Mermaids` Makings

Category Archives: autumn

Hedgehogs- Siilid- Draenogiaid

We went to an  Apple Festival  a couple of weeks ago and a lovely lady showed the children how to make a simple hedgehog using card and a yarn pom … Continue reading

November 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Leaf Pictures

Here are a couple of leaf pictures I made with my daughter. We dried the leaves first and then, after arranging them on some white card, we glued them down. You … Continue reading

November 17, 2012 · Leave a comment

Leaf Print

Lil Mermaid made some leaf prints today. She then cut them out and stuck one for the   squirrels tail and some more for the hedgehog`s coat.

October 8, 2012 · Leave a comment

Masking Tape Birch Trees

Lil Mermaid had some friends over and they had fun painting some birch trees. Well they didn`t really have to paint them, because they used masking tape. All they did was rip some different … Continue reading

October 3, 2012 · Leave a comment

Pat And Bill- The Scarecrows

My daughter has a new homework system this year- the children are given about fifteen activities from which they have to choose at least six to complete this half term. … Continue reading

November 13, 2011 · 7 Comments

Sponge Printed Pumpkins

I saw Mr Maker making some colourful snowflake patterns on his programme a few days ago and that gave me an idea. I thought I would try it except decorating … Continue reading

October 21, 2011 · 1 Comment


October 19, 2011 · Leave a comment

Last Minute Vase Decoration

About five minutes before the guests arrived I found out that I didn’t have a vase for the asters  I brought from the garden. So I took an empty jar.. … Continue reading

October 19, 2011 · Leave a comment

Autumn Fairyland

I went for a walk a couple of days ago to capture autumn.. And collected some leaves, acorns, twigs, rowan fruit.. To make an Autumn Fairyland. It`s cute, isn`t it! … Continue reading

October 15, 2011 · 2 Comments

Our Mood Pumpkins

As the mice have taken up residence in our pumpkin, I had to find another way of making our Jack o’ Lanterns. So here we are. These are our “Mood … Continue reading

October 11, 2011 · 1 Comment

Mice and Pumpkins

     My little one drew these pumpkins with four pens tied together with cellotape. For the pumpkins she tied together orange, brown, yellow and beige pens… for the background she … Continue reading

October 10, 2011 · 2 Comments

Halloween Bingo

For a couple of years now we have been playing  Halloween Bingo from Crayola website around Halloween time. It is really fun. I printed out the sheets and from one … Continue reading

October 1, 2011 · Leave a comment

Mod Podge Leaf Crowns

We had a special guest (little mermaid`s favourite uncle)  today. And special people need a special welcome, don`t they? So we made some leaf crowns. I covered the leaves in … Continue reading

October 1, 2011 · 2 Comments

A Photoshoot- Meet Our Conker Creatures!

So here we have Ellen- the Horsie, Jack- the Farmer, Rose-  the Farmer`s Wife and John- the Animal! We used lollipop sticks and a piece of cardboard for stands. *** … Continue reading

September 25, 2011 · 3 Comments

Halloween Witches

These cute witches have been quite popular on Pinterest lately. We made some for our Halloween bunting.

September 23, 2011 · Leave a comment

Apple anyone?

Walked through the woodland today and picked some apples. They were.. ummm.. a bit old but.. maybe still edible? I found this through the “Printerest” and couldn’t resist doing something … Continue reading

September 22, 2011 · 8 Comments

Leaf Printing

One of my favourite activities in autumn is leaf printing. Aren`t they just beautiful!!!! *** Linked to: “It`s Playtime!” “Craft Schooling Sunday!      

September 21, 2011 · 8 Comments

A Cute Little Wormie

Worms are so cute when you are doing craft but not at all cute when you find them in a real apple, are they? *** Linked to: “Kids Get Crafty” … Continue reading

September 20, 2011 · 3 Comments

Party under the Apple Tree

We made some apple trees today. For the apples we used crunched up tissue paper and for the little baskets- egg cartons. The tree trunks are made from paper towel … Continue reading

September 19, 2011 · Leave a comment

An Apple Picking Game

This is our Apple Picking Game inspired by this post. You all have visited Frugal Family Fun Blog already, haven`t you! If not then it`s about time to do so … Continue reading

September 17, 2011 · Leave a comment

Savoy Cabbage Leaf Print

We made some prints on white paper and when they were dry we cut them out. In summer we had made some backgrounds using sponges to print and now it was … Continue reading

November 8, 2010 · 9 Comments



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