DIY Halloween Trick or Treat Bag

By Merryn | Posted on 16-10-2012 | 7,164 views
Categories Animal Crafts, Cat, Festive Crafts, Halloween, Paper Crafts

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Halloween is just around the corner. Let’s start preparing for ‘Trick or Treat’. We don’t need to burn a hole in our pocket this festive season. Just DIY what we can. For this Halloween Goodie Bag, all we need is brown paper bag and black sugar paper. DIY Halloween Trick or Treat Bag First, draw […]

Halloween Treats: Edible SPIDER

By Merryn | Posted on 09-10-2012 | 5,628 views
Categories Halloween

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Oh yummy, yummy. It’s been a while since we last ate SPIDERS! Spiders are simply delicious come Halloween don’t you agree? Ingredients used are Oreo biscuits, chocolate sticks and strawberry chips. There! Delicious SPIDER for Trick or Treating! Read the step-by-step on how to make this SPIDER treats here.

Papier Mache Hook

By Merryn | Posted on 25-09-2012 | 7,601 views
Categories Animal Crafts, Craft from Recycled Materials, Paper Crafts, Paper Mache, Snake

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It’s been some time since our last papier mache project so let’s make one today. Papier mache snake hook Cut an S shape out of a hard board. Roll some old newspapers and secure them on the S template using masking tape. Repeat on another side. Use masking tape and tape all over the newspaper. […]

CD Ladybug Note Holder

By Merryn | Posted on 29-08-2012 | 21,268 views
Categories CD, Craft from Recycled Materials, Fridge Magnets, Insect crafts, Ladybug

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We have lots and lots of old CDs in our TV cabinet. Some of them have scratches all over that I thought of disposing them when I was spring cleaning the other day. But we never throw away old stuffs now do we? We recycle them! 😀 Besides CDs we also have lots of these […]

Dog Cookies for Kids

By Merryn | Posted on 15-08-2012 | 10,251 views
Categories Animal Crafts

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Besides crafting, we can also bake cute stuffs for kids. With just flour, icing sugar and butter (and some chocolate chips, rice and Koko Krunch), we can make this cute little doggies cookies. Click here for recipe and full instructions 🙂

Egg Carton Handprint Owl

By Merryn | Posted on 13-08-2012 | 9,266 views
Categories Animal Crafts, Bird, Egg Carton, Hand and Footprint Art

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Howdy craftiers! Sorry for the long absence. It’s been some time now since our last hand print art, hasn’t it? Let’s make this cute handprint owl art today 🙂 Handprint Egg Carton Owl Paint your palm brown. Stamp it onto a piece of drawing art block. Cut the eyes and beak out of an egg […]

Koi fish painting for kids

By Merryn | Posted on 08-07-2012 | 17,011 views
Categories Animal Crafts, Chinese New Year, Fish

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The kids painted koi fish today in the Studio. It’s super easy even a toddler can do it! 😀 Koi fish (Japanese carp) painting I drew and cut out two templates (as shown above) for each of the kids. Get the kids to paint the entire drawing block blue using sponge. My kid insists to […]

Toilet paper roll pencil holder

By Merryn | Posted on 25-06-2012 | 21,553 views
Categories Craft from Recycled Materials, Toilet Paper Roll

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Inspired by FamilyFun’s dyed egg scuba diver craft, we improvised and came out with this: Snorkeling pencil holder We’ll need a large toilet paper roll, a sauce cup, a straw and a rubber band for this craft. Glue the toilet paper roll onto a cardboard. Paint the toilet paper roll. Draw circles. Use paper punch […]

Craft foam picture frame

By Merryn | Posted on 18-06-2012 | 7,626 views
Categories Craft Foam, Crafts by Materials, Father's Day, Ladybug, Mother's Day, Teacher's Day

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It’s Father’s Day today. The kids did a foam picture frame to present to their father (or mother as it is after all Parents’ Month this month) DIY Foam Picture Frame. You’ll need half an A4 size of coloured craft foam. Place a smaller rectangle paper in the middle of that craft foam and draw […]

Pencil Topper

By Merryn | Posted on 12-06-2012 | 7,422 views
Categories Animal Crafts, Bookmark, Butterfly, Insect crafts, Paper Crafts

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During the school holidays, I brought our little crafty boy to the mall for some fun holiday crafts. They did a pencil topper that day. My boy was given this piece of hard construction printed paper. He coloured it. I thought he did a great job at coloring the horse! 😀 He then applied glue […]

