Category Crafts

Sewing for Kids

In the summer kids, we typically do less crafts. But when we did some, my son likes cross stiches and my daughter prefers to crochet or various ways of making bracelets. However, in when I pulled this sewing kit out that we habe gotten as a gift, they both loved it: These were small and simple […]

Pretty Boxes

We decorated a few boxes that kids turned into beds for their toys. I bought the stickers from Lidle for a few euroes a while back. Simple and fun.

Cardboard crafts

Our kids are at the moment interested in knights etc. So, dad, on holiday, scored a massive amount of ‘best parent ever’ points by making these while they were at school. As far as I know he only used a cardboard box, knif, masking tape and a hot glue gun. The sword has been purchased […]

Making Wooden Boats

Especially my son was thrilled to design and make on his own (but with the help of his grandfather…) wooden boats, rock ancker and all. And then to play with them in the water. Free and simple but loads of joy!

Crochet Owl for Mobile

I saw the cutest crochet mobile cozy on Crochet for children on Facebook , and had to do my own version of it for my daughters mobile. I used thick yarn to cushion it from likely falls and made a strap, so she won’t carry it in her hand. A very quick one to make, […]

The Easy Birthday Cake(s)

My eldest turned 7 and had several wishes for birthday cakes. Also, she is wheat intolerant, and normally doesn’t really like to eat cakes, just the look of them. But I came up with solutions we both were very pleased with; simple and affordable and actually made by me. #1 When celebrating with her friends, she […]

Kids Clay Art

Last Saturday afternoon I introduced our kids to white clay, which will last well enough air dried (first under plastic) as decorative items. We explored a bit how to kneed the clay and how to make thick items hollow to avoid cracking. Hope we’ll get around to paint them in about a week (and everything […]

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