Paper Birds Craft

These colorful paper birds will be a beautiful reminder of the summer mornings and a lovely decoration for your windows, door knobs or flower pots. Of course, you can also make them in seasonal colors for autumn or for the winter holidays. What you need: Coloured paper or thin cardboard Stapler Scissors Ribbon What to…

Accordion Photo Album

Now that the summer holiday is over, there is a wonderful way to remember those long summer days: create a small photo album for the poetic sunset, a joyful playday by the lake, and family gatherings. What we need: I used square blank cards (it’s easier as they are already cut and folded), but you…

Easter Bag Craft

This pretty little bag can be used as an Easter “basket” to collect Easter eggs and goodies. It is also suitable for small children who like to carry around a bag in which to gather precious items. This bag is uncomplicated for an adult to make or a child from age seven upwards, as there…

Spring Flowers Craft

Here is a nice little project that can be used as a lovely home or gift decoration, and you can even fill a vase with them. It’s easy to do and gives you freedom to play with the shapes, colours and textures. Materials: Tissue paper and different paper wrappings (if you usually save some of…

Make a Funny Box!

  For the moments when you feel empty of funny ideas, a funny box can help. It can easily be made from a tissue box. This could also make a nice gift for a friend or a relative, whether they need cheering up or just enjoy a laugh. Materials needed: Tissue box Small coloured pieces…

Little Star: A Christmas Decoration

Here is a simple and fun project that you can easily personalize and get creative with your kids. Materials Cotton cord/string in different colours (a thinner one works better than a thick one) Liquid white glue Some water in a small receptacle Some cardboard (a box, or just a piece of one). Plastic takeaway containers…

Nature Paintbrushes

My son loves finding items in nature for his “collections” when we go for walks outside so I thought it would be fun to extend that and bring some nature inside with a little bit of artwork! We decided to make nature paintbrushes out of things we found on our walk. It was fun to…

Frames for Your Beautiful Memories

With autumn comes also a time of nostalgia, with the tree leaves falling and the sun’s appearance more rare. It’s time to spend more time in the house and use what we have been collecting for long time. I decided to decorate some wooden frames with small things that the children brought from school and…

My Neighborhood Photo Safari Map

A great way to teach kids about their neighborhood and community is to get out there and explore! Ask your kids: What makes up our neighborhood? How is our neighborhood unique? I was inspired by this theme to create a photo safari map of our neighborhood with my son. For this photo safari map, we…

Egg Carton Turtles

This summer I was planning my son’s birthday party and found it hard to find decorations in the store that fit our very specific theme. So I decided we could make some of them at home ourselves. Since it was an ocean creature theme we created these cute little turtles out of egg cartons. Egg…