Valentines Day Arts and Crafts

We have enjoyed lots of Valentine’s Day arts and crafts activities over the last few weeks. Here are a few of our favourite activities: We have: Made a cute Penguin Shape Collage Decorated our Valentine’s Day Tree with Bubble wrap Salt Dough Heart Decorations Had fun making Home-made playdough and using it to create Love … Read more

Lovely Bubbly Valentines Day Cards for Kids

Do you like to use bubble wrap in your arts and crafts? Have you tried printing with it before? We are bubble wrap mad over here at Crafty Kids at Home and have been busy printing lovely bubbly hearts onto the front of Valentine’s Day cards. We are delighted to be taking part in Emma … Read more

Valentine’s Day Activities for Toddlers

Valentine’s Day is not too far away now, so we’ve been busymaking lots of heart shaped pictures to decorate our home with next month.  Bella has been kept busy with lots of paint and glitter filled activities, whilst the boys have been in school. Stamped Potato Shaped Hearts – I used a heart shaped cookie … Read more

Lovely Bubbly Love Potion Play

Enjoy some lovely bubbly fun when you mix up our Valentine’s Day Love Potion with your kids. It’s great for a cold or rainy day indoors. Blowing bubbles is our number one boredom buster at home right now. My kids love to get hands on (and hands in!) with our activities. They love: Exploring different … Read more

Valentine’s Heart Painting with Waterbeads

  Waterbeads are a firm favourite with my kids and we are always looking for new ways to use them in our activities. Our favourites so far have been our “Pretend Baking” and “Witches Bubbling Brew” messy play activities. I have been trying to think of a way to incorporate waterbeads into one of our … Read more

An Invitation to make Valentines Day Playdough Love Bugs

Make your own Valentines Day themed play dough and have fun making some Love Bugs (and more) with it.  I had to think of a quick calm down activity for my littlest two yesterday, when Daddy decided to take Liam off for the afternoon to climb a mountain. Usually Daddy would happily take the three … Read more

Love Heart Number Recognition Butterflies

Add some love to learning this Winter with our Love Heart Number Recognition Butterflies Matching Game.  It’s freezing outside, so to warm up our number learning we introduced colourful hearts into a number recognition game. Plus moving the pegs around really helped to warm our hands and fingers up (and help strengthen our fine motor … Read more