Gumnut games and activities

DIY Gumnut Bracelet Craft

It turns out that gumnuts are quite a versatile product for play. We've already painted them, used them for a sensory activity and then created a  fun shape activity with them. It's been so much fun. I still have heaps of gumnuts left over so we made our own gumnut bracelets this time. The girls … [Read More...]

Nature Craft for kids

Nature Superhero Masks

My kind of masked superhero wouldn't save the planet from bad people or street crime but they'd be right on top of big business polluters that impact negatively on the environment. Bring back Captain Planet! Do you remember him? Any way, we decided to make nature masks yesterday and be nature … [Read More...]

Stump Pen Pencil Holder

Wooden Stump Pen or Pencil Holder

I've seen these wooden stump pencil holders everywhere. I've seen them for sale in many educational stores and I've also seen a few images on Pinterest.  I couldn't help but make some for the girls … [Read More...]

terrarium Jewellery

DIY Terrarium Necklace Pendant

I've been making  nature accessories like our stunning leaf bracelet, hair facilitator and nature crowns for my kids for far too long. It's about time I made something for myself! I wanted … [Read More...]

Gumnut Rainbow

Rainbow Gumnut Play

I couldn't help but steal a whole heap of gumnuts from the tree our neighbors felled a couple of weeks back. At the time I wasn't sure what I was going to do with all of them but i'm starting to … [Read More...]

Nature Weaving Frames

Nature Weaving Frames

I've been inspired to make a shoelace thread frame I saw on Pinterest a couple of months ago and I finally made a couple for my children.  I had something very different in mind for ours though. We … [Read More...]

Animal Themed party

Snail Scroll Snack

  It's been ages since I've made creatures in the kitchen so yesterday I decided to get a little creative. I was inspired by some animal themed food creations that I've seen on Pinterest. There … [Read More...]

Mud Activities

Making Mud Stew

Have your children ever had a mud kitchen? I haven't made one for my girls but to be honest we haven't really needed one yet. One of their favourite activities is to make mud stew or mud potions. … [Read More...]