Video Tutorial: Torn Paper Apple Art

By Merryn | Posted on 19-04-2016 | 6,145 views
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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 | 5,320 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 | 8,977 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 | 7,324 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 | 5,798 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 | 8,743 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 | 6,454 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 | 6,366 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 | 10,854 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 | 7,297 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 | 44,645 views
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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 […]

Paper Plate Penguin

By Merryn | Posted on 19-08-2014 | 16,717 views
Categories Animal Crafts, Paper Crafts, Paper Plate Crafts, Penguin

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Paper Plate Penguin

It has been quite some time since we last made a paper plate craft hasn’t it? Let’s make a super simple paper plate craft today. Let’s make a penguin 🙂   Paper Plate Penguin All we need is just ONE piece of white paper plate. Fold two sides as the wings. Paint the folded area […]

Balancing Butterfly Craft

By Merryn | Posted on 06-06-2014 | 10,330 views
Categories Animal Crafts, Bird, Butterfly, Craft from Recycled Materials, Insect crafts, Paper Crafts, Party Craft

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Balancing Butterfly Craft

This is a really fun craft that doesnt require any fancy materials. You’ll most likely have everything already at home. It’s also ‘magical’ and I’m sure your kids will love it! Amazing Balancing Butterfly Craft Materials needed: Coloured Paper Card board from cereal boxes (or any other box) Glue Coins Fold a coloured paper half. […]

Origami Whale

By Merryn | Posted on 01-06-2014 | 25,001 views
Categories Animal Crafts, Origami, Paper Crafts, Whale

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Origami Whale

It’s the school holidays now so let’s make an origami whale. OK so it’s the school holidays and I just wanted to do something different with my entry. Hehe. This is not my usual entry. There is no step-by-step instructions but just comic of my two kids because I’ve posted a step-by-step instructions on how […]

Toe Print Caterpillar

By Merryn | Posted on 18-09-2013 | 10,391 views
Categories Animal Crafts, Hand and Footprint Art

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Toe Print Caterpillar

Sorry for the long hiatus. I’ve just delivered to a cute baby boy and on his 15th day, he did his very first print art using his toes! 🙂 Toe Print Caterpillar The big brother painted a leaf and stamped it onto a piece of paper. He later painted his toes and stamped them above […]

Handphone charger holder

By Merryn | Posted on 01-08-2013 | 7,687 views
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Handphone charger holder

We’ll be making an extremely simple handphone charger holder out of milk carton today. Handphone charger holder.   Cut an empty milk carton into the above shape and decorate as you wish. Your simple handphone charger holder is done!

Sailboat Craft

By Merryn | Posted on 24-07-2013 | 9,177 views
Categories Craft from Recycled Materials, Vehicle

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Sailboat Craft

Let’s go sailing! We’ll be making a sailboat out of milk carton today. Milk carton sailboat craft We’ll need an empty milk carton (washed, rinsed and dried) Cut into half. Paste colored tape all around it. Use a chopstick and paper for the sail and tape it onto the sailboat and it’s done. Simple! Happy […]

Do-It-Yourself Self-Watering Pot

By Merryn | Posted on 21-06-2013 | 8,470 views
Categories Bottles

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Do-It-Yourself Self-Watering Pot

Hi there. It’s been a while since our last update. We’ve been pretty busy lately. So busy that our plants died because we forgot to water them 🙁 Because of that, today we’ll be sharing on how to Do-It-Yourself a self-watering container for your plants. We did this a couple of months ago and our […]

Bottle Pencil Case

By Merryn | Posted on 30-05-2013 | 27,005 views
Categories Bottles, Paper Mache, Papier Mache, Teacher's Day, Vehicle

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Bottle Pencil Case

This is a great school holiday crafts for kids. Today we will be transforming a simple plastic bottle into a cool Airplane Pencil Case. Papier Mache Airplane Pencil Case – Slit open an empty plastic bottle. – Cut wings and tail out of old carton boxes and tape them onto the bottle – Cut strips […]

Masquerade Mask

By Merryn | Posted on 29-04-2013 | 10,761 views
Categories Crafts by Materials, Hand and Footprint Art, Paper Crafts

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Masquerade Mask

Today we will be making a face mask or rather an eye mask from colored construction paper. Construction Paper Face Mask   You’ll need construction papers of various colors. Trace your hand onto two different colored paper. Cut. Cut a hole in the middle for the eyes to see. Paste them together. Decorate. Paste a […]