peach scented playdough

Peach scented play dough

Play dough is great fun for kids, especially when you know how to make peach scented play dough. It's so easy to make and the delicious scent will have your children playing with for a whole lot longer than you ever expected them to.  The learning benefits of children playing with play dough is really quite endless. Anna from 'Imagination Tree' outlines it well in this post. The amazingly pliable dough is wonderful for developing those fine motor skills and can open up all sorts of creative and imaginative play.  I especially adore when play dough is … [Read More...]

Paper cupcake flower craft for kids to make for spring

Cupcake paper flowers

Cupcake paper flowers is a simple craft for kids and is great way to teach them about Spring and the many changes we can experience in a … [Read More...]

how to fly a kite tutorial for a windy day

How to fly a kite

Do you know how to fly a kite? There are a few simple steps you can do to make flying a kite with your children successful and lots of fun.  We … [Read More...]

DIY Calming and quiet time glitter bottle

Quiet time glitter bottle

Unlike calming glitter bottles, a quiet time glitter bottle is designed for children who are just needing moments of rest and relaxation, rather than needing to … [Read More...]

decorating party hats

Decorating party hats

Children love to get creative using odd of bits and pieces found from around the home.  Here is a simple activity in decorating party hats, which children as … [Read More...]

playing with homemade glittery oobleck goo

Glittery Goo

This glittery goo was so very easy to make and can be whipped together using only 3 ingredients. Often called 'oobleck', this sparkly oozy … [Read More...]

Simple and easy weetbix slice recipe kids can help make

Weetbix slice kids can make

Weetbix slice kids can make I love getting into the kitchen and cooking with Possum (2.5 years) whenever I can. I admit I'm not a fancy cook, but fortunately kids … [Read More...]

handmade wrapping paper with cardboard shape stamps

Cardboard shape stamps

    We always have lots of painting activities on our 'to do' list and I was pleased to finally get around to doing this one, cardboard shape stamps. It's not a new … [Read More...]

How to make sherbet. Simple recipe that is also a great science activity for kids

How to make sherbet

Kids love science and this is one activity that also provides a sensory taste sensation that some might really enjoy. Here is a basic recipe in how to make … [Read More...]

DIY fine motor activity of threading straw beads

DIY threaded straw necklace

Possum (2.5 years) is very much into making things at the moment, especially things that can be worn. The weather has been very cold lately and so we have found … [Read More...]