Sock Snowmen

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It is Project: Recycle & Create time! Today we are creating with old socks and we made these adorable sock snowmen! I have wanted to make these snowmen for a long time and never gotten around doing it, so this month's recyclables was perfect to inspire me to get it done, and aren't they cute! Materials needed(per snowman): One white adult sock One small(baby) sock About 500g of rice(I just had coloured ones on hand) 3 rubber bands What to do: Add some of the rice to the large … [Continue reading...]

Fridge Makeover- Decal Frames

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Our fridge bothered me- too white and too busy with all the photos and magnets and notes all over! I asked my friend at Lovilee to make these vinyl frame decals to give this fridge a little makeover! I chose a few different frame designs, but together they looked great! I place it on the fridge with magnets to see how I wanted it, moved them around until I liked the overall look:  Then I carefully applied the vinyl decal frames to the fridge. I might ask her to cut some more frames to fill … [Continue reading...]

Cardboard Box Drawers

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I am a sucker for reusing, recycling and upcycling items, but I guess it is a good thing, right? I saw these big, sturdy boxes in one of the school store rooms, it was used for packing stationery, and ask if I could have it. I made these fab drawers for my office at school! […]

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Spelling Words with Building Blocks

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What do you do with your chunkier building blocks when the kids are older and prefer the smaller blocks? Use it for spelling words! Spelling words with building blocks- so much fun learning! Yes, one could use letter cards to build words, but building words with blocks is so much more fun! This spelling activity […]

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Farm Busy Box

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Today, I am sharing this easy-to-put-together farm busy box, perfect for spelling, threading and matching practice! What you need: A compartment box of some sort Letter beads Farm animal beads Pipecleaners Farm animal names printed and laminated(cut and added to a ring if you wish) Older kids can choose a name on one of the […]

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Symmetry Playdough

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It was high time to make a new batch of microwave playdough(a science lesson on its own) and together with these fun symmetry playdough mats, it made a lovely early morning activity over the weekend! (Affiliate links included for your convenience, at no extra cost to you) I printed and laminated these fab mats, courtesy of the […]

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Pumpkin Handprint & Photo Keepsake

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This month’s handprint and photo keepsake is a pumpkin one! Or, a handprint and photo of my little pumpkin!    This pumpkin keepsake is very similar to the Apple keepsake in shape, but I painted it afterwards because after the drying process it was too light to my liking. I used liquid food colouring, perhaps the gel […]

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