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Homemade Personalised Photos

Homemade Personalised PhotosHere’s a really simple way to make a unique and treasured gift for the loved ones in your family – homemade personalised photos. They’re actually fairly easy to do and are inexpensive to make. But best of all, your photos will be totally unique!

Pirate Ship Grid Game

The Pirate Ship Grid GameThe Pirate Ship Grid Game is really easy and quick to set up. It’s great for introducing children to the mathematical skill of reading and using grids.0″/

The Objective of the game is for one player to locate the position of another player’s pirate ship by asking if the ship is positioned at different grid coordinates. Here you’ll find both the instructions and a free printable pirate ship grid.

How to Make A Pirate Hat

How to Make A Pirate HatHere’s a simple way to make an effective pirate hats for the pirates in your family. Included is a free pirate hat pattern which can be downloaded and printed. Pirate hats provide an excellent way to enhance your child’s dramatic play. So much fun!

Homemade Lego Listening Game

Homemade Lego Listening GameThis homemade Lego listening game is SO easy to organise and is very versatile. The level of challenge or difficulty can be changed very quickly to suit the abilities of your child.

The objective of the game is for one player to arrange his/her blocks in exactly the same design/pattern as the other player.

The catch is that players cannot see each others’ blocks/board but must rely only on verbal instructions only.

Balloon Yo-Yo

Balloon Yo-YoA balloon yo-yo is a fun home-made toy to make for children. It’s very easy to create. All you need is a balloon, water & rubber bands. Here’s how to make one.

DIY Self-Watering Plant Pots

DIY Self-Watering Pots
Self-watering pots are very simple to make and are something children can do (with a little help from adults). These self-watering pots are made from recycled materials you probably already have around your home

DIY Catapult Games

DIY Catapult GamesThese are three games we played with our recently created DIY working catapults. These catapults are serious fun to play with. We literally lost track of time while we were playing.

The games we played included both maths and problem-solving concepts.

DIY Working Catapults

DIY Working CatapultsThese DIY working catapults are perfect for making with children. They are so much fun to use. The catapults also extremely easy to make from inexpensive materials you probably already have around your home. Definitely worth making!

DIY Sand Combs

DIY Sand CombsSand combs are practical tools which can enhance children’s creativity and play in the sand. Here is a very inexpensive way to make sand combs for children by using plastic lids from ice-cream containers.

Home Made Toy: Tumbling Bunnies

Tumbling BunniesTumbling bunnies are easy homemade toys to make. Tumbling bunnies are ‘bizarre’ because they seem to take on a life of their own. So much fun to play with!