This Pom Pom Painted Easter Egg activity is a fun way to get in some fine motor practice with the kids, and to explore painting with different materials. You could use the finished pictures to make Easter cards, or turn them into seasonal decorations for the home, or for your Easter Egg hunt. The finished […]
Get ready for the bright Spring days ahead with our Bubble Wrap Baby Chicks craft from our contributor Nicola from CraftyKidsAtHome.com Like In the Playroom, we are big fans of using bubble wrap in our activities over at Crafty Kids at Home. It is definitely our favourite junk material to breath new life into, after […]
With Spring around the corner, here’s an easy and cute Spring craft for kids to make. They can customise it and decorate however they would like to personalise their own Spring chick however they like!
This suitcase of memories craft is a guest post from Sara of Crafter’s Companion Hello All! I’m delighted to have been invited by the lovely Anna to write a guest post for In the Playroom, one of my favourite crafting and lifestyle blogs As you’ll all know Anna is a fantastic crafter and it’s […]
With Dr Seuss’ birthday coming up on March 2nd, and World Book Day coming up on March 3rd this year, it’s the perfect time for some Dr Seuss crafts! My kids love The Cat in the Hat, if yours do too then try this simple Thing 1 and Thing 2 handprint craft inspired by these characters […]
Threading with beads is great fine motor practice for little hands, and with Valentines Day approaching, what better use for your beaded pipe cleaners than to turn them into heart ornaments! Pipe cleaners are great for this type of ornament as they are so flexible and easy to shape, so you could make lots of different […]
Paint samples are such a trendy commodity in the craft world right now! The stores generally have them free and as long as you do not clear the shelves, they are happy to let you take them! Using a few differently colour paint samples, you can easily create this simple flower craft with kids. These […]
If you’re looking for simple and fun Chinese New Year crafts for kids, this Chinese New Year Shaker is made from paper plates and is lots of fun for kids to decorate to celebrate Chinese New Year. This year Chinese New Year starts on February 8th, and will be the Year of the Monkey.
This crazy easy octopus craft uses a toilet paper roll and can be changed up and themed for all kinds of holidays and seasons of the year. With this red and pink theme it’s perfect for Valentines. You can pair it with a cute saying like “lots of legs… I mean lots of love!”
A home made Valentines card is always more heart felt and personal than a store bought card, and they can be lots of fun to make too – an excuse to let your creative side out! The kids and I made some Valentines crafts to give to their loved one and one of our favourites was this […]