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Lola the Toilet Roll Love Bug Butterfly Valentine’s Craft

Toilet Roll Valentine's Day Love Bug Craft for Kids - Our Little House in the Country

Toilet rolls are so great for seasonal craft ideas and these cute butterflies are perfect for Valentines day or Mothers’ day! Toilet Roll Love Bug Butterflies – A Preschool Valentine’s Day Craft What you need: toilet rolls paint – pink or red paper – red, pink, purple googly eyes glue pipecleaners sellotape What you do: paint the tubes pink or

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Keeping Toddlers Busy in the Garden – A Guest Post by Building Blocks and Acorns

Keeping Toddlers Busy in the Garden - A Guest Post by Building Blocks and Acorns

Hi, I’m Louise and I’m so excited to be guest-posting here at ‘Our Little House in the Country.’ My usual ‘home’ is Building Blocks and Acorns, where I share the activities I do with my two year old son, on my days off as a Primary School teacher and nursery worker. Often, the activities we do have a nature or

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Toilet Roll Penguins

Toilet Roll Penguins - Our Little House in the Country

Toilet roll penguins – a cute and easy wintry craft for preschoolers!The weather has been pretty awful this week so we have been keeping busy in the afternoons with lots of toilet roll crafts!  Hope you enjoy our Penguins! Toilet Roll Penguins – A Winter Preschool Craft What you need: toilet roll tubes black paint paper – white, orange, black,

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10 Valentine’s Day Crafts and Activities for Kids

10 Valentine's Day Activities and Crafts for Kids - Our Little House in the Country

10 Valentine’s Day Crafts and Activities for Kids Love Birds:Valentine’s Day Bird Feeders:  This is such a clever a cute idea from Wine and Glue, lots of fun to make and would be a gorgeous gift to give! Homemade Valentine’s Day Lolly Pop Cards: This is a simple yet super sweet card for kids to make from My Frugal Adventures.

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Toilet Rolls and Cotton Wool Snowmen – A Preschool Winter Craft

Toilet Roll and Cotton Wool Snowmen - A winter Preschool Craft - Our Little House in the Country

Cotton wool and toilet roll snowmen – a perfect craft for preschoolers and toddlers! Much to our disappointment we have had no snow yet this year – there’s a small possibility of some in the next day or two!  So we have been making do with reading about snow in our winter book collection and these super cute snowmen were

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10 Snowman Art Projects for Cold Wintry Afternoons

10 Snowman Art Projects for Kids To Do on a Cold Wintry Afternoon - Our Little House in the Country

Do you want to build a snowman or in this case paint or create a snowman?  Then take a look at these 10 gorgeous Snowman Art Projects. 10 Snowman Art Projects for Cold Wintry Afternoons Melted Snowmen:  This is such a clever painting idea from Tina at Mamas Like Me, perfect for preschool or early primary school aged kiddies. Snowman

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Sparkly Winter Art Based on Jack Frost by Kazuno Kohara

Sparkly Winter Art Project Inspired by Jack Frost by Kazuno Kohara - Our Little House in the Country

The sparkly beauty of frost and ice is the perfect inspiration for a winter art project and when paired with the magical book Jack Frost by Kazuno Kohara you have all the perfect elements for a wintery masterpiece!Now that the decorations have all been packed away and the children are back at school the real winter has begun! Personally I

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Fun and Fabulous Family Friendly New Year’s Eve Activities

Fun and Fabulous Family Friendly New Year's Eve Activities - Our Little House in the Country

Fun and Fabulous Family Friendly New Year’s Eve Activities Looking for over 40 fantastic kid friendly New Year’s Eve party ideas then check out this amazing list from Bombshell Bling! Keep your little ones busy over the hols with these 19 Quick and Easy New Year’s Eve Crafts for Kids by How To This And That. The wonderful Crafts On

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