Tissue Paper Puff

By Merryn | Posted on 20-05-2012 | 7,169 views
Categories Crafts by Materials, Crafty Crafted Friends, Crepe Paper

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Our first paper flower project was back in 2010 when we did crepe paper carnations. See full details here. Today, whitneywpanetta of Look Between the Lines shared with us a lovely tissue paper puff project. Click here for full tutorial. Thank you Whitney for sharing this lovely craft work with us. You too can share […]

Splash of colours

By Merryn | Posted on 18-05-2012 | 6,893 views
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When you are caught in a moment of boredom and not know what to do, try this simple but fun project. Cut any shapes out of hard-board paper or you can just use leaf, branches or anything to place on the drawing block. Dip toothbrush into paint and rub the bristles. Colours will splash out […]

Felt Bunny

By Merryn | Posted on 14-05-2012 | 5,366 views
Categories Animal Crafts, Crafts by Materials, Crafty Crafted Friends, Easter, Felt, Festive Crafts, Rabbit

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Michael Ann of Michael Ann Made shared with us this cute little bunny felt craft. This could be a fun craft to do with your kids who want to learn to sew by enlarging the pattern a few percent on a copy machine, and using yarn and a yarn sewing needle to stitch it together. The full […]

Crepe Paper Pencil Holder

By Merryn | Posted on 29-04-2012 | 9,521 views
Categories Animal Crafts, Bee, Craft from Recycled Materials, Crafts by Materials, Crepe Paper, Mother's Day, Toilet Paper Roll

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I’ve always loved the fine art of pottery. I wish to try pottery with the students but I can’t find a good enough clay yet. In the meantime, remember the kids’ paper twisting project previously? Refer to it here. Let’s get them to train their ‘pottery’ skills using crepe paper instead 🙂 We will need […]

Easter Lamb craft

By Merryn | Posted on 06-04-2012 | 13,915 views
Categories Animal Crafts, Cotton, Crafts by Materials, Easter, Festive Crafts, Lamb

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It’s Good Friday today. Are you done decorating your eggs for Easter?  Inspired by DisneyFamilyFun, we did this little cutie lamb today 🙂 Easter Egg Lamb Our little artist has just started learning the piano and one of his favourite piece is Mary has a Little Lamb. He learned this piece from YouTube. Watch him […]

Easter Egg Mickey Mouse

By Merryn | Posted on 03-04-2012 | 5,969 views
Categories Craft from Recycled Materials, Easter, Festive Crafts, Toilet Paper Roll

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Easter is just around the corner. Thanks to www.family.go.com, we found this cute way to decorate our Easter Eggs 🙂 Watch this video on how we transformed an ordinary egg into a cute Mickey Mouse! <3

Marine World Sponge Painting

By Merryn | Posted on 23-03-2012 | 7,030 views
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We are taking a break from toilet paper rolls and egg carton crafts. Today, we are back to basics with simple sponge painting. I gave the kids in the Studio sponges and get them to sponge blue paint all over the paper. Then, using cute underwater creatures template, they started painting all over the paper. […]

Simple Paper Twisting Project

By Merryn | Posted on 05-03-2012 | 10,187 views
Categories Animal Crafts, Crafts by Materials, Crepe Paper, Food craft, Paper Crafts

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We did a simple paper twisting project today. Paper Twist Apple All we need are crepe papers and PVA glue. Twist crepe papers. Paste and shape according to your liking. He is trying to make an apple there 😀 While another girl did snakes and their nest filled with eggs! Simple but lots of fun! […]

Button Bugs

By Merryn | Posted on 22-02-2012 | 6,760 views
Categories Beads, Craft from Recycled Materials, Crafty Crafted Friends, Insect crafts

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Yvonne of MyDiaryMyBlog shared with us this cute craft made by her kids from recycling old buttons taken out from old clothings. All they needed were old buttons, UHU glue, sequins and soft wires. This craft requires adult’s supervision as buttons and tiny sequins are being used. Please ensure the little ones do not put them […]

Textured Space Art

By Merryn | Posted on 20-02-2012 | 13,387 views
Categories Corrugated Paper, Craft from Recycled Materials, Paper Crafts

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My boy loves the outer space. He found this picture online the other day. He loves it so much that he printed it out. Since he loves it very much I thought of converting it into a piece of art. We managed to make the above inspired by the picture that he printed out earlier. […]