Toilet Paper Roll Octopus Craft

By Merryn | Posted on 17-11-2016 | 478 views
Categories Animal Crafts, Craft from Recycled Materials, Octopus, Toilet Paper Roll

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Toilet Paper Roll Octopus Craft

We first did this toilet paper roll octopus back in 2010 with the elder brother. Today we did the same with the little brother but skipped the painting part so it is not too lengthy.  You’ll need: 1 pcs toilet paper roll 1 pcs coloured foam 2 pcs googly eyes Hole punch Glue Watch this […]

Christmas Craft: Handprint Mitten

By Merryn | Posted on 05-11-2016 | 384 views
Categories Christmas Ideas, Hand and Footprint Art

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Christmas Craft: Handprint Mitten

Christmas is near and I am getting the kids to make some crafts to decorate our house. We will be making this simple craft we did back in 2010 – Handprint Christmas Mitten. My 3 year old did a tutorial video for this Handprint Mitten. Watch it here:

Sponge Painting – Koi Fish

By Merryn | Posted on 01-11-2016 | 400 views
Categories Animal Crafts, Fish

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Sponge Painting – Koi Fish

We did this sponge artwork with the elder brother back in 2012. Back then we did not have video tutorials. Today, we did this fun sponge painting with my 3 year old and we have the video to share. Here is the koi fish template if you wish to do it with your little ones […]

Stamping Activity: Spider, Lollipop and a Goldfish

By Merryn | Posted on 25-10-2016 | 1,492 views
Categories Toilet Paper Roll, YouTube tutorial

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Stamping Activity: Spider, Lollipop and a Goldfish

My youngest boy is now 3 years old. It is important to work on his soft motor skills. At this age, I pay more attention to his finger muscles and hand strengthening as it is crucial in helping him to hold the pencil when he starts going to school. Stamping is one of the best activity […]

Sand Candle Art

By Merryn | Posted on 25-07-2016 | 1,872 views
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Sand Candle Art

The boys love craft so much that they even got their hands busy while on vacation. I signed them up for a couple of craft activities and making Sand Candle Art was one of them. Watch this video on how to make a sand candle art. We can DIY this at home. The only question […]

Footprint Craft : Paper Popsicle

By Merryn | Posted on 30-06-2016 | 1,625 views
Categories Hand and Footprint Art, Paper Crafts

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Footprint Craft : Paper Popsicle

Today’s footprint craft is a remake of our footprint popsicle we did back in 2011 with the elder brother. The younger brother wanted to do it too but is too young to trace his own footprint and cut it out and got the big brother to help him out. The little one is able to […]

Rock Painting

By Merryn | Posted on 28-05-2016 | 1,839 views
Categories Rock painting

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Rock Painting

Rock painting is one of the easiest yet most fun activity to be done with the toddler. All we need is some paint and rocks and let the toddler paint away. Let him paint to his heart content. Dry it and use the rock for decoration. One can never have too many colored rocks 🙂 […]

Sand Name Art

By Merryn | Posted on 29-04-2016 | 1,793 views
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Sand Name Art

Let’s take the kids outdoor today. Crafting doesn’t need to be confined within the four walls. It is more fun to be done outdoors. Kids love playing sand. Give them sand and they can be kept occupied for hours. After they are done playing, I let them enjoy a craft activity. Using glue, I wrote […]

Leaf Stamping Art for Toddlers

By Merryn | Posted on 22-04-2016 | 1,472 views
Categories Egg Carton, Vitagen bottle

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Leaf Stamping Art for Toddlers

The hot spell brought many leaves to the ground and what better way to appreciate them then by making a leaf stamping art? All you need is lots of leaves, paint brush, tempera paste and a piece of paper for stamping on. We used plastic egg cartons to store paints and empty drink bottles to […]

Video Tutorial: Torn Paper Apple Art

By Merryn | Posted on 19-04-2016 | 1,492 views
Categories Food craft, Paper Crafts, YouTube tutorial

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Video Tutorial: Torn Paper Apple Art

We are starting something new. We’ll be making and sharing videos of the kids crafting. This is their first ever craft video, making Torn Paper Apple Art. Enjoy 😀

