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Find ideas for rainy day activities at home with kids. Try out yummy family recipe ideas and find inspiration for craft projects with kids.

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How To Make A Strawberry Window Garden

For those who live in an apartment or a flat, a window box or even hanging garden is a great way to bring the garden to your ...

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Sloe Gin Recipe

Sloes are the fruit on a blackthorn tree.  They are ready for picking when they turn blue, usually in late August/September/October ...

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Make Your Own Felt Vegetables

Felt vegetables are a fun craft for older kids to hone their sewing skills or for crafty parents to create for younger children.  ...

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Frozen Chocolate Banana Bites

These tasty little treats involve no cooking and are a quick and easy recipe to make with kids.  They’re perfect to pop in your ...

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Frozen Fruity Pops

Here’s a great healthy kid’s treat recipe perfect for summer – frozen fruity pops. They are quick and easy to make. ...

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Chocolate Brownie Easter Nests

An easy to make, squidgy, finger licking brownie is always good but jazz it up with some icing and mini eggs and you have an indulgent ...

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Dinosaur Ice Excavation

                      You need to do the preparation in advance for this ...

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Summer Craft – Ice Painting

Ice painting is a cheap and easy summer craft project – perfect for a hot and sunny day! Painting on ice blocks is fascinating as ...

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Beat the Heat – Top Ideas for Kids When it’s Hot, Hot, Hot

We’re all used to a wet British summer, but every so often we get a heatwave.  There is lots of advice around on how to keep ...

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Sponge Water Bomb

On a really hot day, a water fight in the back garden is great fun and the perfect way to cool off.  These sponge water bombs are cheap ...

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DIY K’Nex Fidget Spinner

Have your kids got into the fidget spinner craze that seems to be sweeping the nation? They have been quickly banned in my ...

Easy Garden Projects For Kids

There’s something magic about getting outdoors, growing something or making a craft project with items you find outside. You ...

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Recycled Toilet Roll Seed Plugs

Recycle cardboard toilet roll tubes to create some easy seed plugs.  Children can watch the seedlings grow before planting out. We ...

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How To Do French Knitting

French knitting is a brilliant fun craft project for kids where they can make their own knitted rope.  It’s easy to get the hang ...

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How To Make a Recycled French Knitting Nancy

French knitting (also called tomboy stitch or spool knitting) is a great craft for kids to make long snakes of knitted braid.  The ...

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Plaster of Paris Garden Stepping Stone

I love Plaster of Paris craft projects.  Plaster is cheap to buy and surprisingly non-messy.  It’s easy to use and makes ...

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EatWell-UK Sandwich Lunch Punch Giveaway

We’re delighted to have a set of ‘Sandwishes’ Lunch Punch cutters (including a Fairy, a Crown, a Frog Prince and a ...

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Easter Crafts & Recipes for Kids

Easter is such a lovely time of the year, but two weeks of school holidays is not always easy to fill.  We have lots great ideas for ...

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