colouring, Paper craft

My Family Printable Castle Activity

This fairy-tale, family tree castle is a great activity to encourage children to talk about their families and the people (and pets) that are close to them. In the UK, the royal family is a useful example to use with children as they are in the public eye and it is easy to find free… Continue reading My Family Printable Castle Activity

colouring, Paper craft

Free Printable Shop to Decorate

I first designed this little printable shop to be the colouring activity when we were learning about money at Rainbows. It is a great little activity for getting imaginations going. Thinking about the name of the shop and what they want to sell. Even my eleven year old and nine year old asked for their… Continue reading Free Printable Shop to Decorate

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Free Printable Suitcase Packing Activity

This is an activity I did with my Rainbows when we were doing the Camping Stage 1 badge. However, it would also be a useful resource for lots of different occasions or just a fun activity for little ones to do while you pack the actual suitcases for their holidays. As the Rainbows arrived for… Continue reading Free Printable Suitcase Packing Activity

colouring, Easter, Paper craft

Easter Pop-Up Free Printable

This is just a quick colouring printable that makes a very satisfying little pop-up card. The back is blank so you can write your own Easter message. It is best printed onto thin card. Print out the template by clicking here. Cut out the main piece and the small rectangle cross picture. 2. Using a… Continue reading Easter Pop-Up Free Printable

Activity sheet, colouring, Easter

Easter Activity Sheet

I love children's activity sheets. It is always a bonus when you take the children out for lunch and the waitress arrives with a good activity sheet and a pot of colouring pencils to keep the children occupied. This Easter printable will keep any little guests you have over for lunch busy. It is also… Continue reading Easter Activity Sheet

colouring, Paper craft

Secret Message Flowers

I grew up in a small, market town in Devon. It was the sort of town that only had one street of shops but they still managed to sell everything that anybody ever needed. This was the early Eighties, we didn't even have a supermarket nearby and internet shopping would have seemed like something from… Continue reading Secret Message Flowers

colouring, Easter, Paper craft

Easter Chick Peg Puppet

This is a sweet little project to fill fifteen minutes or so. It can be adapted to lots of different ideas and occasions (crocodiles, sharks, dinosaur eggs) or you can just print off the pdf below to make our chick and egg Easter version. Click here for printable pdf colouring sheet https://drive.google.com/file/d/1E5LJOJHb5XcR1cA_S_NPLQ0su3k4lFut/view?usp=sharing To make this… Continue reading Easter Chick Peg Puppet