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Make your own glue sponge

Make your own glue sponge

Have a go at making your own glue sponge for the kids to use. Homemade glue sponges are super cheap to make and really easy to put together at home. They also last a surprisingly long time and stop you from having sticky glue everywhere! Glue sponges are great to use for your kids arts and crafts projects and can be sealed up ready for use next time.
Make your own coloured ice cubes

Make your own coloured ice cubes

Have a go at this super easy summer sensory play activity. Kids will have lots of fun playing outside with these coloured ice cubes on a sunny day. They're great for playing with at bath time and on highchair trays too!
How to make magic mud

How to make magic mud

Dirty, mucky, grubby fun! Check out this messy play idea from our friends at Mud Mates and learn how to make your own magic mud for the kids with erupting bubbles.
Make your own bubble wrap runway

Make your own bubble wrap runway

So easy to do at home and guaranteed hours of fun. The kids will love running, crawling, sliding and skidding up and down their own bubble wrap runway.
Tie dye art for kids

Tie dye art for kids

Kids love messy play and this easy tie dye art activity using baby wipes needs minimal prep and leaves very little mess to clean up afterwards.
Sun melted crayons

Sun melted crayons

Make the most of the hot summer sun and make your own recycled crayons without using the oven! It’s a great way to use up your kids old pieces of crayon and upcycle them into new ones.
Make your own ice world

Make your own ice world

Make your own ice world and watch as it starts to melt and change as the ice warms up. A great water play and sensory play activity for toddlers and preschoolers to enjoy over summer.
Make your own fingerprint Christmas cards

Make your own fingerprint Christmas cards

Make your own fingerprint Christmas cards this year with the kids. They're fun and simple to do at home, plus friends and family will love the personal touch of your little one’s fingerprints. Find out how to make both fingerprint Christmas lights cards and fingerprint Christmas tree cards with these easy instructions.
Make your own play dough

Make your own play dough

Play dough is easy to make and hours of fun for kids of all ages! It's the perfect sensory play activity they can do indoors and outside.
Painting with potato stamps

Painting with potato stamps

A tried and tested classic! Painting with potato stamps is lots of fun and cheap and easy to do at home. Toddlers and preschoolers will love getting their hands messy and creating some great pieces of art.
Kids flower art activity

Kids flower art activity

Kids will have fun making their own garden fairies, especially over summer when plants are in full bloom. Teach them the names of the flowers that you use, discuss the different shades of colour and how plants grow.
Make your own tin can drums

Make your own tin can drums

Your kids will love these homemade tin can drums! They can be made from recycled materials and things you already have at home. Why not make a few drums using various sized containers and listen to the different sounds they make. Or put some music on and get your kids to drum along to the rhythm and sing along to the songs.
Yoyo Shakers

Yoyo Shakers

These yoyo shakers are easy to make and a great way to teach your little one about music and different rhythms. Why not get a group of children together and play to the same beat or show them how to move with the rhythm and dance together.
Make your own paper stickers

Make your own paper stickers

Make your own paper stickers with the kids with these easy instructions. Homemade paper stickers are a cheap and fun craft activity that toddlers and preschoolers will love doing.
Easy beezies

Easy beezies

Follow these easy steps on how to make an awesome bee to pop up in a flower pot or hang from the ceiling using an old mustard bottle, some electrical tape and a few other bits and bobs lying around the house!
Painted feet art

Painted feet art

Painted feet art makes a great personal gift for kids to give to family and friends, especially on Valentine's Day. You could try framing their artwork too to make it extra special. Have a go at making your own with these easy instructions.
How to make fairy flowers

How to make fairy flowers

Kids will love being creative and making their own Fairy Flowers with different materials. Teach them about the seasons and how plants grow, and help them to understand and appreciate nature.
Glove bagpipes

Glove bagpipes

Such fun! Kids will love these glove bagpipes. Teach them to play different notes and make up a band with their friends. They’ll learn about music and rhythm, perseverance, concentration and hand-eye co-ordination skills.
Halloween pumpkin balloons

Halloween pumpkin balloons

No need to go to too much expense for Halloween, make your own Pumpkin Balloon decorations! These Pumpkin Balloons are quick, easy and cheap to make and the kids will love them.
Create your own Christmas tree decoration tradition

Create your own Christmas tree decoration tradition

This is an easy and fun Christmas tradition to start for your kids whilst they're still young using either store-bought or handmade Christmas tree decorations.
How to make your own Easter baskets

How to make your own Easter baskets

Looking for kids Easter craft ideas? Why not make some fun Easter Baskets for the kids this year. Two easy Easter basket designs made from paper cups and craft supplies – an Easter rabbit and an Easter chick! Perfect for little Easter eggs.
Make your own Christmas slime

Make your own Christmas slime

Follow this easy recipe and turn ordinary slime into festive Christmas slime for kids to play with in the lead up to the big day.
Make your own magical reindeer dust

Make your own magical reindeer dust

The kids will have lots of fun making this magical reindeer dust to help guide Santa to your house on Christmas Eve. It's a tradition you can share with the whole family each year. Reindeer dust is made from a combination of glitter and oats. The glitter is to help guide the reindeers to your house, whilst the oats will help feed the reindeers when Santa is busy filling up all the stockings.
Mini wool Christmas stockings

Mini wool Christmas stockings

Love knitting? Why not make your own mini wool Christmas stockings this year for the tree or mantel piece? These mini stockings are easy to knit and make great Christmas decorations you can bring out year after year.

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