I have a lovely childhood memory of sitting on the wooden floor of our dining room in the sunshine making tissue paper flowers with my Mum. This is the sort of memory I want my children to have - of a special, calm time making things together - and one of the reasons why I… Continue reading Tissue Paper 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
This egg cosy is loosely based on a version I sell in my Folksy shop but made from felt instead of linen to make it easier for younger/beginner crafters. I am going to include instructions to make two different versions. This blog post is for older children and adults to sew. The easier version for… Continue reading Easter Bunny Egg Cosy 1
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
These bookmarks make a nice quick colouring project. These are best printed onto cardstock or printed onto paper and then laminated after colouring. Add a ribbon and some beads to make them extra special. Download the printable pdf here.
This colouring sheet comes as a large printable picture or as a smaller printable that can be cut out and used to construct a small rocking horse. Click here for the large Rainbow Horse Click here for the rocking horse printable To construct the rocking horse: 1. Cut out the two circles and small rectangle… Continue reading Rainbow Rocking Horse
I used to love making these paper angels when I was little and now I make them with my children and my Rainbows every year. They can sit on the mantelpiece, hang on the tree or even sit on the top branch of the tree. You can print the pdf file (linked below) onto card… Continue reading Paper Angels
Free printable paper doll with Rainbows uniform, Brownies uniform and a princess outfit. Print onto card or paper and cut out carefully (making sure you don't remove the tabs). Fold the tabs to allow the outfits to hang on the doll. Click here for printable paper doll pdf.
Children love making these little origami fortune tellers. They are so easy to make that once children learn the folds they become inspired and create many different, imaginative variations. That's why I have included links to printable pdfs of a blank fortune teller and a decorated version. Colour in fortune teller Printable Colour-in fortune teller pdf… Continue reading Origami Fortune Teller