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Rainbow Music Shakers

recycled Music Shakers made from plastic bottles
Empty plastic bottles are everywhere and waiting to be re-used into this fun project. Emma at My Little 3... and Me shows us how to make these stylish musical shakers. You will need pom-poms, white rice, coloured ribbons to create one of your own.


Make a colour sorting game

recycling cardboard rolls
I was looking for something to create from all the left over Christmas paper rolls when I discovered this great educational activity at Learning4Kids. Just paint the cardboard rolls in advance and allowed them to dry before masking them to the wall or window.


Stained Glass Hearts

This colourful Valentine Craft is made from milk bottles, glue and tissue paper. It is the translucency of plastic milk bottles that makes them great for creating a stained glass effect.

recycled Stained Glass Heart craft

See the tutorial at Emma's blog My Little 3... and me


Heart mobile

create a handmade Heart mobile

Donni from The Magic Onions shows you how to create this hanging heart shape mobile with string and a heart shaped paper punch.


Circle punch wall art

make wall art with kids

This wall art is made by Merrilee and her boys.

" I wanted to do something simple and graphic, and most importantly, something that the boys themselves could do, pretty much on their own. So we came up with a circle punch art idea."

See more photos, the finished art and the tutorial at mer mag


Seed Pod Babies

Waldorf craft

Create these beautiful sleeping babies from milkweed pods and acorns
with this tutorial at
How To Run A Home Daycare with Jana, a former elementary school teacher, who runs a Waldorf inspired home child care.


I Love You This Much Card

Personalize this card with children's handprints
tutorial from Day In my Life

Flower garden of chores

create a garden of paper flowers

 This is a gift that keeps on giving—
a pretty decorated garden of flowers plus chores to help your mum.



tutorial to make quilt blue is bleu
Audrie at Blue is Bleu has step-by-step instructions for the Quilt-Along
where you can create this wonderful quilt pictured.
The great thing is you can go at your own pace with these
12 steps.