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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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Cotton Wool Autumn Trees – Fall Art Activities for Kids

Cotton Wool Autumn Trees - Fall Art Activities for Kids - Our Little House in the Country http://ourlittlehouseinthecounty.com #autumn #fall #kidsactivities #artsandcrafts

Another quick and easy Autumn/Fall art activity for kids of all ages.  Continuing our theme of autumn arts and crafts, Oodles (2.5 y.o) had lots of fun with this collage activity. What we used: blue, green and brown paper cotton wool balls PVA non toxic glue paint – autumn colours glitter What we did: tear the green paper to create

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Finger Print Autumn Trees – Fall Art Activities for Kids

Finger Print Autumn Trees - Fall Art Activities for Kids - Our Little House in the Country #autumn #fall #fingerpainting #artactivities

This is another quick and easy autumn art activity perfect for younger kids, similar to our Autumn Tree Collages, but using finger painting this time instead of collage work.  What we used: poster paints paint tray blue card paint brushes What we did: We each painted a tree trunk Using our fingers we printed lots and lots of different coloured

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Painting with Water Pistols – Outdoor Summer Fun!

Painting with Water Pistols - More Messy Outdoor Summer Art Fun! - Our Little House in the Country #waterguns #waterpistols #summer #kidsactivities #artforkids

We’ve been experiencing a heatwave here in recent days – stunning, hot, sunny weather, my favourite type except for snow!!!!  We have been taking our activities outdoors and finding lots of fun and creative ways to play and learn in the sun!  For our recent Water Themed Birthday party we bought several cheap and cheerful water pistols at a discount

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What’s Inside the Ice-Cube? – Outdoor Summer Fun!

What's Inside The Giant Ice Cube? - Super Outdoor Fun - Our Little House in the Country #iceplay #kidsactivities #gianticecube #summer

Number 81 on our 100 Days of Summer Bucket list is “Discover what’s inside the giant ice cube!”.  Doodles and Oodles have been dying to try this out since I showed them a number of similar activities on other blogs and Pinterest!  Doodles actually did this at nursery when he was 2 or 3 years old and has often referred

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Fizzy Glittery Playdough / Gloop – Super Sensory Fun!

Fizzy Glittery Playdough / Gloop - Super Sensory Fun - Our Little House in the Country #playdough #sensoryplay #gloop #messyplay

A group of fantastic bloggers from the Kid Blogger Network (of which I am a member) are running a year long linky called “12 Months of Sensory Dough”.  Each month there is a theme for the dough and bloggers are encouraged to experiment with the theme and share their experiences (good and bad).  We love sensory play and make a lot

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Marble Painting – More Rainy Day Messy Art Fun!

Marble Painting - Messy Art Fun, perfect for a rainyday - Our Little House in the Country #kidsactivities #marblepainting #rainyday #messyplay #kids

Another rainy day meant another afternoon of messy art fun!  Today we used our marbles to create fantastic works of art and most importantly had a lot of fun doing it! What we used: marbles paint trays (we used a printing tray and a lid of a shoe box – couldn’t find my 2nd printing tray!!!!) card cheap and cheerful

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