Category Archives: Arts & Crafts

How to blow eggs for Easter decorations.

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Ever wanted to know how to blow eggs for making Easter decorations? It’s so easy and fun to do! ***step by step instructions below***.   What you need:  eggs,  thumb tacks,  cocktail sticks,  bowl,  straws (optional).    What you do:  gently but firmly push the tack/pin through the pointy end of the egg.  now push the tack through the other end of

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10 Christmas Crafts and Activities for Kids

10 Christmas Crafts and Activities from Our Little House in the Country

Christmas, my favourite time of year, is fast approaching.  I love to do crafts and activities with the children at this time of the year.  Today I would to share some of our favourites with you and stay tuned for more fab ideas in the coming weeks! 10 Christmas Crafts and Activities for Kids Potato Print Reindeer Cards:  These super

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Witch Crafts for Kids – More Halloween Fun!

Witch Crafts for Kids - More Halloween Fun - Our Little House in the Country

5 Fantastic and Easy a Witch Crafts for Kids Continuing with our Halloween theme this week, why don’t you take a look at these super cute witch crafts for children!  If it’s a ghost, bat or pumpkin you’re looking for, then simply click on the highlighted words for fantastic spooky ideas for kids! Our 5 Favourite Witch Crafts Flower Pot

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Ghost Crafts for Kids to do at Halloween

Ghost a Crafts for Kids to Make at a Halloween - Our Little House in the Country

5 Ghost Crafts for Kids to Make at Halloween Ghosts are always fun to make for Halloween. These 5 crafts for kids are perfect for creating your own spooky decorations! Have fun with these cute and spooky Ghost Crafts this Halloween! 1. Pencil Eraser Halloween Ghosts by Crafty Morning 2. Paper Plate Ghosts by Clean and Scentsible 3. Hanging Ghosts by Blog Me

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Bat Crafts for Kids – Halloween Fun!

Bat Themed Crafts for Kids - Halloween Fun - Our Little house in the Country

Bat Crafts for Kids – Halloween Fun With Halloween just around the corner I have been trying lots of Halloween crafts with my children. These are some of our favourite Bat crafts! Our favourite bat crafts for kids Finger Print Bat Silhouette Craft for Kids by Crafty Morning Origami Bats by A Girl and a Glue Gun Clothespin Bat Craft

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Match Stick Mini Rafts (Another Simple Wine Cork Craft for Kids)

Match Stick Floating Mini Rafts - Simple Wine Cork Crafts for Kids - Our little House in the Country

Match stick mini rafts: What you need: Wine corks Paper Match sticks Elastic bands Cocktail sticks or wooden skewers Ice lolly sticks Blue tack or playdough PVA glue What you do: Attach 3 wine corks together by wrapping 2 elastic bands around the corks ensuring that the lie flat like a raft. (I had to do this for my kids)

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Ice Lolly Sticks Rafts (Simple Wine Cork Crafts for Kids)

Ice Lolly Stick Mini Rafts - simple crafts fro kids - Our Little House in the Country

These ice lolly sticks and wine cork rafts are so much fun and simple to make! Lollypop stick rafts: What you need: Wine corks Paper Cocktail sticks or wooden skewers Ice lolly sticks Blue tack or playdough PVA glue What you do: Place two lolly sticks slightly apart. Cover both sticks in PVA glue Place more lolly sticks across these

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Handprint Daffodil Mother’s Day Card

Daffodil Handprint Mother's Day Card - Our Little House in the Country

Handprint Daffodil Mother’s Day Card This is a great little simple card for younger kids to make for Mother’s Day! Materials: white card cupcake cases lollypop sticks paint – yellow, orange, green What you do: pour the paint onto trays or plates draw a circle on the front of the card – we used a small bowl to draw around!

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St Patrick’s Day Crown – a fine motor and cutting skills craft for preschool

St Patrick's Day Crown - a fine motor skills and cutting skills craft for preschool - Our Little House in the Country

St. Patrick’s Day Crown This is a great little craft for preschoolers-working on fine motor skills and cutting skills! This is so easy to make and is a fun way to use all those stickers that are for sale in discount stores for St Patrick’s Day at the moment (my kids always insist on buying stickers for every event or

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