Rainy Day Rescue

Sep 122014
 
Making Fairy Dust

Miss N has been begging me for weeks to help her make “Fairy Dust”.  I must admit I did kind of ignore her for a bit hoping she would forget, because honestly, I hated to think what Fairy Dust actually was (BadMummyAlert!!). We did end up having a go at it last week and I [Continue reading…]

Feb 072014
 
DIY Princess Castle!

This week, when Miss Z returned home from Day Care, she was in for a big surprise!  Miss N and JB (our Au Pair) had been hard at work making a fun and creative play house for her – A home-made Princess Castle! It came complete with a beautiful Princess,  a Handsome Prince (naturally) and [Continue reading…]

Dec 162013
 
What happens when you get an Ikea delivery?

What happens when you get an Ikea sofa bed delivered? The kids get big boxes to play in of course!! A1 made an awesome play house out of two of the boxes. The kids added some decoration, and we added a welcome mat. Cellophane skylights add a stained glass effect. A mailbox with ‘letters’ made [Continue reading…]

Aug 132013
 
Road Test Tuesday - Fun for kids with Coles Create & Bake

We were pretty excited to receive a package of goodies* from the Coles ‘Create and Bake’ baking range on the last day of the recent school holidays! Miss E (and more recently, Master O) love to get in the kitchen and help me bake or cook, but I will say that if I know they [Continue reading…]

Jul 192013
 
Gettin' Crafty Tutorial - How to Make Kids Rain Pants

OK – so a bit of background to this post…..Our Au Pair (KK) is from Denmark (it rains a lot there, apparently).  She loves taking Miss Z playing outside, splashing in puddles and the like and was floored when she realised we couldn’t buy kid’s rain pants in Australia (have you looked? Most impossible! The [Continue reading…]