Category: crafts

Pasta Jewelry Tutorial

Pasta Jewelry! Helps your little person by supporting creativity, cognitive development, dexterity, fine motor skills, & early math concepts (patterning). A great craft, made even better because chances are you already have everything you need in your kitchen. Our first week of cold and wet fall weather, our park trips were cut short and we needed...

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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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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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Feather Tutorial

When our little people need a some extra support we have found completing a craft together can provide them with something to hold onto physically and emotionally. Let your little one choose the colour combinations and  pick out extra “embellishments” The idea for our feathers came from a mom who, inspired by Dumbos magic feather,...

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