Mermaids` Makings

Monthly Archives: November, 2011

We Played A Gingerbread Man Game!

Found here through Pinterest. Cut out a gingerbread man shape. Write some numbers from 1 to 6 as many times as you want. Now throw the dice and mark off … Continue reading

November 29, 2011 · 2 Comments

Three ways to reuse old Christmas cards

So we had a pile of last year`s Christmas cards. From my daughter`s classmate`s cards I made a bunting to decorate the living room. Now we have two buntings- another … Continue reading

November 29, 2011 · 4 Comments

Lightbulb Baubles

My daughter painted these cute baubles, I added some ribbon and glued some confetti on top. We packed them along with two egg carton bells in an oatmeal cereal box. … Continue reading

November 28, 2011 · 8 Comments

Christmas Lights

We had a lovely party in town today watching the Christmas Lights being switched on, accompanied by the 1812 Overture, and fireworks of course. And then our snowmen (inspired by … Continue reading

November 27, 2011 · 7 Comments

Lollipop Stick Christmas Trees

November 27, 2011 · Leave a comment

Peg Tin Soldiers

We made some peg soldiers, just as we did last year. Click over to lilla a to see how to make them.

November 27, 2011 · Leave a comment

Handprint Reindeer

We used my daughter`s handprints for the head and mine for the body. Inspiration from here.

November 27, 2011 · 3 Comments

Confetti Shaker XMAS Tree Decorations

Have you already seen these beautiful confetti shakers  ? Finally I  managed to make some myself as well. Finally- because it`s not easy to match the lids.. and Tesco is … Continue reading

November 26, 2011 · 3 Comments

Gingerbreadman Christmas Cards

We made some Gingerbreadman Christmas cards. For the sponge print cards we used the same template as last year. But this year we added a Christmas Tree as well. For … Continue reading

November 25, 2011 · Leave a comment

Paper Plate Food Diary

This is another piece of my daughter`s homework. She had to write a food diary for a week. We chose to use paper plates to make a book. How neat … Continue reading

November 24, 2011 · 1 Comment

Doggies, Doggies Everywhere!

We tried to draw different sizes  and breeds of dog ( with the help of Usborne`s  “365 Things to Draw and Paint”  ). I think lil mermaid`s picture turned out … Continue reading

November 23, 2011 · 4 Comments

Egg Carton Christmas Bells

These are my favourite home made Christmas Tree decorations. They are fun to make and look very pretty. I just cut out some egg cartons, decorated them with acrylic paint, … Continue reading

November 22, 2011 · 5 Comments

Ribbon Christmas Tree

A cute decoration from  ribbon and  popm poms! ***

November 22, 2011 · 2 Comments

“Scarecrows Party”

No this is not a story about Old McDonald who had a farm. It`s a story “Scarecrows Party”. This is another piece of my daughter`s homework- to make puppets to … Continue reading

November 21, 2011 · 6 Comments

Twins- Ajakirjast kuused ja siilid

Little Mermaid likes everything we do to have a companion, so this is how Minnie the Hedgehog got a little friend, Lilly (made from an old German/Estonian dictionary).Our Christmas Trees … Continue reading

November 20, 2011 · 1 Comment

Egg Carton Christmas Trees

*** Linked to: “Thrifty Thursday“

November 20, 2011 · 17 Comments

Christmas Tree`s Christmas Trees

Christie at  Childhood 101  inspired me to make some button Christmas Trees. I made three small ones and my daughter one looooong one. As I had  pipecleaners in my hand … Continue reading

November 18, 2011 · 3 Comments

Marble Run

I was browsing my old posts a few days  ago and found the post about marble run. As we didn`t make it last year I thought we would give it … Continue reading

November 18, 2011 · 1 Comment

Meet Mr. Wolf

My daughters topic at school is fairy tales and they were taught how to make a hand puppet. So today she taught me  how to make one. She made paper … Continue reading

November 17, 2011 · Leave a comment

Christmas Present Factory..

.. is now OPEN too! Last week we opened our Christmas Card Factory.

November 17, 2011 · 1 Comment

Dancing Santa

Inspiration from here (through Pinterest) *** Linked to: “Sharing Saturday“, “It`s Playtime”,

November 16, 2011 · 6 Comments

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