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Welsh Love Spoons- Llwyau Caru o Gymru

We are going to celebrate St. David`s Day soon and it is about to time to think of Popeth Cymraeg (Everything Welsh).  Wales has so many lovely traditions, legends and … Continue reading

February 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Chairs for Octonauts

Our Octonauts needed some chairs, so I made a few out of egg boxes. As the boxes were nice and pink there was no need to paint them. Simple, quick … Continue reading

February 10, 2014 · 2 Comments

Science Lab

I love seeing all these creations my lil on makes with recyclable materials. Yes I have been collecting them on purpose to use them in our play. I knocked this … Continue reading

December 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Wrapping Paper Christmas Wreath

I absolutely love this Christmas wreath. It is so beautiful and so easy to make. And you can use up all the wrapping paper from your Christmas presents. So this … Continue reading

December 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Christmas Baubles Collage

… so some old wrapping paper… my daughter cut out some little pieces and used them to make a collage..

December 2, 2013 · Leave a comment


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

Let`s Make Music 2

Here are some instruments we have made recently. I got the harmonica   idea from here. Kimberly at bogaboo, mini, mr & me has got a lovely series of  “Everyone … Continue reading

February 27, 2012 · 1 Comment

Puzzle Fish

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

January 10, 2012 · 10 Comments

3-d Christmas Picture

My little one had to make a 3- d Christmas Picture for her homework and this is what she did! She used cabbage to print the background. I helped her … Continue reading

December 4, 2011 · 1 Comment

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

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

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

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

Parkimismaja- Car Park

This is our third car park. The first one got damaged when we moved and the second one–  well,somebody stepped on it accidentally :D.. so we had to build a … Continue reading

October 30, 2011 · Leave a comment

Siil- Hedgehog

We had a friend over today and whilst we were having a nice cup of blackcurrant tea, a postman  came and dropped a telephone catalogue through the letterbox. We don`t … Continue reading

October 30, 2011 · 3 Comments

Box Street

This is Lil Mermaid`s school project. Everybody had to make a 3- d project about their hometown. So she made our street, complete with church and cornershop.

October 25, 2011 · 2 Comments

Robot Time

We made these for an exhibition really – the deadline is tomorrow, but there’s nothing like doing things at the last minute! We made them very simply really – I … Continue reading

October 22, 2011 · 4 Comments

Our Not So Scary Mummies.

Here are our Not So Scary Mummies (Inspiration from here). We made some pom pom hair to make them a little cuter.  I cut some slits on the top and … Continue reading

October 8, 2011 · 2 Comments

The Story of a Little Yellow Eggbox

Once there was a Little Yellow Eggbox. She was put into a recycling box where she met lots of interesting Things. There were lots of other eggboxes, a couple of … Continue reading

October 7, 2011 · 4 Comments

Marble Painting Cobwebs and Bottle Lid Spiders

Marble painting is always so much fun, isn`t it! Even if you use only one colour paint. So this is how we made the cobwebs. We took some black card … Continue reading

September 29, 2011 · 3 Comments



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