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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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 [...]

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, [...]

Cotton Buds Skeletons

These are such an easy and fun craft to do with the kids! YOU WILL NEED Black card A pot of PVA Glue Lots of cotton buds Skull shapes cut from white paper A black pen WHAT TO DO We drew a face on the skulls and then glued the skull onto the black card. [...]

How to make a Friendship Bracelet! (By a 5yr old!)

Hello!  I am freckled face number 2! I made a friendship braislet  with Mum today  and  I  wanted to show  you how we did it. Rule 1 - cut the string long enuf to go around your wrist two times. Rule 2 - you  nead three peesis of string  to make a little plat. Tie [...]

How to Make a Dream Catcher

If you follow us on our social media sites, you may have seen that the dreaded sick bug has hit our home this week. Freckled Face number 2 came down with it Sunday morning, number 3 joined her early hours Wednesday morning and number 4 joined them early this morning! Fun and games! Freckled Face [...]