Category Archives: With the Kids

Key rings

We all have a selection of small toys around the house, especially those that are occupied by small and not so small children. A quick and easy way to keep one of these or to re-use a favourite one is to make it into a keying.


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Juice carton purse

Juice carton purses are a really easy way to make a little coin purse or even one big enough for your cards. It is also perfect as first wallet for the kids, they can decorate and change it as much as they want. Continue reading Juice carton purse

Easy Bird feeder

We all like to help our animal friends when we can and a large part of the population put out bird food, especially during winter but this isn’t always a cheap option. Never mind the cost of the seed, or nuts, or fat balls the average bird feeder will set you back between £4 and £5 each, this is cheap and easy way to feed the birds and make something beautiful and unique for the garden.

Finished and in the garden, just waiting for the birds

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Multicoloured Lego crayons

Finished lego men and blocks in crayon
Finished lego men and blocks in crayon

I have seen these before online and thought it was a great use for leftover bits if crayons. It is the disaster that befalls all young and old people and their box of crayons. At the beginning you have a perfect box of crayons in every Colour imaginable but slowly more and more break and get used until all that is left is lots of little broken bits.

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