Kids: Lego Marble Run

build a lego marble run

Another fun school holiday craft at our house was this Lego Marble Run! It is like a maze for a marble to roll through. To move the marble, you hold the tray and gently tilt it back and forth so that the marble rolls. It can be quite tricky to get it in the right […]

Kids Games Craft: Catapults

Craft Stick Catapult

The coolest craft we created at Kids Games last week was a catapult from paddle pop sticks. When I was planning the craft activities, I spent some time looking at all the craft supplies that had been gathered over the years in the cupboard allocated to Kids Games. There were at least 3000 paddle-pop sticks […]

Kids Games Craft: Joseph’s Coat

gingerbread joseph 4

It is school holidays here and I’m helping out with Kids Games, a holiday program at our church. I’m in charge of organising craft for the kids to make each day – FUN!! Across the five days the kids are talking about the story of Joseph from the Bible. If you’re not a big Bible […]

Four for Friday – Kid Stuff

four for friday kids

We’re about to start school holidays here in Australia and I know there are Summer holidays in the U.S. so it seemed that “Kid Stuff” was the perfect theme for today’s Four for Friday. Click on the pictures or the titles to see the original posts with all the details, or find more ideas for […]

Rainbow Quadfish Loom Bracelet

rainbow quadfish

Little Miss made this loom bracelet a few weeks ago and I have to admit I’ve been secretly wondering whether I could add it to my jewellery stash! Shhh! I just love the rainbows with the white – so crisp and clean and bright. She tells me this is trickier than a normal fishtail bracelet […]

Loom Pencil Grip

Make a Pencil Grip with Rainbow Loom bands

Little Miss has been doing some more looming recently and I just loved this pencil grip! She tells me it is a type of fishtail pattern and was a little tricky but fun to make. Her big tip was to have your pencil ready up front because when you finish this pattern, you need to […]

Kids Craft: Egg Carton Bugs

ladybird egg carton craft

We went to a special birthday party on the weekend. Not 1, not 2, but 3 kids celebrated together with a Garden Party and I was blown away by Mummy T’s creative party skills! Now I know she would say that she is not at all ‘crafty’ but I have to disagree. The creative ideas […]

Lego Zip Line

lego zip line

Need a quick activity for a rainy afternoon? This is it. Make a Lego Zip Line with a piece of string and some simple Lego pieces. The zip line is a piece of string that runs in our case from the back of a chair to the back of the couch nearby. The key is […]