I was about to tell a friend recently all about our Halloween nature crafts and she quickly interrupted, ‘We don’t celebrate Halloween.’ ‘Oh,’ I said rather sadly, while quickly thinking of another topic before the silence got awkward. Halloween isn’t celebrated in Australia like other parts of the world. You’d be pressed to find […]
I’m not sure the girls would have come up with robot leaf craft unless I suggested it. Thankfully, they were really interested and I was made to collect leaves for the robot activity right away. I’ve been making a lot of pretty nature mermaids and nature princesses lately and I want my kids to have a little more […]
The time is finally here. I get to release my Nature Arts and Crafts printable pack! After months of making nature art and craft printables, using them with my kids and then tweaking them if they need it — all whilst working, blogging and parenting– it’s finally ready for you and your children to enjoy. […]
Picture sitting with a cup of tea, vanilla scents in the air and stunning natural colours streaming across the table from where your sitting. Sounds like heaven! If you’re kids made it for you, it’s even more special! This nature candle holder is so easy to make yourself, but the kids will find it just […]
I was a guest at one of my favourite blogs yesterday – Learning 4 Kids. This magical rice play is so quick and easy to do, you’ll love it! Drop by and find out how to create coloured rice and magical wildlife pictures with your children. There’s plenty more to discover there too!
I rarely sew (the thick layer of dust on my sewing machine can attest to that!), but you don’t need to be an accomplished seamstress to make these animal bean bags. I’m talking amateur to amateur here. All you really need are these templates, a sewing machine (or needle and thread) and a little enthusiasm! […]
It’s starting to warm up here in Australia and that means that snakes are becoming more active. Don’t all shudder when I say that! I love snakes and believe they are very misunderstood creatures. We have the top ten most venomous snakes in Australia, and although they all play an important role in the environment, […]
Dinosaurs may be extinct but there’s still loads we can learn about them and we can have heaps of fun doing it too! This list of dinosaur activities can provide you with opportunities to teach your children about dinosaurs and to talk about words your child may not know yet. Make sure you use and define terms such […]