Monthly Archive: October 2014

Spookily Fast Salt Dough Skeletons

Helps your little people by supporting creativity, cognitive development, dexterity, fine motor skills, colour mixing and fun. Like all our crafts, you probably already have everything you need. From start to finish our skeletons took 1hr. The dough isn’t sticky, is easy clean up and only has three ingredients, water salt and flour. And unlike the...

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Super kid tutorial series (ii) CAPED SHIRT & GAUNTLETS

Our gang loves playing dressup and they especially love being super kids!
We spend a lot of time coming up with simple costumes we can make easily with the junk stuff we have lying around the house or in the bottom of the craft bin.Make all or some of the pieces, customize with decals and stensiling even add your little persons initials. Hate sewing, no problem we though of that too!

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Super kid tutorial series (i) MASK

The first tutorial in our Super Kid series: Our Super Kid Mask. The series uses stuff you probably already own, cheap easy and sewing optional.
The Super Kid Mask is made of two pieces of felt with an ajustable elastic head strap. The toggle makes it so the mask will fit any size head age One to One Hundred!

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What’s in our diaper bags: The Checklist

After years of leaving the house with a herd of children in tow we can pack a mean diaper bag. This is the lowdown.We’ve all been there, rummaging around in your diaper bag for something you NEED on a trip away from home and not finding it. Kids can be messy and unpredictable so and having a wipe or a plastic bag at hand can mean the difference between an hiccup in your day and a frenzied trip home … On the other hand, dragging a big bag overflowing with stuff you don’t need exploding socks, receipts and crackers at inopportune moments…

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A parenting & childcare blog for real life! Fruitful Pursuits

Well worn and road tested: clothes, food, gear; at Fruitful Pursuits we dish on our experiences, kid approved food, activities, & crafts, tips on surviving outings, managing challenging behaviour, tricks of the trade, tutorials and DIY projects, all for real kids and real life. We work with kids everyday, wonderful, fulfilling, messy, sometimes thankless and exhausting work- We...

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