• Step by step tutorial for making a maze, suitable for kids

    How to make a maze with your kids [quick tutorial] – Learn how!

    Learn to make a maze yourself. Simple step-by-step tutorial with pictures and examples. It’s problem-solving-skills upside down. Bonus: it’s fun! Check out the tutorial now!

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  • Symmetry drawing prompt for kids: draw-the-other-half worksheets

    Draw the other half: Christmas symmetry drawing prompts

    My kids are currently intrigued by symmetry, so they really jumped at these symmetry drawing prompts, also called draw-the-other-half worksheet (as of today they’re still unaware that these are actually beneficial to them (ha ha!) and they simply enjoy doing them. Now that’s a win-win, so I can highly recommend these! It’s a great opportunity …

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  • Modeling clay Christmas tree ornaments lacing activity for kids

    Modeling clay tree ornaments [lacing activity]

    Home made Christmas decoration is special, especially made with small hands  – somehow they shine a little more. The moment you look at them you can see the kids making them, even if it was years back. Today I’ll tell you how we made very pretty modeling clay tree ornaments. We first made them 5 years ago, …

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  • Tutorial for making a paper birthday calendar for kids

    How to make a birthday calendar with kids

    This is such a nice project (and apparently a ‘very Dutch‘ thing), making a birthday calendar with kids, especially as you will keep the ‘final product’, the birthday calendar. In fact, it will actually be useful: you’ll never forget a birthday! Think about each month For each month, sit down with your child and discuss the …

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  • Build a monster with play dough - free printable monster game

    Build a Monster with Play Dough [free printable game for kids]

    Build a Monster with Play Dough Play dough monsters galore! As you know, play dough and the ‘monster theme’ go so well together, it’s a classic combination. The possibility to create sweet/strange/ingenious/cute/scary creatures are endless. This little ‘Build a Monster with Play Dough’ game is a fun & easy way to spend play time in …

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  • Halloween writing paper with border of cute ghosts [free template]

    Halloween writing paper with border of ghosts [free printable template]

    Cute Halloween writing paper with border of ghosts Don’t you just love it, when kids start to make up their own stories? I most certainly do! It’s so much fun to hear them talk about their fantasy world and to wonder how their minds and imagination develop. Experts agree that reading and telling stories is …

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  • draw-a-monster game for monster birthday parties. Free printable

    Draw-a-Monster game for kids [Free printable]

    Free printable draw-a-monster game for kids Monsters! It seems like every kids goes through a ‘monster phase‘. Either they are scared of monsters or they casually embrace the monster theme and happily starting with the Gruffalo or ‘Max and the Maximonsters‘ without too much anxiety. As much as I love to read monster books to …

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  • Mother's day crafts for kids: making clay flowers and lace them with thread or wool

    Flower crafts for kids: lacing activity with clay flowers

    Are you looking for flower crafts for kids, that is easy to set up, improves fine motor skills and has a pleasing result? That would be an afternoon well spent! Below you will find the instructions, how you can make flowers from clay and make them suitable for lacing with cotton thread or wool.   …

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  • DIY monster birthday party game for monster themed birthday parties

    monster birthday party game

    Do your kids love monsters? Birthdays? And playing games? Brilliant! Why not combining all three to create a monster birthday party game?! Or spice up a play date with monster-loving kids. Every kids loves monsters at some stage, right? Well, mine do. We organised a Monster Party when Mr S turned 3, with lots of …

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  • Printable Easter activities for kids. Free download.

    Printable Easter Activities

    I can’t wait for spring to arrive.. Go away, winter rain! I think the kids are feeling the same way – they love making the house more colourful. Our living room is stuffed with arts & crafts projects from school and from home. Mr S and Miss N really make an effort, in their own …

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  • Easter suncatcher template with instructions

    Easter suncatcher template

    Suncatchers really brighten the room – I love them! We make a bunch of them every year – they have a permanent spot on the window – and I’m sharing an Easter suncatcher template here so you can give it a try! First of all, this method will work for any shape. Think hearts for …

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