Tagged with kids crafts

Make Do and Mend-able Half Term Kids!

Make Do and Mend-able Half Term Kids!

It’s half-term here in Wiltshire, and right on cue we have rain….! The Smalls and I had a sneaky lie in this morning, leafing through a Make and Do book I picked up in a charity shop for 60p (biggest bargain EVER!), picking out things we might like to make, and making a list of … Continue reading

Advent Activities

Advent Activities

As Christmas of My Make Do and Mend Year approached a couple of years ago, I had a rant about advent calendars, and blogged about my idea for doing an activity each day with the Smalls. I totally LOVE this idea, probably more than the kids do. They have been bought Lego calendars by a … Continue reading

Socktopi…

Socktopi…

Those of you with children, will be well aware that it is half-term this week. And it has started raining. Again. So I thought I would share a quick and easy kid’s craft that we made earlier on this week at our Make It Better Mini-Swish and Socktopus making workshop with Wiltshire Wildlife Trust. It … Continue reading

Bug Catchers

Bug Catchers

The lovely ladies at fair and funky asked me to do a half-term post for their blog with a ‘make do and mend’ themed kiddies craft. I scratched my head for a bit. And consulted the crafting encyclopaedia that is Pinterest… A while ago I pinned this great post, called “34 Recyclables to Upcycle for … Continue reading

Great kids (and grown ups too!) craft…

Great kids (and grown ups too!) craft…

Somebody recently posted me a message on Facebook for ideas for a ‘Make Do and Mend’ style birthday party for a 7 year old. My first thought was, “wow, what a fab idea!” My second thought was, “would this make a good business..?!” And my third thought was “ermmm…..” But having got the rusty cogs … Continue reading