Mermaids` Makings

Monthly Archives: June, 2011

We Built A Sandcastle!

We started by painting the background using a little piece of cardboard. Then we made some sponge prints on a piece of white card, sprinkled over with some real sand. … Continue reading

June 30, 2011 · 1 Comment

Pirate Treasure Chest

After seeing these treasure chests I knew that we would be doing them as well! They just look so cool! And I love the idea of using glitter for treasure. … Continue reading

June 30, 2011 · 1 Comment

Railway Play

This started off as a simple game of trains, but then we started building, until the railway became the means to deliver all the materials needed to build……some bridges and … Continue reading

June 26, 2011 · 1 Comment

Some More Caterpillars

I made these caterpillars from old tights, cutting them up to make the filling, and then making knots in them. Easy and cute :)

June 23, 2011 · 3 Comments

Funny People Book

It was our favourite activity when I was a child. When we got older we used the same technique but instead of drawing we wrote funny sentences instead. We should … Continue reading

June 23, 2011 · 1 Comment

Busy Caterpillars

Reading about Eric Carle`s birthday over at “An Amazing Child” was a good reminder that it was time to take out one of our favorite books again. This was when … Continue reading

June 21, 2011 · 5 Comments

Little Cookbooks

When we started making our dollshouse in January last year, it was meant for bigger dolls. But for now these bigger dolls have moved out and the new residents are … Continue reading

June 20, 2011 · 8 Comments

Ahoy Mateys!

We had a lovely weekend with our favourite Uncle.   As he is always so much fun to be with we thought we would include him in our pirate play. … Continue reading

June 20, 2011 · 3 Comments

Yo Ho Ho and a bottle of orange juice!

Just a little note- we changed the name of the blog to make it easier for non Estonian speaking readers :) So the new name is “Mermaids`Makings” and my lovely … Continue reading

June 19, 2011 · Leave a comment

Wrapping a present

As you may have gathered already, I don`t like shop bought wrapping papers and gift bags. So when we need to wrap a present, it’s always a bit of a … Continue reading

June 17, 2011 · Leave a comment

Today We Played School

We had.. an easel… Textbooks and pencils A desk Some students in their school uniform And a classroom *** We used the same box from when we made a fairy … Continue reading

June 17, 2011 · 2 Comments

Posh Fingernails

Well I have never ever in my life had fake finger nails. I have seen quite artistic and nice and loooooong finger nails and I have always thought that they … Continue reading

June 17, 2011 · 1 Comment

Under The Sea

As Annabel is now doing an “Under The Sea” topic at school she wanted to make some pictures at home. Here she drew some waves, cut the sea part out … Continue reading

June 14, 2011 · Leave a comment

Teddy Bears’ Picnic

My little one LOVES her teddies. And these are not just teddies.. each of them has a history. The purple and white ones are from the charity shop.. these teddies … Continue reading

June 14, 2011 · Leave a comment

Daisies For Grandma

Grandma brought some daisies from her garden for Annabel’s birthday, so Annabel wanted to do a picture of them that she could send to grandma. (Pencil, watercolour) *** Linked to … Continue reading

June 14, 2011 · 3 Comments

Sipsik in the City

Today we made some city scenes. Annabel helped me with the first one. We got our inspiration from Mister Maker of course. No surprise there. We are going to use … Continue reading

June 11, 2011 · 3 Comments

Want to see what`s inside these cute boxes?

Well… jewellery of course! Annabel got aqua beads for her birthday so she has been making little things every evening. For the ring we used just a strip of cereal … Continue reading

June 10, 2011 · 5 Comments

Photoshoot

So I gave Annabel my camera today and she took about 50 photos. Here is her selection. Annabel chose the photos and made these mosaics on the computer by herself. … Continue reading

June 9, 2011 · 2 Comments

Lil Astronaut

I was thinking of asking my little one to take some photos for Red Ted`s Art linky today.. but she was too busy. After school she decided to go into SPACE! (Kitchen … Continue reading

June 8, 2011 · 4 Comments

A Little Present For Teacher

Annbel decorated this little box for her teachers. Box tutorial.

June 6, 2011 · Leave a comment

Teddy Bear Birthday Picnic

We had a lovely party! The weather was lovely, the food was good and everybody was happy :) We started the party by decorating the  little crowns for the teddies. … Continue reading

June 6, 2011 · 1 Comment

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