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Sports Craft #BostikBloggers

Life has been pretty hectic the past few weeks. What with all the walking we’ve been doing due to car issues, constant child demands and being vitamin D lacking, I have just been completely exhausted. So when the Bostik box arrived this month I was rather excited to be able to let the girls craft away on their own. As …

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Jungle Craft #BostikBloggers

Normally when my Bostik box arrives I plan an activity for the kids to create so that it’s more adult led and they can focus a bit better. But this time I handed over the reigns to my seven year old. Getting crafty keeps her calm when she’s having a bit of a bad behaviour day. I think it helps …

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Weather Craft Fun #BostikBloggers

This months theme is definitely appropriate. The weather is finally feeling warmer and brighter which generally makes things feel happier for me. Of course we are in England and the weather is never really certain. We were sent another box of fun craft supplies from Bostik and this month I came up with an idea. I originally wanted a weather …

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3 Step Butterfly Craft For Kids #BostikBlogger

I actually love being part of the #BostikBlogger team. It’s a way to get everyone’s imaginations going each month focusing on a theme. This month’s theme is Mini Beasts/Garden and the colours of all the craft bits in our box are so bright. We’ve come up with a very cute 3 step butterfly for a very spring inspired craft. You …

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Last Minute Easter Craft Idea

I don’t know what it’s like where you are but the weather has been very unpredictable here. We have also been struggling with no car to get around. So I thought I’d share a very simple craft idea that you can do with your children when the weather is bad or you’re having a day at home. What You Will …

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My Sunday Photo 2016 – #13/52 Easter Sunday

Just a quick one for this weeks My Sunday Photo. It’s Easter Sunday!! We have been really getting into the spirit of Easter and this photo from last week shows that. The girls have had one egg each and this year was the first year of a Easter Basket which we’d filled with lots of craft goodies. It just feels …

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Dragon Craft Idea For Kids #BostikBlogger

This month’s theme for the #BostikBlogger campaign was Dragons. My girls seem obsessed with dragons and dinosaurs at the moment so this was quite an exciting project for them. I decided to give them some helpful tips but to pretty much allow them to make it by themselves. So here we have a dragon craft idea for kids. A friendly …

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An Easter Craft Idea #BostikBlogger

This year I have been chosen to be a #BostikBlogger which basically means our family are going to be sent a box of arts and crafts supplies and given the challenge to create something fun to share with my readers each month. This month is Easter themed and we received some great arts supplies, some that we wouldn’t usually use …

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“I don’t think I’ve felt true boredom for a long time”

Since the new year I have felt quite refreshed. My emails have been quiet, I’ve been writing and scheduling posts for days in advance, the house is relatively tidy with clothes washing up to date and put away. But the evening telly has been pretty rubbish and limited which has left me feeling rather bored. I don’t think I’ve felt …

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How To Make An Angel Outfit From A Pillowcase

When I googled how to make P2s nativity costume I was surprised to actually be stuck for finding any tutorials. It was probably the places I was looking or I’m just a blind bat, but I took Pinterest photos for inspiration and made it up as I went along. I am actually so pleased with the result, she’s an Angel …

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Crafty DIY For All The Family

Let’s face it, DIY jobs around the house aren’t actually that fun! In fact, they are more of a chore that you leave on a list of things that need doing for as long as you possibly can.    With the kids off school for summer these jobs are just going to get put off for even longer! Firstly you …

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Kids Fun At Home with I MUNE NURTURE

We’ve been experiencing some pretty awful behaviour with P1 lately. I’ve been doing a lot of research about it because I desperately want to help her to control and understand her emotions as well as understand them myself. This weekend I’ve especially been changing the things we do. Normally we like to use the weekend to recooperate after a busy …

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AmiGami Craft Party

To make P1s Easter Holiday that little bit more special we were sent some pretty amazing AmiGami sets so that she could host her own craft party with up to 10 of her friends. I was really excited to see her reaction as she’s been practically begging us for her own set for ages thanks to the TV adverts. AmiGami were …

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5 Tips for Surviving Messy Play with Kids

I get in such a flap and end up ruining art activities for the girls. I mop up as soon as they drip the teensiest amount of paint/glue/glitter. So to avoid arguments getting the art box isn’t my go-to-rainy-day activity. I try to fill the day with other activities but when we went to the playgroup the other day, it suddenly …

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T-Shirt Designing with buytshirtsonline.co.uk

My girls are lovers of messy play and art activities. buytshirtsonline.co.uk sent us a lovely kit to get creative with their Fruit of the Loom Kids T-Shirts. I have been quite nervous yet excited about getting creative with t-shirts. I’m not a lover of messy play yet and find the whole experience stressful and the idea of getting fabric paint …

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