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Super Simple Kid-Made Christmas Ornaments

Super Simple Kid-Made Christmas Ornaments

Use the first initials of family members to create these DIY kid-made Christmas ornaments with beads and jewellery wire. They'll ensure that everybody is repped on the tree this festive season. This is one of those projects that requires minimum materials but leads to...

READ + CREATE: Monster Craft

READ + CREATE: Monster Craft

It's that time of the year when monsters get their chance to shine. We're all for friendly and funny monsters around here. This monster craft involves lots of fine motor fun, descriptive language and mixing and matching. READ: I Want To Be In a Scary Story by Sean...

Kid-Made Christmas Ornaments

Kid-Made Christmas Ornaments

 I recently posted some kid-made necklaces created from glue and paint over on The Craft Train. They have been a big hit here with my 5-year-old. (Spoiler: If you're her mate, you're getting one for Christmas. She has a necklace-making factory in operation.) As we've...

Gift Ideas for Creative Kids

Gift Ideas for Creative Kids

Looking for some gift ideas for creative kids? I've got you covered. But, hold up. I believe that all kids are creative. So really this article should carry the title of "Gift Ideas for Kids." A mere trifle. When I'm on the hunt for good gift ideas for kids, I'm...

Spin Art Christmas Cards for Kids

Spin Art Christmas Cards for Kids

There is nothing quite like receiving a lovingly handmade kiddy Christmas card. These spin art Christmas cards for kids use a process that is high on the fun-o-meter. Spin art is also a quick way for generating heaps of colourful art for the Christmas card list. What...

Handsewn Bags for Children’s Christmas Book Advent

Handsewn Bags for Children’s Christmas Book Advent

Every festive season we count down to December 25th with a Christmas Book Advent. Once upon a time, I used to wrap each book in colourful paper and embellish with pom poms and all kinds of decorative paraphenalia. These days, I ain't got time for that. Nor do I wish...

FREE PRINTABLE Kids’ Birthday Interview

FREE PRINTABLE Kids’ Birthday Interview

We're madly wrapping presents and planning cakes in preparation for my eldest's 5th birthday. (She requested a love heart cake. Then a cat-shaped cake. Now we're back at the love heart request.) Birthdays always make me sentimental and nostalgic. Do you have any...

Prawn on the Barbie Summer Craft

Prawn on the Barbie Summer Craft

This post contains affiliate links. Thanks ever so much for your support! When I think of summer in Australia, I feel the searing heat of the sun on my skin. Salty lips. Beach hair. Lazy days. Backyard BBQs. Prawns. Yes, prawns. Because I can't think of a BBQ without...

Craftmas: The Ultimate Christmas Crafts Collab

Craftmas: The Ultimate Christmas Crafts Collab

All right stop, collaborate and listen. I'm fairly certain that Vanilla Ice was not referring to this kind of collaboration when he sang "Ice, Ice Baby." But I can't help humming it when I think about the Craftmas collaboration. 15 creative ladies from across the...

Hi! I’m Shannon

I’m a mama and a teacher celebrating our perfectly imperfect attempts at living a creative life.
AKA trying to remain sane whilst raising 3 kids under 5 and holding unrealistic life expectations thanks to Pinterest.

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