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 [...]

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Free Printable Bookmarks for Teachers Gifts

Free Printable Bookmarks for Teachers Gifts

The end of school is nigh! Well, just for the summer. Have you got teachers gifts sorted yet? We wanted to do something a bit different. We thought we would share with you one of the things we're giving to our teachers. The kids made these Bookmarks for their teachers. We made the outline on [...]

Easter Crafts – Mrs Mactivity

Easter Crafts – Mrs Mactivity

Easter is coming up and as we love doing arts and crafts I am always on the look out for ideas. Mrs Mactivity very kindly gifted us a year subscription to their website. I am so grateful for this! I love doing activities and arts and crafts with the kids, but life can get really [...]

3 Valentine’s crafts for kids

3 Valentine’s crafts for kids

We have been doing lots of valentines day crafts and activities lately. We made cards by using pink and red hearts cut out of paper, green paper for the stems and card, glue and pens. You can write whatever message you want to. This was Freckled Face number 4's card to Daddy! The kids thought [...]

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) [...]

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 [...]