10 Christmas Wreaths for Kids to Make!

10 Fun Christmas Wreaths for Kids to Make - Our Little House in the Country

Christmas Wreaths are always fun to make at this time of the year.  Here’s a list of 10 fantastic wreaths for children to create! 10 Fun and Fantastic Christmas Wreaths for Kids to Make 1.  Easy Christmas Wreath for Toddlers (Blog Me Mom) 2.  Simple Christmas Wreath Collage (Kids Activities Blog) 3. Tissue Paper Wreath (Happiness is Homemade) 4.  Handprint Christmas

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10 Gorgeous but Easy to Make Advent Calendars

10 Stunning and Simple Advent Calendars to Make - Our Little House in the Country

These 10 gorgeous Advent calendars are easy to make and a lovely festive craft to share with your family. There’s not much crafting and activities going on here at Our Little House in the Country this week as we are having some renovations done.  So while I’m waiting for the dust and debris to clear before making our Advent calendar,

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The Further Adventures of The Owl and The Pussy-Cat – a great gift for kids this Christmas(Book Review)

Book Review of the Further Adventures of The Owl and The Pussy Cat by Julia Donaldson - Our Little House in the Country 1

Review of “The Owl and The Pussy-Cat” and “The Further Adventures of The Owl and The Pussy-Cat” – a great gift for children this Christmas! We were recently lucky enough to receive copies of the Owl and The Pussycat by Edward Lear and The Further Adventures of The Owl and The Pussy Cat by Julia Donaldson, both illustrated by Charlotte

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10 Snowman Playdough/Snowdough Activities (including our snowdough recipe)

10 Snowman Playdough Snowdough Activities - Including Our Snowdough Recipe - Our Little House in the Country

Do you want to build a snowman?  10 super fun playdough (snowdough) snowman activities to enjoy this winter! We had a lot of fun making snowmen with our playdough yesterday!  We got our inspiration for this activity from Nicola, the fantastic blogger at Multicraftingmummy!  Here’s a quick peek at what we did plus 10 more fab activities for you try

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Gingerbread People –A Must Do Christmas Activity!

Gingerbread People Cookie Decorating - A Must Do Christmas Activity - Our Little House in the Country

Gingerbread Men cookie decorating kit – perfect activity for a stormy/wintery afternoon! If you’re a regular visitor to Our Little House in the Country then you’ll already know that I love to make things but I’m not a huge fan of baking.  I love to cook but baking has never been my thing except for the occasional birthday or Christmas

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Min’s Move – a new book to help children with the transition of moving abroad (Book Review)

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Min’s Move – a picture storybook for families moving abroad.This is a review of the new book Min’s Move by MoveHub. MoveHub, “the UK’s number one resource for moving abroad” has produced this fully illustrated story book as  means of helping families with the transition of moving to another country. Having taught many international children over the years I have

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Christmas Tree Stained Glass Windows

Christmas Tree Stained Glass Windows - Our Little House in the Country

Christmas tree stained glass windows are a really great festive craft for children. Christmas Tree Stained Glass Windows - Christmas crafts for kids What you need: Dark coloured paper – blue or black Tissue Paper – variety of colours Scissors Glue sticks Pencil What you do: Draw your design onto the dark coloured paper Cut out the design, I actually did

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Snowman Stained Glass Windows

Snowman Stained Glass Windows - Christmas Crafts For Kids - Our Little House in the Country

Looking for a Winter or Christmassy craft for children, then why not try out this snowman stained glass window activity. Snowman Stained Glass Windows – Christmas and Winter crafts for kids What you need: Dark coloured paper – blue or black Tissue Paper – variety of colours Scissors Glue sticks Pencil Hole puncher googly eyes Stars What you do: Draw

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