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Five Books in Five Days – Day 2: Where’s Wally? The Magnificent Mini Book Box…

November 6th, 2014 · 7 Comments

Welcome to our second day of The Picture Book Party: Five Books in Five Days, running in conjunction with PanMacmillan South Africa and Walker Books UK… Day 2: Where’s Wally? The Magnificent Mini Book Box While some books require sitting around and munching on hot chocolate desserts, other books require action… and Where’s Wally books […]

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Tags: Brilliant Books · Recycle Crafts · Tuesday Art Task

Se7en Steps to a Pair of Fabulous Shoes from Recycling…

August 22nd, 2014 · 9 Comments

We live with a young gal that just cannot stop making shoes… I think Hood #6 is creating a shoe factory… just one pair at a time!!! The Gallery It all began last summer… Slowly at first… And now it is a wave… When I posted these on instagram last week I realised that it […]

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Tags: Paper Crafts · Recycle Crafts · Tuesday Art Task

Se7en + 1 Steps to Creating a Desk Calendar…

December 31st, 2013 · 3 Comments

It is definitely the season to be thinking about refreshing our noticeboards and putting up fresh calendars… We have been making mini-desk calendars, they are fun and really quick to make… Creating a Desk Calendar Gather up your materials: A small box, we have used tea boxes, some funky card and blank index cards, that […]

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Tags: Paper Crafts · Recycle Crafts · Tuesday Art Task

Best Brilliant Bugs Galore… And the Final GiveAway in our Crafty GiveAway Series…

April 24th, 2013 · 27 Comments

It wasn’t enough to bring you one book by the talented team of Peter Stein and Bob Staake, these books are just too good to miss… So we have another one for you all… Bugs Galore!!! This is the final GiveAway, number eight in our series of se7en + 1, fabulous Crafty book Giveaways… Read […]

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Tags: GiveAways and Swaps · Recycle Crafts · Reviews · Tuesday Art Task

Se7en’s Circus in Suitcase… Celebrating Alexander Calder…

July 24th, 2012 · 12 Comments

You know how we like to celebrate… and the great artist Alexander Calder had a birthday recently. Since most of our kids have never ever been to a circus we made ourselves one, in a suitcase… Just like Alexander Calder’s. We started with some face decor… because some of us like to get into the […]

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Se7en Make Mini Hobby Horses…

March 15th, 2012 · 23 Comments

Sometimes I just need to sit with my little people and make things… well this weekend we needed to do something with those sweet outgrown socks that are just too cute to get rid of. We saw some hobby horses a while back and my little ones thought they were quite magical – so mini-hobby […]

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Tags: Fabric Crafts · People/Puppet Crafts · Recycle Crafts · Tuesday Art Task

Se7en + 1 Build an Apartment Block out of Shoe Boxes…

February 22nd, 2012 · 30 Comments

So Lilla A has another project… and when Lilla A calls for some crafty fun we always respond… though the thought of Se7en + 1 shoebox houses dotted around the house was a bit of a daunting to me. I shouldn’t have worried, it instantly became an apartment block and the best play fun in […]

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