Fairies Magical Potion Station

  We have an itty bitty garden and I often find it difficult to work out ways that we can enjoy the space. Everything requires a bit of thinking outside the box. So, when a plan comes together, we tend to hold onto it and change little elements to keep things exciting. Water play is very popular with Little Button and whatever the weather she loves getting her hands wet.…

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Make your own farm inspired mini world

  There is something extra special about home-made activities. Don’t get me wrong, our house is filled with the obligatory plastic stuff that click-clacks, buzzes and bleeps, and a heap of guilt induced ‘OMG we must buy wood’ toys. But… when it comes down to it, nothing holds Little Buttons interest more than a bit of make-shift wonder.   A recent visit to a lovely farm and their enticing gift…

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DIY Valentine’s Day heart decorations for the tiddlers

Happy Valentine’s Day everyone! We knew it was coming but somehow it still snuck up on us. In the Button house a happy day is one filled with small delights. Forgot romantic dinners, candles and soft wafting music… the reality is that we know if we can keep Little Button entertained with the little things, that actually, we will not only get to join in with the fun, but also…

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DIY Valentine’s Day Wreath – A Love for Craft campaign

  Do you love getting crafty? Us too! There is a fabulous new campaign called ‘A Love for Craft’ being run over at Go Cable Ties. The idea is to help inspire us to get crafty and add a bit of sparkle to our home for this Valentine’s, a day that can often be overlooked after the magic of Christmas and the eager anticipation of Easter (mmmm chocolate eggs!). Luckily for…

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Get crafty with this easy to make table centre piece

Are you hosting New Years at yours? Then why not consider making one of these pretty table centre pieces with your little one. It will keep them busy and also give them something special to show off to all your guests. My mum and dad brought over everything we needed to make ours, but all the bits and bobs you will need can be sourced from Hobbycraft and your local…

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Keep them busy with a gingerbread house

It can get really busy in the run up before Christmas for grown ups and we can’t always be on hand to bake another set of cookies or orchestrate more epic Christmasy craft activities with a couple of days left before the big show Christmas dinner. So here is an idea to keep little hands busy in the kitchen whilst you are whipping up your own storm. Do you have…

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Messy play – Autumn fun cheat sheet

    Quick, quick! Autumn is disappearing fast… before the crunchy leaves get blown away have a go at some seasonal messy fun. Here is a very quick and easy cheat sheet to getting down and messy.   1 – Get out and about in search for some autumn delights We were on our way back from a trip out to the park when little button started to collect autumny…

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