Crazy Photo Collages

Crazy Photo Collages - create all kinds of crazy creations with this simple collage activity. Free printable to get you started!

“Can I cut this??” My three year old asked me holding up one of the school photos from last year! “No!” I gasped, thankful that he had asked me before he began creating his masterpiece. Sometimes inspiration comes from the strangest things. While I wouldn’t let Noah cut up his sisters school photo and glue […]

You Make My Every Day – free printable card and envelope

You Make My Every Day - free printable card with matching envelope

A few years ago one of my girls was stressing about the school mother’s day stall… What if she couldn’t find anything to buy? What if I hated the gift she got me? What if it wasn’t perfect??? I gave her a hug and told her that I would love whatever she bought, and that […]

Magnet Madness – Three DIY ways to play with magnets

Magnet Madness! - 3 DIY ways to play with a magnet board

“Do you think you could get the front off our old washing machine?” I am pretty sure my husband wasn’t impressed by my question at 3pm on a holiday Monday when he was painting our new laundry. But he was the one who kept the broken washing machine, you know, ‘just in case it might […]

Make an Easy Easter Decoration.

Make an Easy Easter Decoration - free printable egg to colour/paint

Half of the school holidays are already half over, and Easter is only a week away! There were so many things we wanted to do this week, but the constant rain has meant we’ve been stuck inside for most of the time. And when I have four kids, aged 10-3 years, stuck inside for a […]

Road Trip Drawing Prompts – Free Printables.

Road Trip Drawing Prompts - free printables to keep the kids buys in the car

We are taking a bit of a road trip! Yay! When you stuff four kids and two adults into a car for hours on end, you need a few distractions to stop you all losing your minds! We usually pack a few small toys (the dino crayons in the photo above double as toys and […]

Printable Imaginative Play Mats

free printable imaginative play mats

I have long lusted after some of the gorgeous felted play mats like the ones you see on Etsy or in Steiner/Waldorf shops. But felting is not my thing so I’ve just admired from afar, until I got the crazy idea to make a printable one! I started with two very simple scenes – sea, […]

People Play Dough Mats – Free Printable!

People Play Dough Mats - Free Printable !

Inspired by Creative Play Central’s cool play dough pictures and a fashion model colouring/drawing book my girls got for Christmas, I decided to make some very simple play dough mats this afternoon. I thought Noah might have fun making faces and people, but I had no idea how much fun the rest of us would […]

12 Super Last Minute Printable Gifts for Kids!

12 super last minute printable gifts for kids!

Do you need just one more gift for a small person? Can’t face the craziness of the shops? Check out these super last minute printable ideas! All you need to make these printable gifts for kids is a printer, some paper and maybe a little cutting and sticking for some of them. That’s it. No […]