Stamping Activity for Toddlers

By Merryn | Posted on 27-03-2016 | 2,144 views
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Stamping Activity for Toddlers

Hello! My little boy is 2 1/2 years old now and loves to emulate his big brother. The other day the big brother was doing his school art work – stamping and the little one wanted to try it too. So I got him an okra, halved it and wrapped it with a tissue as […]

Chinese New Year Ang Pow Fish

By Merryn | Posted on 03-02-2016 | 2,943 views
Categories Animal Crafts, Chinese New Year, Festive Crafts, Fish

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Chinese New Year Ang Pow Fish

Remember our Ang Pow Fish decor we made back in 2010? Well, we improved it recently by adding a tail to it and it is now so much nicer. Ang Pow Fish Draw as shown above. Cut accordingly. Cut out the tail from another ang pow packet. Paste it onto the fish. Add googly eyes […]

Angpow Origami Monkey

By Merryn | Posted on 08-01-2016 | 3,072 views
Categories Animal Crafts, Chinese New Year, Festive Crafts, Monkey, Origami, Paper Crafts

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Angpow Origami Monkey

Chinese New Year is just a month away and we will be welcoming the Fire Monkey this year. Let’s make this cute origami monkey to welcome the year of the Monkey. Cute Angpow Origami Monkey. For more details, please click here.

Handprint Christmas Tree Art for Kids

By Merryn | Posted on 10-12-2015 | 2,744 views
Categories Christmas Ideas, Hand and Footprint Art

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Handprint Christmas Tree Art for Kids

Christmas is near so let’s make a handprint Christmas tree today! It’s very simple and fun! 

Multi-Level Toy Car Garage

By Merryn | Posted on 10-08-2015 | 3,780 views
Categories Toilet Paper Roll, Vehicle

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Multi-Level Toy Car Garage

My boys have too many cars. They are everywhere. We built a multi-level toy car garage using large toilet paper roll last weekend. Toilet Paper Roll Multi Level Toy Car Garage All we need are many huge toilet paper rolls and a thick board to support it at the back. Paste double-layered tapes on the […]

Toilet Paper Roll Apple Tree

By Merryn | Posted on 28-07-2015 | 2,752 views
Categories Crepe Paper, Toilet Paper Roll

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Toilet Paper Roll Apple Tree

After a long hiatus, we are finally ready to craft again as my little boy is turning two next month. Let’s make a toilet paper roll apple tree today.  We’ll need a toilet paper roll or a kitchen towel roll, brown tempera paste, green and red crepe paper.  Paint the toilet paper roll. Do not […]

Hari Raya Greeting Card

By Merryn | Posted on 01-07-2015 | 2,519 views
Categories Festive Crafts, Hari Raya

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Hari Raya Greeting Card

I just realized we have not been updating this blog since late last year. That is what Motherhood does to me. I hardly have time to craft with my kids but as the little one will be turning TWO next month, I’m sure we’ll be updating frequently as he is at the best age to […]

Red Packet Lantern

By Merryn | Posted on 29-12-2014 | 4,699 views
Categories Chinese New Year, Festive Crafts, Toilet Paper Roll

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Red Packet Lantern

Chinese New Year is just one and a half month away so let’s start making CNY decorations using red packets. For this Red Packet lantern, we’ll be needing TP Rolls too for the core. Wrap the TP Roll with red craft paper. Using only the front part of the red packet wrapper, cut lines down […]

Footprint Christmas Tree Art

By Merryn | Posted on 11-11-2014 | 4,007 views
Categories Christmas Ideas, Hand and Footprint Art

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Footprint Christmas Tree Art

Christmas is just a month away so let us start making some Christmas art. Footprint Christmas Tree Art My toddler is too young to paint his own foot so the elder brother helped him with it. Make sure to have a damp cloth nearby so you can wipe the paint off your little kid’s foot […]

Paper Plate Shark

By Merryn | Posted on 27-08-2014 | 21,140 views
Categories Paper Plate Crafts, Shark

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Paper Plate Shark

We came across a nice paper plate shark craft by Cindy and her son Trevor from My Creative Life. Cindy uses paper plates, coloured card stocks and googly eyes but we don’t have card stock and googly eyes in hand so we improvised and used only paper plates and colored craft foams  instead. Paper Plate Shark […]