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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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Make Your Own Christmas Crackers

We had great fun making our own Christmas crackers this year.  These ones don’t bang but we had fun picking our own jokes and ...

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Candy Cane Koala Craft

We love Aussie animals! Here’s how to make a cute koala on a candy cane.  This Australiana craft project makes a brilliant ...

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Candy Cane Mouse

Here’s how to make a candy cane mouse.  The candy cane becomes the mouse tail. The cute mouse makes an adorable Christmas gift.  ...

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Rocky Road Recipe

Here’s a quick and easy recipe for Rocky Road – a delicious chocolate slice with chunks of biscuit and marshmallows – ...

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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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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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Recycled Milk Bottle Elephants

Here’s a fun craft to make a cute elephant from a recycled milk bottle.  We used a 2 litre bottle but you could try making ...

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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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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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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