Crepe Paper Pencil Holder

By Merryn | Posted on 29-04-2012 | 9,770 views
Categories Animal Crafts, Bee, Craft from Recycled Materials, Crafts by Materials, Crepe Paper, Mother's Day, Toilet Paper Roll

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Crepe Paper Pencil Holder

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 | 14,689 views
Categories Animal Crafts, Cotton, Crafts by Materials, Easter, Festive Crafts, Lamb

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Easter Lamb craft

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 | 6,172 views
Categories Craft from Recycled Materials, Easter, Festive Crafts, Toilet Paper Roll

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Easter Egg Mickey Mouse

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 | 7,376 views
Categories Art Crafts

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Marine World Sponge Painting

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 | 10,579 views
Categories Animal Crafts, Crafts by Materials, Crepe Paper, Food craft, Paper Crafts

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Simple Paper Twisting Project

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 | 6,940 views
Categories Beads, Craft from Recycled Materials, Crafty Crafted Friends, Insect crafts

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Button Bugs

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 | 13,721 views
Categories Corrugated Paper, Craft from Recycled Materials, Paper Crafts

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Textured Space Art

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. […]

Valentine’s Torch

By Merryn | Posted on 13-02-2012 | 4,252 views
Categories Craft from Recycled Materials, Print Art, Toilet Paper Roll, Valentine's Day

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Valentine’s Torch

It’s Valentine’s Day in a few minutes time. We did a Valentine craft today. It is a Valentine’s Torch. While we were thinking of what we wanted to project on the wall, I asked my boy what he knows about Valentine’s Day. His answer is simply CUPID! I do not know how to draw a […]

Puffy Heart Valentine

By Merryn | Posted on 07-02-2012 | 10,773 views
Categories Crafts by Materials, Crepe Paper, Festive Crafts, Paper Crafts, Shapes, Valentine's Day, Valentine's Day Crafts

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Puffy Heart Valentine

Valentine’s Day is around the corner. Let’s make a puffy heart today <3 Valentine’s Puffy Heart Referring to our post here, cut a heart out of hard construction paper to be used as the template. Let the kids trace the outline of the heart on white hard construction paper. Cut the heart out. Younger kids […]

DIY Ang Pow Packet

By Merryn | Posted on 30-01-2012 | 18,652 views
Categories Chinese New Year, Festive Crafts, Paper Crafts, Print Art

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DIY Ang Pow Packet

I was a pre-school teacher when I was expecting my little artist Ethan. It was always my intention to continue teaching and remain in the working force. All that changed the moment I laid hand on my baby in the Operating Theatre. I submitted my resignation and vowed to be the best mother a mom […]

Fridge Magnet : Dragon

By Merryn | Posted on 16-01-2012 | 26,749 views
Categories Animal Crafts, Chinese New Year, Festive Crafts, Fridge Magnets

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Fridge Magnet : Dragon

Let’s make a Dragon art today 🙂 Dragon fridge magnet.  Super simple and a fun craft to make. Print out a dragon head and a tail. I got the dragon head and tail template from here. Paint them and cut when dry. Cut a strip of paper and paste three magnets along it. Paste the […]

Z for Zebra

By Merryn | Posted on 06-01-2012 | 10,349 views
Categories Alphabets, Animal Crafts, Teaching Aid, Zebra

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Z for Zebra

I remembered my niece once shared with us a naughty little joke. She asked, “What animal is very hamsup (cheeky)?” Me: The LEMUR (King Julian) in Madagascar! Hazel: WRONG! Me: Then what? Hazel: ZEBRA!  Coz zebra will un-ZIP and show off its BRA!   LoL! Cheeky little girl she was… Today, let’s not be cheeky and […]

Pyssla Bead : Happy Feet

By Merryn | Posted on 27-12-2011 | 12,300 views
Categories Animal Crafts, Pyssla Beads

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Pyssla Bead : Happy Feet

We were shopping when he came across this penguin and took the feet away! >_< Happy Feet 😛 Pyssla Bead Happy Feet WITHOUT the feet as my board is just too small! Anyway, it’s been raining cats and dogs recently and Ethan found many dead frog on the road.. They looked like this : Have […]

DIY : Soft Glow Light

By Merryn | Posted on 18-12-2011 | 5,353 views
Categories Bottles, Christmas Ideas

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DIY : Soft Glow Light

We were privileged to be invited to dine at The Speakeasy Restaurant and Bar yesterday. The food is awesome but what caught my eyes the moment we were seated is their glow lights! I was at awe with their decor. It is all hand-made and I am telling you, this is really awesome! I finally […]

Silver Bird Christmas Tree Ornament

By Merryn | Posted on 04-12-2011 | 9,755 views
Categories Christmas Ideas, Christmas tree ornaments

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Silver Bird Christmas Tree Ornament

Christmas is just around the corner. Decorating for Christmas can be fun but often burns a big hole in our pocket. Let’s not burn our pockets any further and DIY our very own ornaments instead. DIY Silver Bird Christmas Tree Ornament. I drew the bird template on a drawing block. We recycled the hardboard that comes […]

Cardboard Christmas Tree

By Merryn | Posted on 02-12-2011 | 8,349 views
Categories Christmas Ideas, Christmas tree ornaments, Crafty Crafted Friends

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Cardboard Christmas Tree

Victoria of Reuse Craft shared with us this her kids’ lovely Cardboard Christmas Tree using painted cardboard, recycled beads, toilet paper roll covered with fabric scraps and a star made out of an empty coffee capsule. Thank you Victoria for the lovely Christmas craft. Click here to check out Victoria’s entry. You too can share your […]

Fireworks

By Merryn | Posted on 24-11-2011 | 6,752 views
Categories Art Crafts

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Fireworks

The year end is near and that calls for a celebration. Let’s make a fireworks artwork today 😀 Dilute some paints (the more watery the better) and drip some on art block. With a straw in your mouth, blow to spread the paint. Repeat this process until you’ve achieved the fireworks you desires 😀 The […]

Yellow Angry Bird Pyssla Beads

By Merryn | Posted on 23-11-2011 | 9,951 views
Categories Bird, Pyssla Beads

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Yellow Angry Bird Pyssla Beads

Still in the mood for Pyssla Beads. Here’s a Yellow Angry Bird 😀 Yellow Angry Bird

Egg mold as CUTE bread cutter

By Merryn | Posted on 16-11-2011 | 5,375 views
Categories Food craft

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Egg mold as CUTE bread cutter

Since the little boy started school, it is a headache to think of what to make for him to bring to class. I made this cute little cheese sandwiches the other day and he super loves it! Read the full entry here. I have to think creatively now to add ‘excitement’ into his lunch box. […]

Bubble wrap Honeycomb art

By Merryn | Posted on 11-11-2011 | 17,112 views
Categories Bee, Fingerprint Art, Insect crafts

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Bubble wrap Honeycomb art

Let’s make a honeycomb using bubble wrap today 😀 Honeycomb Paint a piece of bubble wrap Place the painted surface down on a piece of paper Paint your thumb and stamp all over as the bees Paint the wings and draw lines on the bees. Now comes the fun part. Mix some paint with PVA […]