DIY Traffic Lights Craft for Kids

DIY Traffic Lights Craft for Kids

With October being Black History month, the kids have been learning about prominent people in history at school. Freckled Face number 2 has been learning about the person who invented the traffic lights; Garret Morgan. In 1923 he improved the old traffic lights, which just had 'stop' and 'go', and invented the 3-Way Traffic Lights that [...]

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Easy Chocolate Krispie Halloween Treats

Easy Chocolate Krispie Halloween Treats

Freckled Face number 4 and I made these fun Halloween Treats! It was so fun to do and the kids loved the look, and the taste! What you'll need Rice Krispies Coloured Chocolate Melts (we got ours from Hobbycraft!) A black icing pen White icing Green icing Halloween Cookie Cutters (again, we got ours from [...]

How to Make Fabric Pumpkins

How to Make Fabric Pumpkins

How to make fabric pumpkins Recently I had a great morning learning how to make fabric pumpkins. My very talented friend agreed to write a post for me! So here it is! Materials needed Fabric – fat quarter or larger Felt for the stalk Die cut felt leaves (ours were from http://www.lilacsprig.etsy.com) Polyester Stuffing Quilting [...]

Fun Colour Sorting Activity for Young Kids

Fun Colour Sorting Activity for Young Kids

So Freckled Face number 4 is loving getting arty and crafty! This morning I really needed to clean the kitchen, so I set up a little activity for her, which she absolutely LOVED and cried when she had finished it! Haha I decided to write the colours on the paper because I wanted her to [...]

2 Easy Owl Crafts for kids

2 Easy Owl Crafts for kids

Freckled Face number 3 has been learning about owls at school recently, so this weekend we decided to make some owls and go over things we know about them. The kids want to share with you what they did, so here they are! Conker Owls This can get a little tricky for the younger children, [...]

Play-Doh Snails

Play-Doh Snails

One of the fun things about Autumn is  all the conkers! Aside from the classic conker fights and nice autumn decor, we thought we'd try and find some different uses for them. Here's one idea we came up with.....Play-doh snails. We were watching the film 'Turbo' at the time! You will need Conkers Play-doh Glitter [...]