Make Your Own Stationery

Everyone loves to use nice stationery or receive a special letter instead of an email. It’s even better if the stationery is homemade and hand-crafted. Making your own stationery is a good way to encourage kids to remember the often overlooked skill of writing a letter, thank you note or birthday invitation. The shops are…

Valentine Arts and Crafts for Kids

Valentine’s Day is an explosion of pink, red, glitter, hearts and flowers- everything that kids love! It inspires lots of arts and crafts projects to show love and affection for friends, Mums, Dads, brothers and sisters. Valentine Mosaic Card Start your card with a plain base of folded card. Use any colour although pinks, red,…

Adventure Play Sets

Children love role play. Games with tiny figures and mini-worlds can occupy them for many happy hours. Imagine combining this with a craft activity that gets them to design their own backdrop for the games. The end result is something unique and special that will bring them great satisfaction and pride. Getting the Basics Right…

Weaving Paper Projects

Paper weaving is a cheap, fun and effective craft for kids to try out. It’s perfect! You should have all the materials you need in your house already and the biggest difficulties your kids will have will be choosing how they put their craft to good, decorative use. Paper weaving is a really good way…

Make a Homemade Spa

A homemade spa is the ideal way to involve kids in a new and exciting range of crafts for kids. The end results are a joy to use at home or give to family and friends as gifts. The process of making simple spa products is also a great way to entertain more than one…

Disgusting Food for Halloween

Halloween is becoming more and more popular every year. Why not complete a fun day by helping kids to prepare and dish up some truly disgusting food? With some simple ideas, fresh ingredients and plenty of ghoulish imagination, you can embark on some fiendishly crafty projects together. Eyeball Snacks Hard boil some eggs and cool…

Scrumptious Chocolate Crafts for Kids

Children love chocolate, so why not turn it into the starting point for some delicious and fun craft activities for kids? Use chocolate as a tempting bait to lure children into craft activities, the results will surprise and delight you all. Chocolate Spoons These are a great idea for crafts that can be wrapped and…

Back to School Crafts

Going back to school is a wonderful chance to start afresh and launch new routines and timetables. It’s exciting and challenging but it can also be a stressful or anxious time with children starting new schools or classes. The simple pleasures of arts and crafts can make these changes less daunting by letting kids plan…

Make a Cardboard Castle

If you can combine imaginative play with a fun craft activity, you’re backing a winner. The project of designing and making a cardboard castle is the perfect mixture of fun, imagination and skill. Rather than choosing a castle from a shop, children can build something that features all the parts of a castle that really…

Make Cupcakes With Kids

Cupcakes are enjoying widespread popularity at the moment, they are great fun to make, decorate and eat, as well as appealing to a whole range of ages. Baking and decorating cupcakes is an excellent craft choice for children. You can make them and while they are baking or cooling, it’s time for a break before…