5 easy cardboard crafts

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You know that old saying, “It’s what’s on the inside that counts”? This wisdom clearly does not apply to children and cardboard boxes. We’ve all witnessed kids being far more enthralled by a toy’s packaging rather than the treasures held within. So in the spirit of making lemons into lemonade, or making cardboard boxes into… […]

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6 simple sensational slime recipes.

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Goopy, squelchy slime. Not only does it feel nice (for some of us anyway), it will keep kids amused for hours. Plus, they’ll learn a bit about science – it’s a win win! Here are 6 super slimy recipes that make the perfect sensory play activity. Via Giphy. SIMPLY SLIMY This is a basic recipe […]

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FREE 4th of July Printables!

Our fun 4th of July printables will keep the kids amused while you’re busy at the barbecue. Happy 4th of July!  

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Four-step DIY floral nursery mobile

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Styling your baby’s nursery doesn’t need to cost you a fortune (or require a degree in Interior Decorating). We’ve got a simple, stunning tutorial that will show you how to create a floral mobile in just four easy steps. Choose your colour scheme, add your own personal touches and make it as big or as […]

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Create your own enchanted fairy garden

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There isn’t a kid on earth who doesn’t love getting swept up in the world of magic. Invite the fairies into your garden with this easy DIY project (great for grandparents!) and nurture a love of the outdoors in the process. What you’ll need: Pot or planter – decide on your location and then figure […]

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16 essentials for setting up an art & craft space

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I’ve never been very arty farty (my brother hogged all those genes) so I was always a bit hesitant to dip my toe into that pool with my toddler. However, lately she’s been coming home from daycare with great stories about finger painting, sensory play and messy outdoor activities in the art & craft space. […]

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Create an awesome kids craft area (even with limited space)

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Once the crafting bug hits, you can be at risk of it taking over your entire home! Try to contain the fun to one area of your home with these handy tips for the perfect kids craft area. You don’t need a lot of space – a corner will do! Your kids will be entertained […]

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No scrubs? Time to whip up a DIY sugar scrub!

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Scrub away those winter blues (and save yourself a few bucks in the process) with these ridiculously easy recipes for homemade sugar scrubs. Pop them in an airtight container or sterilised jar and keep in the fridge for up to 3 months. Use in the shower and scrub from head to toe before washing it […]

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10 nail art trends to try this summer

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Nothing beats having a stylish set of nails to look at. It’s an instant mood-lifter, and the best part is… you can try something different every day!

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Our favourite nursery trends for 2016

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If there’s one place in the house you can afford to cut loose with a bit of creativity, it’s the nursery. Because let’s face it, your new housemate can’t really complain!

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