Mermaids` Makings

Monthly Archives: May, 2012

A New Sofa and Some New Clothes

Our dollies have  a new sofa. I  made it out of an Xmas card box and some fabric. The fabric is glued on the sofa.. I just sewed the edges. … Continue reading

May 30, 2012 · 6 Comments

Sports Birthday Party- Trophy Party Bags

We had a lovely Sports Party last weekend and this is what we gave out for our party bags. These are  made out of two small paper cups! We sellotaped … Continue reading

May 29, 2012 · Leave a comment

Loo Roll Creatures

I haven`t been to London  for a while. They say that there are so many interesting people there. Look who Lil Mermaid met. I should go with her next time:) … Continue reading

May 23, 2012 · 4 Comments

Sports Birthday Party- Thank You Cards

These are our thank you cards- two in one.. cards and fridge magnets. The number “1” means that everybody is the winner :) And this is what we did. My … Continue reading

May 20, 2012 · Leave a comment

The Octonauts Go To London

Well, the Octonauts went to London today and took Lil Mermaid with them. She of course, sat next to her favourite character Pirate Kwazii!!!  The bus is made out of … Continue reading

May 20, 2012 · 7 Comments

Octonauts Magazine

There are tons  of childrens` magazines  available in the UK,  but our favourite  is  surprise- surprise the OCTONAUTS! In the last issue we found a game. We cut out the … Continue reading

May 19, 2012 · 1 Comment

Fancy A Holiday?

We watched “Mister Maker” today again after a while. We used to watch it often but not so much lately for some reason. And today he made a cute island … Continue reading

May 13, 2012 · 1 Comment

Birdie Birthday Cards

We made a couple of birthday cards today. Quite simple from the outside.. .. and so cool inside!!!

May 13, 2012 · 1 Comment

Терем-теремок and Buckwheat Porridge

Growing up in Soviet Estonia, Russian cartoons were part of my childhood. And we loved them! They were very friendly and nice. Well at this time cartoons were just a … Continue reading

May 13, 2012 · 1 Comment

Cultural Exchange- USA, Oklahoma

This interesting package  came from  Oklahoma, USA. We have been playing the “Crazy Eight” game every evening now  :) I did not know this card game before. We also got … Continue reading

May 11, 2012 · 1 Comment

Cultural Exchange- Australia

This lovely package came all the way from Australia! The biggest hit was a teeny tiny koala. My daughter took it away as soon as she saw it and carried … Continue reading

May 9, 2012 · 10 Comments

самовар and баранки

We are continuing our jorney in Russia with “Around The World In 12 Dishes“. If you think of Russia you can`t go without a Samovar ( A Tea Kettle) and … Continue reading

May 8, 2012 · 1 Comment

Сырники and Bинегрет

My mum used to make cырники (Syrniki) quite often and they were our absolute favourite! Eating them in my childhood years ago I  couldn`t even imagine that one day I … Continue reading

May 6, 2012 · 4 Comments


We explored the Russian alphabet today, comparing letters and words with English and Estonian. It was a lot of fun finding letters which look the same as in English but … Continue reading

May 5, 2012 · 3 Comments


We played checkers today. And of course we made our own board out of cardboard and little yoghurt pot lids. We glued some punched out  snowflakes on top of the … Continue reading

May 5, 2012 · 3 Comments

Sports Party- Bunting

For this bunting I used Lil Mermaid`s drawings (she drew two images and after making some copies we both coloured them in). The Olympic rings are printed using plastic bottles … Continue reading

May 3, 2012 · Leave a comment

Sports Party- Salt Dough Medals

I read this post at The Imagination Tree just in time for our sports party :) Lil Mermaid thought that the perfect colour for medals was pink and the letter … Continue reading

May 1, 2012 · 1 Comment



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