On board the loom band train

Loom band train

Do you have loom crazy kids, who'd rather make stuff all day than go outside? No problem, they can travel in style on board the loom band train. Every single child we met on the way commented on our loom band train. They all thought it was a super cool idea and my kids came home feeling … [Read more...]

Grateful for real books and imaginary book reviews

Dancing skeleton

It's school holidays time and I'm grateful to Mister Maker (the book) for entertaining the kids on rainy days. We made so much stuff and so much mess that I was looking forward to putting Mr Maker back on the library shelf and getting something more along the lines of 'how to draw' instead. … [Read more...]

Dress-up emergency: pirate costume in 10 minutes

Pirate costume essentials

What if you forgot (again!) that your child needed to dress up for school or a party and you had 10 minutes to do something about it? Here is what we came up with: 1) Bandanna. 2) Eye patch (made of black paper and elastic, we used sticky tape to attach the elastic to the paper). 3) A … [Read more...]

From junk to necklace

Making necklaces from junk

This is what we made from lots of junk at a local eco-living fair. Lots of mess. And some lovely necklaces. Linking to Inspire Me Monday and Creative Every Day.  … [Read more...]