The holidays are here….

July 1, 2011

Tiny weaving....image from 'the long thread'

The school holidays are here and that can mean lots of different things to lots of different people.

Over the past couple of months I have been collecting ideas…

We surely won’t do all of them!

Kendra from Southern Disposition has 101 Amazingly Awesome Things To Do With Your Older Toddler.

Younger children are well considered on  Counting on Me with 101 Things To Do With Your Toddler

Colour Matching game. IMage from Frugal Family Fun.

Family Fun tackle the Primary aged group with lots of great ideas. Grab a cup of your preferred beverage to look through this one.

Dad home for the holidays too….and looking for something fun to do? Here are 10 Projects to make with Dad for kids 10 and under from a great blog called Make:Online

Into origami?…… join the origami club.

…and here, a list of links to capture your inagination.

Toys from Drawings. Image from Martha Stewart

Tiny Weaving Project….. by the long thread

Sun Print Silhouette…. .by Dried Figs and Wooden Spools.

Colour Matching Game…. by Frugal Family Fun

Build a bird blind.….. by Rosy-Posy

Make your own pixel art.…. by Our First Nest

‘Hangy -me-jig’ …..by dottie angel

Build a pea tee-pee ….. by  Craft Leftovers

Stuffed Animals from Kids’ Drawings….. by Martha Stewart

'Hangy-me-jig' from dottie angel. Image hers.

Create a Fairy Garden….. by Go Explore Nature

DIY Vinyl Wall Art ….. by Instructables

DIY fabric wall decals ….. by  How About Orange.

….and of course some toilet roll love! Critters ….. by El hada de papel

These projects are just the tip of the iceberg for lots of these blogs. Take some time….if you get some…. and have a look around.

Let me know if you find any great holiday  inspiration…or if you try some of these.

Enjoy!

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One Response to “The holidays are here….”

  1. Hi Ally

    We gave the Pea, Tee-Pe a go..The kids had a great time collecting sticks on a bush walk and we planted some seeds and assembled in the afternoon. A great distraction for all three kids. Thanks for the idea!

    Laura

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