Christmas Crafts With Baker Ross

We have been getting crafty with Baker Ross again and this time it has been a very christmassy themed box. I don’t tend to get into the christmas spirit until after Maisy’s birthday (9th December) but getting these crafts out have been so much fun and gotten me really looking forward to the big day. Here’s what we’ve been making. Snowman mosaic coasters These are great for children of all ages – even Lottie had ago at making one, it’s really good for developing their fine motor skills, along with shape and colour recognition. Penguin gift bag kits Really fun to…

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Autumn crafts with Baker Ross

I am really starting to love our new routine now we are getting into the swing of it, Maisy is at school all day everyday and while I miss her a ton the quality time I get with her sister’s is really lovely. Two days a week I have Bella off from nursery all day so when Lottie goes for her nap me and Bella usually end up doing some crafts or baking, she loves anything messy. Baker Ross sent us out a great selection of autumnal craft activities recently so we took this afternoon as opportunity to give one a…

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4 Simple Christmas Crafts For Toddlers

We’ve been getting in the christmas spirit with some seasonal crafty recently, I am sharing with 4 simple christmas crafts which are great for toddlers and preschoolers to get stuck in with. They’re super simple and made with materials I am sure you will already have hidden in the craft box.   First up are these lollipop stick decorations; I’ve simply glued 4 colourful lollipop sticks together in the shape of a star using silicone glue as alot stronger. Allow to dry and then the kids can decorate with anything you have in the house – glitter, beads even stickers. We’ve used a mixture of…

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Stampin’ Up How to and Comp!

Today I’m bringing you guys a guest post & a competition from Stamping up UK. These step by step instructions are great for making a christmas keepsake box great to keep all your favourite christmas memories in! They have also given one reader a chance to win one of their Hip Hip Hooray card kits! Stampin’ Up!® UK How to create your own Christmas keepsake Materials List: Stamp Set: Sentiment from Wondrous Wreath (135047) Cardstock: Cherry Cobbler 12 x 12 sheet (124272) , Old Olive 12 x 12 sheet (124284), Whisper White 12 x 12 sheet (124302) DSP: 2 sheets from the “Trim the Tree DSP”…

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Christmas santa salt dough handprints

I wanted to have a go at some home made christmas decorations. I’m not the most crafty of people so I wanted something pretty simple that looks good and the children could join in. So we went for some santa salt dough handprints with a christmassy feel! First up I made the salt dough using:  1 cup of plain flour  1 cup of salt  half a cup of water  I just threw the ingredients into a bowl and gave them a good stir, once it started to come together I turned the mixture out onto a work surface and kneaded until it was a smooth kind…

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