Giveaway ♥ Glob botanical paints

Kate / July 23, 2010

I‘m thrilled to be doing a giveaway for six packets of these gorgeous natural paints. Our competition sponsor, GLOB™, have botanically crafted colors made from fruits, vegetables, flowers and spices for use in crafts and DIY projects. view full post…

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Recipe for homemade glue

Kate / July 19, 2010

I‘d been meaning to try out this recipe for ages and last week we finally got round to it. Paper mache balloons were the order of the day and they turned out really well! Anyway…it’s dead easy, cheap and it…

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Natural dye for homemade playdough

Kate / July 16, 2010

I‘ve discovered lately that its really easy to dye homemade playdough with natural ingredients. We dyed ours using raspberries, rose petals, beetroot, blueberries, turmeric and oak tree bark. Check out the results in the picture below. Pretty good eh? view…

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Paper city

Kate / May 14, 2010

I stumbled across this fantastic blog, Made by Joel, and wanted to share. Joel uses his blog to post toys or crafts he has created for his kids and if you have a look you will find some really inspirational…

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Ice cube painting

Kate / April 13, 2010

We decided to have a go at ice painting the other day and it was a roaring success. My three year old, who loves getting messy, and who is fascinated with ice was in his element. The results also looked…

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Egg carton seed starter

Kate / March 13, 2010

If you are thinking spring, and want your kids ‘green fingers’ to blossom, then check out this article at growing up creative. view full post »


Kate / February 9, 2010

Have a look at this brilliant french website called e-coloriage. This green e-coloring book, started by illustrator/designer Nicole Maubert, is a fun way to help educate our children to safeguard this little blue planet we live on. view full post…

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