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13 10, 2014

spring time paper plate sun catchers

October 13th, 2014|Categories: crafts|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

These are gorgeous and super easy, and fun to make, too!
The kids and I went out to collect some pretty spring time flowers and leaves to make some paper plate sun catchers to hang from the window. 

We found a beautiful range of colours and textures and sizes on our little flower and leaf hunt! Just perfect for creating a colourful masterpiece.
 
What you need:
Paper plates
Clear contact paper
Flowers and leaves
Scissors
Ribbon
Hole punch
Cut the middle out of your paper plates. I found the easiest way to do this is to poke a hole and then pop the scissors […]

17 07, 2011

craft days

July 17th, 2011|Categories: crafts|Tags: , , , , |14 Comments

Recently a friend and I had a craft day for our kiddos – like a play date, but full of crafting fun!
 
It was a rainy day and so I thought it would be fun for the kids to make a rain cloud with some cotton wool and rice that I had dyed blue.

 
You can dye rice using the same method as the pasta method I shared earlier. It dries a lot faster. I just emptied the bag out onto a plate lined with paper towel and the rice was dry in no time.

And then […]