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Tie-dye t-shirts

Today we have made some tie-dye t-shirts! We used some more of the plain white t-shirts I had bought for the previous t-shirt activity for this. We used two different methods to do our tie-dye designed t-shirts. I bought some small packets of clothes dyes – pink and blue. Method 1 We mixed the pink […]

Homemade Playdough

So as promised in my earlier post, here is a great, simple recipe for making your own play dough. It only needs a few ingredients – which you will likely have in your pantry cupboards anyway and is a cheap alternative to the bought stuff. It is a bit stickier than the real Playdoh, and it […]

Painting using Bubble Wrap and a Potato Masher!

Everyone loves painting, don’t they? Have you and your little ones been adventurous and used something “different” to paint with? Here we have been having a go at painting using bubble wrap and a potato masher! Who knew how cool it would be?! Life with a young family can be by hectic.There is never enough time […]

cheesy biscuits

We have a really quick and easy cooking activity today. My little boy is obsessed with cheese, and I mean completely obsessed with cheese – he would live just on cheese if he could!- so I decided to make these with him. I found a brilliant, and really simple recipe whilst searching for inspiration on […]

Clay foot or hand prints

I have done clay handprints¬†with both kids using pre-bought sets. But it is just as easy to buy some air-drying clay and doing it yourself. This is a really simple and fun activity that leaves you with a lasting memento for them when they are older. I am putting together a memory box for both […]

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