Denim doorstopper
January 18, 2015 – 3:58 am | No Comment

These are my latest chicken doorstoppers, this time I made them out of denim.  I have a lot of denim skirts and jeans that I don’t wear anymore…sadly some don’t fit me anymore, though …

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Dragon Zentangles
January 21, 2015 – 2:41 am | No Comment

zentangles dragon

Ever since I discovered the art of Zentangles I am completely hooked. I like to doodle, I find it relaxing and frees my mind for other creative ideas.

This is my Dragon Zentangles for Chinese New Year. I have made a template, which you can download by clicking on the Dragon Template link.

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Free printables: Christmas crossword
December 20, 2014 – 3:45 am | No Comment
Free printables: Christmas crossword

A crossword for the holidays with a lot of Christmas words to practise spelling. The clues are simple and should be easy enough for school age children.

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Holidays printables: Christmas Tree doodle
December 2, 2014 – 6:22 am | One Comment
Holidays printables: Christmas Tree doodle

There is a whole set of Christmas doodles here, including this Xmas Tree, snowflakes and Xmas decorations.

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TP rolls Advent calendar
December 1, 2014 – 4:35 am | 2 Comments
TP rolls Advent calendar

This is our advent calendar this year. I have started it a little late, but I managed to put it up yesterday, just in time for the first of the month. I set up …

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Learning the Periodic Table can be fun
November 19, 2014 – 10:36 am | No Comment
Learning the Periodic Table can be fun

This week’s science topic was The Periodic Table so I had a look around for fun ways to familiarise with the symbols and the concepts of the elements and I found a great board …

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Homeschooling: a more flexible way of learning
November 11, 2014 – 8:48 am | No Comment
Homeschooling: a more flexible way of learning

Recently we have adopted homeschooling for my 11 year old son. After sleepless nights mulling over the possibility of him moving on to a more flexible way of learning, we decided to go though …

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Educational activity books for Halloween
October 24, 2014 – 2:45 am | No Comment
Educational activity books for Halloween

Perfect for 6 to 12 year olds the Halloween Book of Fun by National Geographic is packed full of quizes, educational games, creative ideas to make your own costume and make up. …

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Halloween tangles
October 23, 2014 – 8:00 am | No Comment
Halloween tangles

Ever since I have discovered Zentangles I have been hooked. This Halloween Tangles is  a doodle drawing to print and colour. Plenty of doodles to keep the kids busy for a while. Hope you …

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Zentangle pumpkins
October 7, 2014 – 6:11 am | No Comment
Zentangle pumpkins

Recently I have discovered the Zentangle method, an art form that uses structured patterns to make beautiful drawings. I have always liked to doodle unorganised patterns on a piece of paper, whenever I have …

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Halloween food ideas
September 24, 2014 – 3:16 am | No Comment
Halloween food ideas

Halloween is just over a month away so I had a look around for themed food ideas and these are my picks. Green Eyed Monster cupcakes found on Taste of Home and Ham and …

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Fabric upcycle: make a chicken door stop
September 11, 2014 – 5:55 am | No Comment
Fabric upcycle: make a chicken door stop

To make this chicken door stop I used the template kindly offered by Bake and Sew. I adjusted the sizes in mine to make it a little larger by adding 4 cm on each …

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Cereal box upcycle: pretty office organiser
September 4, 2014 – 1:16 am | No Comment
Cereal box upcycle: pretty office organiser

Here is another office organiser to add to our collection, this time I made a double organiser using two cereal boxes glued together. This is perfect to collect the mail in need of sorting …

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Free Printables: ABC colouring book
July 25, 2014 – 3:09 am | No Comment
Free Printables: ABC colouring book

This is a free book filled with colouring pages of alphabet letters and drawings based on the letters of the ABC. I hope you enjoy it. Click on the image to download the PDF. …

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