How To Make A Bird Kite

How To Make A Bird Kite

Earlier this week one of the teachers from the kids school set a challenge to make a Paper Bird Kite. The kids LOVED making and playing with these! Here is how we did it. What you will need A4 Paper - 1 sheet for the body and different colour(s) for the beak and feather tails [...]

Freckled Face Friday: How To Make A Peg Plane

Freckled Face Friday:  How To Make A Peg Plane

Hi everyone, it's Freckled Face number 1. The other day I had an idea of making an aeroplane from one of mum's wooden pegs. I had a lot of fun doing it and I was really happy with how it looked. You will need: A wooden peg Two lolly pop sticks Hot glue gun or [...]

4 Creative Ways To Wish Someone Happy Birthday!

Whilst we've been in lockdown, we've had a few birthdays in our extended family and friends. We also had one of our own. Have a look here to see how we celebrated. Here are some ideas for wishing people a birthday when you can't be with them in person. Create a personal picture message The [...]

10 Fun Activities To Do Around A Fire Pit

10 Fun Activities To Do Around A Fire Pit

We LOVE a Fire Pit! It's one of our favourite things to do. There is something about sitting outdoors, around a fire in the evening and spending time together......it kinda helps me to reset. The only bad thing about is coming in and smelling of smoke! I will put up with it though, as the [...]

How to Make an Easy Autumn Wreath

How to Make an Easy Autumn Wreath

I LOVE Autumn, but I was never really a 'wreath' on the front door type person. Until now! I don't know what changed, but I now think a wreath on the door looks fab and needs to be done. Yes - NEEDS to be done! Being a tight (with money - I don't like spending [...]

Easy Solar System Craft!

Easy Solar System Craft!

Freckled Face number 3 is learning about Space at school at the moment. She wanted to make something at home to take in to school. So we decided to do something to do with the solar system. Here's what we came up with.... WHAT WE USED 2 sheets of black A4 card Glue Glitter (silver) [...]

Candy Cane Hearts

Candy Cane Hearts

Whilst this may not be the healthiest snack or treat.... it is a yummy one! What you will need Candy Cane (I used normal size here, but you can use the mini ones for bite size 😉) White chocolate (or whichever chocolate you would prefer) Sprinkles 2 baking trays Baking paper A bowl A spoon [...]

How to make a Frosty Christmas Jar

How to make a Frosty Christmas Jar

These jars make for great Christmas decor, you can pop a tea light in them, and they make a great gift too! To watch the video of how I made them, click here.   What's needed... A glass jar Tacky glue Paint brush Plate or dish Epsom salt Silver glitter Ribbon or twine Any other [...]

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 [...]