Category Archives: Spring

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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50 + Rainbow Crafts and Activities for Kids

50+ Rainbow Crafts, Activities and Sensory Play Ideas for Kids - Our Little House in the Country

50+ Rainbow Crafts, Activities, Sensory Recipes and Science Experiments for Kids Being a lover of art and all things creative I obviously love colour and nothing cheers me more than rainbows!  In recent years rainbows have become even more meaningful for me since the sudden passing of a very dear friend – everytime I think of her and in particular

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St Patrick’s Day Shamrock Crafts for Kids

10 Shamrock Crafts - St Patrick's Day Activities for Kids - Our Little House in the Country

10 Shamrock Crafts for Kids Shamrock Button Craft – Oopsey Daisy Four Leaf Clover Paper Art – Meaningful Mama Shamrock Man – Little Family Fun  Paper Strip Shamrocks – Sugar Bee Crafts Wine Cork Shamrocks – Crafty Morning Beaded Shamrocks – Fun A Day Marble Painting Shamrocks – Plain Vanilla Mom How to Make Felt Shamrocks – Positively Splendid Mosaic

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25 St. Patrick’s Day Sensory Play Ideas and Recipes

25 St Patrick's Day Sensory Play Ideas and Recipes - Our Little House in the Country

25 St Patrick’s Day Sensory Play Recipes, Bins and Ideas St Patrick’s Day Sensory Bin – Feels Like Home 40+ St Patrick’s Day Sensory Tubs – Living Montessori Now St. Patrick’s Day Sensory Bin and Activities – Fantastic Fun and Learning St Patrick’s Day Sensory Bin Activity – Kids Play Box St Patrick’s Day Sensory Bin – The Chaos and

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2 Super Easy and Quick Last Minute Easter Activities for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Happy Easter!  This morning Doodles and Oodles were dying to get outside to play but couldn’t as Mr G is cutting all the hedges with a supersized power tool of some description.  So for health and safety reasons and in order to maintain my sanity while struggling to keep two very outdoorsy children indoors I suggested we have some more

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Easter Holiday Adventures Part 2 – Fun and Free Frolics!!!!

I haven’t had much time to blog this week.  My son is on holidays from preschool so we have been havibng great fun getting out and about.  The weather has also been amazing so we have been outdoors all day, everyday.  We are all sleeping like logs and appetites have improved and everyone is in good humour – yaaaaay! Today

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10 Fantastic Spring/Easter Books

There are so many beautiful children’s books with Spring themes available, we have so many of them I wasn’t sure where to start with this post.  With the help of Oodles and Doodles, I have put together out top 10 Spring themed books! 1. The Velveteen Rabbit – not strictly about Spring but a gorgeous, timeless story . 2. That’s

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Easter Art for Toddlers and Preschoolers

We finally got around to starting our Easter artwork today.  I’m sure that we will manage a few more seasonal projects over the next week or so.  Today we have 2 to share with you. Potato-print Easter Chicks: These were so much fun to do.. Doodles and Oodles love printing so there was great excitement when I handed them potatoes

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