in the cupboard, ready to get out for our Easter long weekend camping trip. There’s a Fox, Bunny and Cat.  Each craft kit includes everything needed to make 2 soft buddies, plus an adorable tin townhouse to decorate with 2 sticker sheets. The instructions are easy to follow, and […]

DIY Barbie Luggage

Barbie Crafts

In my online travels, I found this idea from Kids Kubby. Click here for Lily’s full tutorial on how to convert a simple plastic soap container into luggage for Barbie, and a few different options of items you can use to put it together. I knew my daughter would enjoy this, so I picked up a […]

Gravity Defying Cake (with Skittles & Maltesers)

How to make a gravity defying cake

I have recently been watching MyCupcakeAddiction on YouTube. I love the ideas and creativity shown on this channel. I also love baking, and for my 12th birthday, I wanted something that was fun and imaginative. I came across gravity defying cakes, where the special effect makes the lolly packets look like they are in mid air while […]

Shell Hair Clip

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In a recent haul of beach treasures, we found a few scallop shells. They are a clam shape with a flat back, so I thought they would be perfect for hair clips. The clips turned out so well and my daughter loved it! I love these sorts of activities that are a natural flow on from family […]

Ice Cream Playdough – It looks real!

Ice cream Play Dough

This activity was so much more fun than I even expected, and it kept the kids entertained for over an hour. The dough is very easy to make and surprising realistic. It scoops exactly like real ice cream, and with a bit of added colouring, you can turn it into your favourite ‘flavours’. I love […]

50 Kids Party Food Ideas!

Kids Birthday Party Food Ideas

I love planning and preparing for my children’s birthday parties. I usually ask my kids to pick a theme, and we then plan the food and games around that theme. We’ve had fairy parties, farm parties, Lego parties, Star Wars parties and cowgirl parties! The possibilities are endless and we’ve previously featured a rainbow themed […]

Gingerbread People

Gingerbread Recipe - Gingerbread man

Who doesn’t love gingerbread? These delicious cookies are easy to make and keep for a long time.   You can even freeze them (prior to decorating) to always have them on hand and actually, they are even better if you eat them straight from the freezr – cold and crunchy! To make my life easier, I […]

Rainbow Tea Party Ideas

Rainbow Party Ideas

This is a fun and colourful activity to undertake with your kids that they will absolutely love. Setting up a rainbow tea party can get everyone involved from setting the table/picnic rug, making the food and serving it to their family and friends. I have included rainbow bread, strawberry & marshmallow kebabs and fruit platter […]

Jurassic World Inspired Cake

Jurassic World Inspired Birthday Cake

My 8 year old son seems to know a lot about Jurassic World considering he hasn’t even seen the movie (and won’t for a long time yet)! He’s hit a dinosaur obsession stage and it’s awesome. He asked for a Dinosaur/Jurassic World inspired cake, and we made a simple one and he loved it.  The idea was […]

DIY Scratch & Sniff Painting

Minion printable - scratch and sniff picture

Scratch & Sniff Painting Scratch & sniff stickers certainly bring me back to my primary school days where I couldn’t wait to check my homework in the hope that there was a smelly sticker on it from the teacher. Oooohh… the strawberry ones were the best!! I haven’t seen them around for many years so […]