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Tissue Paper Watercolour Rainbow – A Toddler Art Project

Tissue Paper Watercolour Rainbow – A Toddler Art Project

Here’s a fantastic project that you can do with your toddler or guide an older child to complete themselves that involves minimal cost and effort to prepare. The idea for this project came about whilst we were making the Tissue Paper Sun-Catcher Butterfly, and the […]

Four Seasons Wall Art – A Toddler Paint Activity

Four Seasons Wall Art – A Toddler Paint Activity

Since Darwin was a few months old I have always tried to encourage him in mark making and exploring colour with art materials. We have progressed on somewhat from our first experiments with making baby-safe cornflour paint, and now that our young one is less […]

Eskimini’s First Make: Baby-Safe Cornflour Paint Recipe & Foot Fish

Eskimini’s First Make: Baby-Safe Cornflour Paint Recipe & Foot Fish

Yesterday was Father’s day, The first of Mr Awesome and Baby Awesome’s special daddy and son days with many more to come. We had a wonderful family day, where daddy and son wore matching t-shirts, we went on a family meal and decided to try […]

A Quick Scrabble To Decorate

A Quick Scrabble To Decorate

Last year, as a Secret Santa gift from a partner on a website that I visit, I received a set of Scrabble Coasters in a tin. Two of each letter plus ‘special’ squares (centre, triple and double letter and words scores), all made of the […]

FO and New Pattern: Trilobite Knitted Toy

FO and New Pattern: Trilobite Knitted Toy

My latest finished project and published pattern is for a trilobite! I am so very pleased with this fun little pattern as it is just one of those things I’d be amazed to be given. I would have loved it as a child just as […]

FO: Awesome Videogame Wall Art – Duck Hunt

FO: Awesome Videogame Wall Art – Duck Hunt

This great piece of wall art that now sits proudly on our living room wall was conceived and made by Mr Awesome. We’ve had a set of melt beads (brands include Hama Beads and Perler Beads, but these were a bargain from Ikea for a […]