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It`s Midsummer`s Eve!

To celebrate Midsummer (Jaanipäev) we made this cute bonfire craft by squeezing a little bit of paint onto the black card and making the  flames using the back of a paintbrush. … Continue reading

June 23, 2012 · 10 Comments

Father`s Day Present

What daddy wouldn`t fancy a glass of beer on a Sunday morning! Specially when it is brewed by lil hands and contains some M&M`s and marshmallows :) I got the … Continue reading

June 17, 2012 · 1 Comment

Fire Engine

Here`s another toy we have made recently. The inspiration is from Mister Maker. It is very easy to make (and so mush fun to play with).. just take two little … Continue reading

June 15, 2012 · 2 Comments


“Little Mermaid has a farm.. ii- ai – ii ai.. ooo… and on this farm she has a piggy.. ii- ai- ii- ai- ooo.. You know this song, don`t you?! … Continue reading

June 2, 2012 · 7 Comments

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


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


To celebrate Earth Day we made these cute Earth pom poms.. and pipe cleaner sculptures And to celebrate my birthday I made two cakes and to celebrate Earth Day and … Continue reading

April 22, 2012 · 6 Comments

Egg Carton Sea Creatures

We turned these.. into these! And when we stacked up the octopuses and squid.. it looks like a Xmas Tree! (I covered them all in Sparkly Mod Podge as you … Continue reading

April 21, 2012 · 6 Comments


A few years ago my mum gave me some tulip bulbs and the pretty  flowers greet us every spring. So today my daughter made a cute watercolour picture of them. … Continue reading

April 12, 2012 · 5 Comments

Sparkly Space

Two pictures with which my daughter surprised me while I was busy in the kitchen. On the top one she just cut out some bits and glued them onto the … Continue reading

April 4, 2012 · 1 Comment

Karius And Baktus

I love hunting in charity shops and car boot sales for interesting childrens’ books. So my latest star buy is: It`s kind of nostalgic because I used to read this … Continue reading

March 31, 2012 · 1 Comment

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

Cookie Cutter Potato Printing

I have seen these cookie cutter potato prints quite often and thought I would give them a go. We used the prints to make some Easter Cards. Tembeldasime kartulitega täna. Noaga … Continue reading

March 6, 2012 · 8 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

Puzzle Fish

*** Linked to: “Kids Get Crafty“, “Monday Madness“,

January 10, 2012 · 10 Comments

Thank You Cards

We made some Thank You cards  today. They`ll go with some Estonian chocolates and  calendars  tomorrow. I folded an A4 coloured card in half and then partially folded it again. … Continue reading

January 10, 2012 · 1 Comment

“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

Christmas Card Factory…

.. is open NOW! Handprint Christmas Trees. Fingerprint Snowmen. Trees- sponge print, background- bubble wrap print. Sponge print and bubble wrap print. Sandpaper Gingerbread Cards We have made 43 cards … Continue reading

November 10, 2011 · 10 Comments

Bonfire Night

It`s Bonfire Night tomorrow. As our little one is afraid of  fireworks we won`t go to see any display. We will have our own little bonfire night at home. We … Continue reading

November 4, 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



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