Things to Make

Check out these fab kids craft ideas for things to make and keep – or give to someone special!

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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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 ...

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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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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 ...

Easter Bunny Cups

These little Easter Bunny Cups are an easy craft for kids to make and cheap too.  You could use them to collect mini wrapped Easter ...

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DIY Recycled Bottle Greenhouse

Here’s a great little gardening project to explore re-use/recycling with kids – making a DIY mini greenhouse from a ...

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DIY Recycled Watering Can

Here’s an easy recycling project to make your own mini watering can for the garden.  It’s a great little project to talk ...

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