We love our homemade easy crafts for the kids using bits and bobs from around the house – which you’ll know if you follow our popular Pinterest boards!
This is a great one for boys and girls, kids and toddlers.. get them to draw their designs first before you stick down the bits and if its sunny, its a great excuse to get into the garden this Spring!
Blogger: A little Pinch of Perfect; Inspiring Creativity and Learning
Craft: Drink Bottle Space Rockets!
Set up some crafts for your kids and join in making your own little project! Watching Mum engage will encourage them with their own learning game or craft!
This is absolutely fantastic! We at the BeHappyMum Team are desperate to start making this too… is a potential time and stress saver if you ask us!
Mummy Blog: Baby and Me, Mum of 1 with some great ideas homemade recipe & craft ideas like sensory activities
Craft: Mum & Dad’s DIY Menu Board
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Now who remembers this?! We certainly do and what fond memories we have! Absolutely free, gets you and the kids some fresh air and helps them learn about nature at the same time! Bark Rubbing!
Activity? Bark Rubbing, Nature collecting & spotting!
Where? Outside! Your local park woods, or nature trail!
What? Make the kids a little challenge – Why not make score sheets and see who can name the most outdoors? Or give them a bag each to collect different colour leaves then make a collage on top of the bark rubbing?! Make reward charts for the things your children have learnt that day!
Inspired by? Mummy Blogger Little Green Fingers! A fantastic site ‘getting children hooked on gardening’!
Ah Food. Where would happiness be without food? Where would parents be without less arguments about dinner time?
Running around after the kids or having a new baby can make it hard to eat enough or healthily or enjoyably! Snacks can be dangerous if you eat the wrong fatty foods, easily done especially as most us are sleep deprived! And it goes without saying how important and sometimes difficult it is to get kids to eat healthy snacks!
Here’s an AMAZINGLY DELICIOUS recipe Mum, Dad and kids will love, healthy ingredients & so easy to make doesn’t even need baking. Perfect if you’re all short on time but need to keep them busy!
Website: Paleo Grubs
Recipe: Gluten Free Energy Bars
Facts: Only 5 ingredients, super easy, no bake and YUMMY!
Ok now, why weren’t these around when we were children?! These will be a sure winner with the Kids (and adults?!)
The straws make the worm pattern for you and lets face it this has got to be one of the easy yet most child pleasing activities going!
What? Jelly Worms!
Where? We found this awesome idea on Pinterest from woohome.com showing some great little life hack and hometips!
And lastly, here’s some great overall tips for this week if your stuck for the rest of the week – like early morning Cinema deals for kids and workshops at your local B&Q, recipes and tips to do at home!
Topic: Kids half term strapped for cash
We hope you liked our mix of a few different ideas here to get your creative juices flowing for the rest of the week!
Remember to make some ‘Me Time’ at the some point in every day, whether its a cup of tea that’s still hot, a shower in peace or an enjoyable glass of wine! We hope you feel inspired by our homemade kids crafts!
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