12 Fun Winter Activities for Families

Winter is right around the corner but that doesn’t mean that cabin fever is! In this article, we are going to look at some activities you and your family can have fun with this winter both inside and out! Snowball Fight The first thing you can do when the snow falls is bundle up for a snowball fight. This is a fun and safe way to bring out your family’s competitive edge. Make Paper Snowflakes You can easily make paper snowflakes on those days when the snow outside fails to fall. All you need to do is take a piece… [Read More]

Cool Maker Sew N’ Style Machine Review

It’s no secret that I enjoy sewing, so it comes as no surprise that my five year old twin girls are following in my footsteps with their love of sewing too. When I get my sewing machine out, our girls are keen for me to show them what I’m doing. They also love pressing the foot pedal down and helping to feed fabric through the needle. They’re both very enthusiastic about sewing so when I was offered the chance to review the Cool Maker Sew N’ Style Machine I jumped at the chance. Aimed at children aged six+, children can magically… [Read More]

Win a £250 Amazon Voucher with the Vision Direct Christmas Craft Competition

With Christmas only a few weeks away, I’m pleased to be able to share with you a competition that’s very festive indeed! Vision Direct are offering you the chance to win a £250 Amazon voucher. All you need to do is get your Christmas craft on! Vision Direct will be including a template for you to create your very own homemade Christmas tree decoration in every order placed with them, or you can download the template online here. All you need to do is cut the two halves of the tree out and use them as a template to draw… [Read More]

John Adams Craft Club: Blo Pens Glitter Studio, Pixelo Neon & eZee Bead Review

John Adams have recently launched a Craft Club Facebook Page and to celebrate we’ve been sent some crafty products to review. John Adams believe that variety is key. This is why they love bringing people together through games, toys and puzzles. They make toys and games that encourage creativity and provoke interesting talking points. We were sent the following products: Pixelo Neon eZee Beads 3D Mini Scenes Blo Pens Glitter Studio Pixelo Neon I had never heard of Pixelo Neon before until we received it through the post. Aimed at children aged six and over, children can create vibrant, colourful artwork… [Read More]

Brecon Careg & Cadw Team Up with Kids Go Free Vouchers!

We’re so lucky in Wales that we have so many places of interest in close proximity to our homes. From castles and ruins, to museums and parks, I love a good day out and if it’s free then even better! This half term we’ve really been making the  most of the good weather and getting outdoors as much as possible. My girls love going to the local park then walking back home by the stream so they can play poo sticks! I think it’s so important to get kids outdoors rather than have the cooped up inside in front of… [Read More]

How to make paper mache masks

I’ve really enjoyed the summer holidays this year. I feel like we’ve done so much, yet we haven’t spent a fortune. With trips to the park, play dates with friends and fun in the garden, we really have had such a great summer holiday. One of the things that our five year old twin girls really wanted to do was to make masks. We decided to use paper mache for some added fun and mess! If you’d like to make your own masks, all you need is some PVA glue, a jug of water, a balloon, a newspaper, a few… [Read More]

Mila & Pheebs Travel Box Review

Mila & Pheebs is a company that I’ve worked with previously. You can read my previous two reviews of them here: Spring Box Review Super Safari Box Review Mila & Pheebs offer one off or monthly subscription boxes of stationary and crafts for your little ones. We were recently sent their new travel box to review. The travel box is designed to keep children entertained on journeys or throughout summer. Inside are lots of things to keep kids busy. From colouring in sheets to puzzles such as word searches, to luggage tags and cards for children to decorate, as well… [Read More]

Mila & Pheebs Super Safari Box Review

Back in March of this year, my girls and I reviewed an awesome box of craft and stationary goodness from Mila & Pheebs. We’ve been very fortunate again because they’ve kindly sent us their June box to review which has a safari theme to it. Just to give a brief overview, Mila & Pheebs offer subscription and activity boxes for kids. I love that the boxes are addressed to the children! Inside our box we found: Safari Criss Cross Safari Colouring-in Sheets Lion Eraser Safari Dotty Art Safari Pencil Safari Memo Pad Safari Wordsearch Safari Pop-Up Pencil Safari Greeting Cards… [Read More]

Mermaid Charm Jewellery Review

With half term upon us, I was grateful to have recently been sent this mermaid charm jewellery set to review. Available for £9.99 this super cute set includes everything your children will need to help them make some pretty cool mermaid jewellery. There are plenty of beads and charms of all different shapes, sizes and colours. There’s enough thread for children to make a number of necklaces and bracelets, plus there are also 5 clasps. Included in this set you’ll find: • 75 Bicone Beads – blue, green and purple • 45 Faceted Beads – pink, blue and turquoise •… [Read More]

Mila & Pheebs Spring Box Review

My girls and I absolutely love craft activities. It can be something as simple as colouring in or making something out of card boxes and tissue paper! There’s something quite therapeutic about sitting down and spending a few hours getting creative. Our girls were recently sent a box full of crafty goodness from Mila & Pheebs to review. The box was addressed to our girls which they loved! There’s something magical to them about having post delivered with their names on it! The team at Mila & Pheebs are obsessed with all things stationary! From sparkly pens, new shiny paperclips,… [Read More]