Have you already set up plans to book a holiday with your family? I’m really the beach type of girl, just love the smell of the saltwater! My two kids are happy to play in the sand and build big castles, it’s always fun to enjoy the time together. This summer we will spend our holiday in Dominican Republic, can’t await to put my feet onto this perfect white sand! (Have you ever been there?) I don’t know about you but travelling with your little ones requires a lot of planning. You get better at all this the more you do it. As I travel a lot with my kids I gathered some tips for having a great time while travelling on a flight and to ensure a stress free journey.
Now that spring is just around the corner, you can find colors just about everywhere you look! The bright and vibrant colors of always inspire me, so it’s time to get busy making some colorful flower crafts for kids. The flower window box is a simple craft, kids will beam with pride as they present their creation to friends and family.
You will need:
10 lolly craft sticks
Glue gun (an adults help is required)
Finger puppets are adorable and super easy to create. The templates are simple to download, print and cut at home. Once you have the templates, you can literally make as many as you want. If you use them as football players you can create your own match! Finger puppets make great DIY crafts for kids to complete at a children’s birthday party, to pop into goody bags or to give as a gift to a school friend. Use a good quality felt to make your finger puppet which means it’ll stand upright on a toy shelf or windowsill when they’re not being played with – they make a super-cute display!
Create your own kids craft plastic bracelet. Custom made jewelery can cost a pretty penny if you buy it at the store or online. Why not try making some one of a kind pieces at home that cost practically nothing and look just as beautiful as their pricier counterparts! With this tutorial, making your own arm bracelet can be extremely low cost, easy, and fun to do. Plus, it gives the children something creative and hands-on to do. This project involves re-using and recycling plastic bottles to make bracelets, so you won’t waste or need to buy anything. You can make lots of them and even if you mess up it doesn’t matter, just keep going until you make the perfect accessory!
You will need:
Piece of paper
Scissors or knife
As the instructions for the felt bag are very simple, your kids can do it on their own! This easy sewing project produces a fun, functional messenger bag. It’s really cool to see my kids take pride in using something that they helped to make.
You will need:
Glass beads, Fairy Tail Wool, etc. for Decoration
With this easy salt dough recipe you can make tons of really neat crafts like sculptures and ornaments, the sky’s the limit! The best part about salt dough is that it can go right in the oven to dry!
1 1/2 cup flour
1/2 cup corn starch (if no corn starch available, take 2 cups of flour)
1 cup salt
3/4 cup water
1 tablespoon of cooking oil