Mother Natured Sewing Patterns on Leaves

Nature Craft: Sewing patterns on Leaves

I can't help but use nature to teach my child a new skill. So, when my eldest was showing interest in learning to sew, I didn't pick up some felt or cloth to show her, oh no, I picked up a leaf. You see, teaching with items from the outdoors comes so naturally to me now. It doesn't take much to … [Read More...]

Wood Shaving Crafts for Kids

Wood Shaving Crafts

You might have sharpened a pencil and, without a thought, thrown those pencil shavings in the bin. Or perhaps, like me,  you and your children were sharpening sticks the other day and you thought that the shavings would make perfect tinder for a fire. Before you throw away or burn your shavings, … [Read More...]

Nature Craft Easter Eggs

Nature Craft Easter Eggs

I wasn't prepared to see the Easter eggs at the shops already discounted. I had so many Easter Egg crafts planned but with a new job that's now five days a week, adjusting to a tighter routine has … [Read More...]

Fun with Playdough and Nature

Fun with Playdough and Nature

You may remember the very popular post I wrote with a similar title called Fun with Playdough and shells. That post was a hit because the twins gave me a brilliant idea to make a lifelike snail using … [Read More...]