Stamp a Story

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Stamp a Story is a fun way to play around with stamps and work on creative writing! Simply have stamps available and a blank booklet and let your creativity run wild, making your mark by telling a story! This activity is part of my new book: Make Your Mark! Make Your Mark, brings you 30+ projects that will help your child develop a love of writing, creative storytelling, self-confidence and compassion. Through play, art, language, and writing this book will help your child discover … [Continue reading...]

Production Break

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Dear Readers, We will take a "production" break during December. We will be traveling to the USA(super exciting!) for my birthday and also for our 10 year wedding anniversary! We will be taking the kids to see Mickey and Minnie Mouse at Disney World and also visit friends in Washington DC. You can follow our travel adventures by following along on Instagram! Have a fabulous and festive Christmas! We will be back with new, fresh ideas soon! Nadia xxx … [Continue reading...]

Stuff-a-Stocking Memory Game

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Last year we used these mini gifts to work on fine motor skills with this Stuffing Stockings Tray Activity. This year we used as a memory game: Stuff-a-Stocking memory game! These mini gift are just square polystyrene blocks covered with gift wrap and string. You can make your own: using polystyrene, match boxes or small blocks. […]

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Polystyrene Snow Ornament

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This month recyclable we are creating with is polystyrene. We made this pretty “snow” ornaments, perfect for our Christmas tree!    We reused an old clear bauble, the kind that opens up, together with pieces of polystyrene and Christmas themed decorative items.      It was as simple as adding all these items to the […]

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Salt Dough Ornament Christmas Cards

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Today we are joining in the Kid-made Cards Series by showing you how to make this super cute card and salt dough ornament idea, perfect to give as a gift/card to teachers, friends or family! My kids helped with making the salt dough shapes, some with words(made with our Alphabet Cookie Stamps) others not. We used the […]

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Gingerbread Man Busy Box

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We do love busy boxes, do you? I am sharing this super fun gingerbread man felt busy bag today! For this busy box I used(see similar Amazon product below): Felt(different colours) Mini pompoms Pipecleaner mouth Flip-top lunch box I used a gingerbread man cookie cutter as template to cut out the felt gingerbread man. Then, […]

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Process Art: Christmas Trees

Process Art Christmas trees

This was one of those activities I did not plan on posting here and also, I did not plan it at all, it was all the kids’ idea! But, these Christmas trees turned out cute and I recognized the importance of process art through this activity. My daughter(6.5yrs) wanted to paint, so I got the […]

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Salt Dough & Perler Bead Ornaments

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We love using salt dough for all kinds of crafts, keepsakes and ornaments. Today’s craft is kid-made ornaments made with salt dough and Perler beads! We actually made salt dough for this fingerprint lights photo frame and had salt dough left over. The kids wanted to play with it, so out came the Christmas cookie cutters and […]

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