Painting on snow
We are trying to make the most of the snow indoors and outdoors as it’s unlikely to have it for long. Here’s an indoor idea with snow. Bring some snow in a plastic box and dilute some paints with water (or use food colouring). Painting works better on snow balls. Don’t forget to put a […]
Fabric scraps collage houses
If you like me keep fabric scraps here’s an idea. Get some cardboard and glue and some markers. They can do anything rainbows, cars, butterflies. We went for houses this time.
Drawings in the snow
Use the snow as canvas and give the kids some sticks to draw or write on it.
Play idea – at the beach
This was entirely Sophie’s ideea. She misses her granny and wanted to pretend she is at hers and they go to the beach. Giving the lockdown and middle of winter we went full on as this is the closest she gets. Take out all your beach gear and have fun. Don’t forget your sun cream!
Playdoh Christmas cookies
Kids are getting excited about Christmas so here is an easy activity. Take your cookie cutters out of the baking drawer, some sprinkles and/or a mix of buttons and start baking.
Carved pumpkin idea
Fairy House Pumpkin. Some flowers and leaves, toadstools and loads of glitter.
Happy Halloween sign
Nothing special about this one either. Done with the help of my 5 year old with paints and acrylic pens on a wood plaque and finished off with glossy spray for water resistance.
Wood planks Halloween Decorations
Transform some wood planks by painting ghosts or Frankenstain faces on them or wrap white fabric and and add some eyes to make zombies.
Leaves mustaches & beards
Here’s a funny one, great for Movember month. Mustaches and beards made of leaves and the unavoidable leaves fight continued in the house at the first hour in the morning, still in pijamas.
Teach your little ones about friction and different surfaces with a toy car, an improvised ramp and different covers for the ramp. We choose a selection of fabrics and learnt their names. Ask the child to order them by which surface will let the car to go faster then time the car sliding down on […]