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Fashion-loving four-year-old creates daily paper dress with mum

When Angie discovered her four-year-old daughter started to shun her store-bought dresses in favour of creating her own out of scarves and her mother’s clothes, she suggested they try creating paper dresses instead and they have been making them every day since.

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Make your own glitter

We use glitter in so many crafts at our house so I thought it was high time we tried a DIY version. As it turns out, you only need 2 ingredients.

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From childhood scribbles to works or art

Everybody has to start somewhere and Jake Lockett has a progression album, full of his art since childhood, to prove just how far he's come.

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Eight ways to store and display children's art and craft

A refrigerator door can only display so much and soon piles on kitchen bench tops can become mountains of arts and crafts. Here are eight ways you can store and display your child's artwork before it overtakes your home.

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Tropical Sand Dough

Tropical Sand Dough

My kids love my Tropical Sand Dough - it's such a great sensory activity for little hands, as well as being inexpensive for parents.

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DIY paint made from household ingredients

A DIY homemade paint recipe, this is simple and FUN to make (like a mini science experiment), very low cost and it is really wonderful to paint with!

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How to make playdough

No cook playdough recipe

This is so simple to make and the best part is there is no cooking required. Just mix all the ingredients together and in five minutes you have perfect playdough. You will never need to buy it from the store again.

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How to make clay

Homemade modeling clay

This clay recipe is so simple to make and it is perfect for creating just about anything.

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Top five things to make with kids

We have searched the best of the blogs and put together a list of fun, simple and cheap playtime solutions to get your kids creating games from materials easily found around the home or second-hand.

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