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Make your own musical instruments

Make your own musical instruments

Kids love creating their own music from an early age! Make your own musical instruments from things you have at home. Have a go at making small individual instruments or if you have room, why not create a musical wall in the garden!
Make your own mini Halloween pumpkins

Make your own mini Halloween pumpkins

Looking for kids Halloween party food ideas? So simple, but very effective! These Mini Halloween Pumpkins are made from mandarins, or you can use oranges. Much quicker and easier to do than the real thing. No cutting required and healthy for your kids too.
Make you own popsicle Christmas tree

Make you own popsicle Christmas tree

Be creative and have a go at your own Christmas decorations with the kids. This Popsicle Christmas Tree is easy to make and will look good on your family tree. All you need are ice block sticks, glue and collage materials.
Santa's beard advent calendar

Santa's beard advent calendar

Make your own cheap and fun Santa's beard advent calendar for the kids and pin it to the fridge! A quick and easy way for them to count down the days til Christmas Day.
Make your own snow paint

Make your own snow paint

Make your own snow paint at home with the kids. Such a fun winter activity for toddlers and preschoolers that you can do inside when it's wet and cold. An easy paint recipe you can adapt for all sorts of snow and winter creations.
Paper plate Christmas trees

Paper plate Christmas trees

Christmas craft activities are lots of fun for kids of all ages. Have fun this year and make your own paer plate Christmas trees with paper plates, paint, ribbons and decorations.
How to make Easter egg potato stamps

How to make Easter egg potato stamps

Kids Easter activities are always lots of fun, so why not get your toddler or preschooler to create their own Easter artwork using these homemade potato stamps. Potato stamps are lots of fun and also cheap and easy to make. Toddlers and preschoolers will love getting their hands messy!
Make your own autumn trees

Make your own autumn trees

Have a go at making your own autumn trees with the kids. In autumn, leaves on the trees are at their most vibrant. They start to change colour and fall and are perfect for using in this easy activity.
Make your own mud pies

Make your own mud pies

Who remembers making mud pies? Making mud pies is sadly not as common as it used to be, but here’s a very easy mud pie recipe you can try at home with the kids to help bring back their revival. Making mud pies is a great learning activity too and perfect for messy playtime in the garden.
Make your own jam jar aquarium

Make your own jam jar aquarium

Have a go at creating your own mini aquarium in an old jam jar. It’s easy to do and the kids will love how the glitter and sea creatures swirl around inside the jar. The aquariums also make great party decorations and party favours for kids to take home instead of a party bag.
Kids handprint Christmas wreath

Kids handprint Christmas wreath

Have a go at making your own handprint Christmas wreath with the kids this year. It’s a really fun Christmas craft activity from Mud Mates and easy for toddlers and preschoolers to do with a little help from you. Why not make a new one every year and keep a record of the size of their hands and fingerprints as they grow!
Baking soda clay handprints

Baking soda clay handprints

Baking soda clay handprints are a great way to capture the size of your kids hands whilst their still young, and make Christmas decorations too. Made with ingredients you’ll have in your pantry, these handprint keepsakes are fun and easy to make.
Make your own fizzing paints

Make your own fizzing paints

Have a go at making your own fizzing paints using baking soda and vinegar. The exploding fizzy eruptions are great fun and bring your kids' paintings to life. It’s a messy play activity and science experiment all in one.
Make your own shaving cream rain clouds

Make your own shaving cream rain clouds

This shaving cream rain clouds experiment is fun to watch and a great way to explain to preschoolers how clouds work and teach them about the weather. It’s a really easy science experiment you can try at home.
Sand and water sensory play activity

Sand and water sensory play activity

No time to go to the beach? This sand and water sensory play activity is easy to set up at home and provides hours of imaginative play for young kids. Whether it’s shaping the sand into castles or splashing in the water, it offers endless opportunities for fun and learning as your kids explore these different natural textures

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