I forget all too often to take time out and recharge the batteries. Between my commercial graphic and website design work and then crafting and blogging in the evenings and weekends it sometimes feels like I am always in front of a screen of some sort. So last week Molly, DaddyMoo and I took ourselves off to a quaint little self-catering nest on Valentia Island, no wifi for miles, just fresh air, sand, walks and chats - a screen free retreat - and I feel great
These cool projects and easy ideas are perfect for kids to have fun with at home and school, using simple ingredients from around your house. From cloud jars and giant reusable bubbles to glowing flowers and elephant toothpaste your kids will be discovering the world around them, and more importantly, smiling from ear to ear while they discover and explore with these cool home science experiments!
Disposable Cup Crafts For Kids I have no idea why it took me so long to discover foam cup crafts until now! it’s the simplest and cheapest of materials to play with – and such easy handling for the smallest of hands. I’ve just created two cup animal sets – a Safari Set of three [&hellip
Molly loves to journal, secret journal that is, top secret stuff that only her very best friend is allowed to read! It’s very sweet and frightening at the same time as my baby is growing up ‘way’ too fast. Slow down baby girl, slow down. To break up a little summer holiday boredom when the [&hellip
Cute necklace pouch for kids on the go! - I love that with duck tape projects are completed in a matter of minutes with little clean-up to speak of. No painting. No sewing. No mess! This pretty necklace pouch is so so simple to make, and all you need to make is a piece of scrap fabric, duck tape and a length of ribbon
This is the first Duck Tape craft I've published on MollyMoo - makes for very quick and mess free crafting, no need for papier mache, paint or clean-up to speak of! bonus all round. Taking a little break from the sun yesterday to 'make something together' Molly and I fashioned together a pretend-play Shoebox School for Molly's lego friends, the first of a few back to school crafts I had in my head. Her rule was "if it doesn't fit in the door, it couldn't come to school" - so the poor Playmobile characters had to stay at home! the playroom is such a harsh environment!!
"If I wrote a book about you" is hands-down the cutest picture book that has come across my desk in recent months. The book preciously conveys a mother’s love for her child - I wish I had written it for Molly!
Set of three cute free printable summer themed sewing cards to keep kids entertained and engaged when out for dinner or on road trips during summer months. This is an excellent activity for developing fine motor skills and improving hand-eye coordination and concentration
I dare you to find any child that wouldn't love to be handed a pair of white shoes and be given the space to decorate them themselves!! This DIY shoe decorating craft is SO cool for kids - using fabric paint in spray bottles they can creates a fab edgy graffiti look