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

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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New from mooo: creative & colourful wall stickers
June 25, 2010 – 6:41 am | One Comment
New from mooo: creative & colourful wall stickers

I love the range of wall stickers by Australian company mooo. Ever since I discovered them last Christmas during my search for eco friendly Christmas trees, I have been keeping an eye on their products. …

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Homemade Sushi rolls for dinner
June 23, 2010 – 6:06 am | No Comment
Homemade Sushi rolls for dinner

One of the things we miss the most from our previous life in London is the variety of food from all over the world so whenever we visit we don’t miss the opportunity to eat …

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Etsy find: beautiful children art, a mix of print and original artwork
June 18, 2010 – 2:57 am | No Comment
Etsy find: beautiful children art, a mix of print and original artwork

These are only a few of the beautiful prints and original artwork for children available from Etsy shop Pescerosso.  The illustrations are by a talented young Italian born and Stockholm based artist, Laura Di Francesco …

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Learn to Tell Time, another cool iPhone App
June 16, 2010 – 2:42 am | One Comment
Learn to Tell Time, another cool iPhone App

App games are ideal to learn having fun especially when it comes to math. Any fun connected to this subject is always a positive thing. Somehow it always starts well at an early age with …

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Funky kids furniture and toys made with recycled objects
June 15, 2010 – 2:33 am | One Comment
Funky kids furniture and toys made with recycled objects

Empty olive tins turn into funky furniture and mini kitchen toys with the creative vision of Rafinesse & Tristesse. The Berlin based company was founded in 2007 by Karin Yilmaz Egger and Petra Schultz whose …

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Monday Crafts: bilboquet made with recycled objects
June 14, 2010 – 9:34 am | 5 Comments
Monday Crafts: bilboquet made with recycled objects

It is always rewarding to make new things by recycling objects that would be otherwise regarded as waste. It is exactly what we did this week for our Monday crafts appointment. We made the ancient …

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2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa Activity Book
June 11, 2010 – 6:07 am | No Comment
2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa Activity Book

After a long wait the World Cup finally kicks off today in South Africa. We are all set to watch and with two teams to support it is bound to be exciting! England and Italy …

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Taga: from child carrier bike to luxury baby stroller in seconds
June 9, 2010 – 2:59 am | 6 Comments
Taga: from child carrier bike to luxury baby stroller in seconds

Straight from the Netherlands Taga is the fab child carrier bicycle that turns into luxury baby stroller in seconds. This brilliant invention is very versatile to say the least, not only it is easy …

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A day of science and fun for kids and families
June 7, 2010 – 1:41 am | 2 Comments
A day of science and fun for kids and families

Yesterday was the first Sunday with some really serious beach weather, instead we had to attend one of those events for children that you’d rather avoid on a Sunday, but you don’t really want your …

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Alternative ABCs for rock kids and parents
June 4, 2010 – 1:24 am | One Comment
Alternative ABCs for rock kids and parents

I have just received the Alternative ABCs board book published by Ammo Books and it rocks. For all those hip kids and cool parents out there who want to break away from the pastel colours …

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Learn Through Play: Another Dr Seuss Title Joins the App Store
June 3, 2010 – 2:25 am | No Comment
Learn Through Play: Another Dr Seuss Title Joins the App Store

To celebrate World Ocean Day on June the 8th and the book’s 50th anniversary Oceanhouse Media launched yet another fabulous digital version of Dr Seuss’s books. After classic stories like The Cat in the Hat, …

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Monday Crafts: Air Dry Clay Piggy Bank
May 31, 2010 – 2:40 am | No Comment
Monday Crafts: Air Dry Clay Piggy Bank

Air dry clay is a very good and versatile art material and one pack normally lets you create quite a lot. One thing I learnt using air dry clay is not leave the pack open …

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