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Tag Archives: “It`s Playtime”

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

Cultural Exchange- Malaysia

This lovely package came from Malaysia. I absolutely LOVE  getting these Cultural Exchange pacakges. It is so different from what you get online. From the net you get mainly touristy … Continue reading

April 19, 2012 · 9 Comments

Earth Day Art

I love this Handprints Around The World Picture! So this is our go! To print  the Earth we cut out a round shape from bubble wrap. And then the fun … Continue reading

April 12, 2012 · 8 Comments

Easter Art & Story by Lil Mermaid

“I got two sleeping chicks because they were tired out of pushing the presents to make a big tower. And there were three awake chicks. And they were pulling presents. … Continue reading

April 6, 2012 · Leave a comment

Mr Shaker and Miss Wobbly

We turned two big plastic eggs into a shaker and wobbly toy. For the shaker I filled the egg with rice. Then I used a knife to make a hole … Continue reading

March 26, 2012 · 3 Comments

Octonauts Easter Eggs

We kicked off this Easter season with some decorated Easter Eggs. Octonauts AGAIN :) No surprise there! The Gup A is made from an egg carton.. perfect for holding the eggs. … Continue reading

March 24, 2012 · 4 Comments

Octonauts Galore!

We finally finished our Octopod. It took ages because we needed the handles of 6 pint milk bottles. I got the handles idea ( I think it`s great. It looks … Continue reading

March 14, 2012 · 3 Comments

Valentine’s Day Cards

We made some beautiful cards today. Lil Mermaid drew some cute  pictures. I coloured them in and cut them out, attaching them onto card using craftfoam to give it a … Continue reading

February 1, 2012 · 5 Comments

Springy Pom Pom Pencil Toppers

Here are some pom pom pencil toppers. It is one of the Mister Maker minute makes. And it really takes only a minute to make it. You just glue the … Continue reading

January 25, 2012 · 2 Comments

Octonaut Land

Welcome to  Octonaut Land. It was so much fun to put together the ocean using fabric, blue egg carton and bubble wrap. The coral reef is made out of kitchen … Continue reading

January 19, 2012 · 3 Comments

Tihased ja Leevikesed- Blue Tits and Bullfinches

These Blue Tits and Bullfinches are made of two rectangles. I just rolled one up and my little on drew legs and a branch. *** Linked to: “It`s Playtime!“, “Kids … Continue reading

January 16, 2012 · 4 Comments

Peg Recipe Holders

We made some Peg Valentines today. I used two different patterned cards but Lil Mermaid preferred the same pattern all the time. These are supposed to be elephants.. but.. :D … Continue reading

January 15, 2012 · 2 Comments

Dolls’ School

First of all our dolls (Lucy and Annie) had an art lesson… Then the bell rang (or to be exact, the snake charmer came…) The girls went outside to play … Continue reading

January 13, 2012 · 2 Comments

Yarn Stars- Lõngast Tähekesed

Two years ago I saw these cuties in Pam`s blog and I made  LOTS of the stars (well they looked like snowflakes to me at first) that Christmas. And this … Continue reading

January 7, 2012 · 3 Comments

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

Dancing Santa

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

November 16, 2011 · 6 Comments

Boating- Purjetamas

You can turn this: into this .. in ONE minute- says Mister Maker. And he is right. This boat is really easy to make and fun to play with. Cut … Continue reading

November 3, 2011 · 3 Comments

Our Not So Scary Halloween Party

This was our first ever Halloween Party. We enjoyed the preparations as well as the party itself. As  Lil Mermaid doesn`t like things that are too scary and I don`t … Continue reading

October 27, 2011 · 9 Comments

Milk Bottle Ghost

Whilst I was making the party bags, my little one surprised me with her own creation – a spooky Milk Bottle Ghost. The sparkly blue paint looks very nice in … Continue reading

October 18, 2011 · 4 Comments

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

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



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