The evenings are closing in now, and it’s getting dark earlier. There’s a definite tang of autumn in the air, especially first thing in the morning. Autumn is the perfect time to bring a little hygge into your life, and these lanterns are an easy way to do that. Even tiny children can create beautiful … Read moreHow To Make Paper Lanterns. Easy Oiled-Paper Lanterns.
If you’ve got busy toddlers, then you’ll know that they have an innate knack for blasting through almost any activity in seconds flat. You spend hours researching and setting up the perfect play invitation, and they finish in less than five minutes. That’s why you need this curated list of 100 quick and easy activities … Read more100 Quick And Easy Activities For Toddlers.
I love doing art with my children, and I love it even more when the whole process is easy and fun for everyone. I find process art activities are one of the best ways to achieve that. Here’s a huge list of easy preschool art projects for you to try out with your children. Easy … Read moreEasy Preschool Art Projects
One of my all-time favourite art ideas for kids is the ginormous canvas art you see in the images on this post. There’s something exciting about making BIG art. Working on a tiny surface encourages tiny, minutely-detailed art. Using a big surface allows for huge expansive movements, big brushes, bold swathes of colour. This is … Read moreArt Ideas For Kids: How To Make Ginormous Canvas Art.
This post is about art for kids. It’s about how you can facilitate art, even if you don’t consider yourself an artist (I definitely don’t). If your schooling knocked your belief in yourself as an artist, then you probably feel a bit daunted at the idea of helping your children develop their own artistic skills. … Read moreProcess Art For Kids: How To Get Started.
Getting out and about feels easier in good weather, doesn’t it? At the moment, my corner of the world is awash with rain, my central heating is on (in June!), and I’m consoling myself by planning activities for when the sun comes back out. These outdoor scavenger hunt ideas are actually perfect for any time … Read more12 No-Hassle Outdoor Scavenger Hunt Ideas For All-Year Fun.
If you loved my little round-up of some of our favourite slime recipes, then you’ll also be keen to have a go at this beautiful unicorn slime. There’s something really special about this mixture of beautiful unicorn colours, and kids love the added sparkle from the glitter. Of course, this slime recipe would work just … Read moreHow To Make The Most Beautiful Unicorn Slime Ever.
Life is one giant science project for preschoolers. Everything they encounter in life is still new enough to them that they have plenty to keep their curious minds busy all day every day. It’s useful to have a big list of science projects for kids up your sleeve, ready to provide science fun at a … Read more20 Amazing Science Projects For Preschoolers.
Slime is still going strong as one of the most-requested activities in our house. We’ve tried a lot of different slime recipes, with varying degrees of success. I thought I’d take some time to collect our favourite slime recipes here – a kind of slime library, if you will. Even if you already know how … Read moreThe Best Recipes For Making Slime With Kids.
As the summer rolls around again we’re all looking for easy, fun outdoor activities for kids. I love the start of the summer. It’s full of promise for all the fabulous days we’re doing to have. If I don’t have a plan, though, then time runs away with me. Before I know it, summer’s half … Read more16 Easy And Fun Outdoor Activities For Kids.