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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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Cherry Blossom Spring Craft

One of the first signs of spring that I love is the cherry blossom appearing on trees.  Here’s a simple spring craft perfect for ...

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5 Valentine Activities for Toddlers

Here’s 5 great Valentine themed activities for toddlers from painting to card making and sensory play. Valentine Heart Painting ...

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Quick Valentine Heart Painting

By Laura, Oxfordshire Mum of 2 An easy toddler craft for Valentine’s Day. This was a lovely and fairly clean method of painting ...

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Sweet Potato Scones

These savoury scones are an ideal way to introduce your child to sweet potato – or any other root vegetable you may wish to try! They ...

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10 Great Vegetarian Recipes Kids Will Love

Veggie Recipes That Your Kids Will Ask You To Make For Them! Can you cook vegetarian recipes for kids and enable them to have a healthy ...

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Ideas for Pancake Day Fun

By Helen Hibberd, founder of Messy Me I love Pancake Day – I have very happy memories of it as a child and love it just as much as a ...

French Toast

French toast is also commonly known as eggy bread.  In my house it’s the only way to get my youngest to eat any egg and we can ...

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Flapjacks

Flapjacks are a great energy-packed snack for a lunch box or picnic. Here’s an easy recipe for a soft and chewy flapjack.  For ...

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Chocolate Easter Nests

Transform chocolate rice crispie cakes with a few mini eggs, to create chocolate Easter nests, perfect for Easter day.  It’s also ...

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Play Dough

Here’s how to make your own play dough.  It’s an easy rainy day activity with pre-school age children. Extend the activity ...

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Simple Fairy Cakes

Here’s an easy but delicious fairy cake recipe that kids can enjoy making. Once the cakes have cooled, have fun decorating with ...

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Soy and Honey Chicken Drumsticks

These soy and honey chicken drumsticks are quick and easy to make. There are only a few steps so even younger children can help to cook ...

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How To Make Popcorn

Popcorn is huge fun to make with kids and is a cheap healthy snack.  We used a saucepan with a clear lid to make the popcorn and the ...

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Egg Carton Pirate Treasure Chest

 Ahoy there me hearties! Here’s how to make a pirate treasure chest from an egg carton.  It’s the perfect size for hiding ...

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How to Make Your Own Chalk

  Here’s how to make your own chalk at home from plaster of Paris.  It’s surprisingly cheap and easy to make.  You can pick ...

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Giant Floor Mural Activity

Creating a giant floor mural is a great rainy day activity.  The project works really well as a group activity with kids of all ages ...

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Three Little Pigs Puppet Show

Putting on a puppet show is always a fun way to spend a rainy day. You can stretch the activity all day by creating the puppets, making ...

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Homemade Blackberry Jam

Here’s an easy recipe for delicious homemade blackberry jam, with no added pectin. There are just three ingredients so it’s quick and ...

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