Category Archives: Spring

How to blow eggs for Easter decorations.


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 Must Follow Outdoor Play Ideas Pinterest Boards

10 Must Follow Outdoor Play Ideas Pinterest Boards - Our Little House in the Country

Outdoor play and Pinterest – two of my favourite things!  Today I am sharing 10 of my favourite Pinterest boards full of outdoor play ideas.  The benefits of outdoor play are endless from better sleep to exercise, from exploring the world around us to developing gross motor skills to name only a few!  Check out and follow these boards from

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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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Simple St Patrick’s Day Themed Phonics Activity

Simple St Patrick's Day Phonics Activity - Our Little House in the Country

A Simple St Patrick’s Day and Rainbow Themed Phonics Activity! My little boy (5) was becoming bored with his homework recently (ssssh don’t tell his teacher) so I have been coming up with fun ways for him to work on his phonics- initial sounds and sight words! This activity can be used for any of the sounds but for demo

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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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