HEART-SHAPED BOOKMARKER

By | February 12th, 2019|Children, DIY, Home, Presents, Valentine's Day|

What you need: a piece of cardboard a pencil 1 piece of red felt 1 piece of pink felt a small button 40 cm long ribbon needle and thread Cut the cardboard into the shape of a heart using the template. Use the red felt to cut 2 hearts somewhat larger than the cardboard [...]

WOODEN BLOCKS

By | July 6th, 2018|Children, DIY, Djeca, DOM, Home, Little creators, Pokloni, Presents, Uradi sam|

Let your children enjoy hours of play-time with blocks you made yourself What you need: wooden blocks, 6x6 cm (you can have them cut at any hardware store) acrylic paint Mod Podge – varnish-glue adhesive paper tape a brush sanding paper Sand all the blocks, making all the sides smooth. Use [...]

KIDS TEEPEE

By | May 19th, 2018|Birthday, Children, DIY, Djeca, DOM, Halloween, Home, Kids, Little creators, maskenbal, Pokloni, Presents, Rođendan, Uradi sam|

Set up a tepee in your yard or your child's bedroom and provide hours of fun What you need: For the teepee: 4 – 6 bamboo poles 180 – 200 cm in length 3 m of fabric 1.50 m wide several heavy duty elastic bands mostly used for canning rope several large safety [...]

SUMMER BACKPACK

By | April 10th, 2018|Children, DIY, Pokloni, Presents, Uradi sam|

The longer and sunnier our days get, the more often we think of going to the beach and being outdoors. This simple backpack will help you keep all the small stuff you need at hand. What you need: 40x100 cm piece of cotton fabric (for the backpack) 26x32 cm piece of cotton fabric [...]

MERRY BATS

By | October 30th, 2017|Children, DIY, Halloween, Kids|

A 10-minute craft What you need for 1 bat: 1 cardboard roll (empty toilet paper roll) thick black collage paper (with glitter) 2 eyes black tempera paint glue gun a thick piece of thread – to hang your bat Press the top of the cardboard roll inwards with your fingers [...]

WOODEN SPOON DOLLS

By | September 9th, 2017|Children, DIY, Djeca, Home, Little creators, Uradi sam|

Create a puppet show with your children! I believe that loved ones of all ages will enjoy taking part! To make a home theatre, click HERE. To make the dolls, you only need several wooden spoons, acrylic paints and your imagination. What you need: wooden spoons acrylic paints brushes collage paper cardboard muffin [...]

DINOSAUR’S TAIL BLANKET

By | January 28th, 2017|Children, DIY, Home, Presents|

What you need: 1x1 m green felt 10x100 cm gray felt 10x100 cm white felt some wadding fabric – optional NOTE: The measures indicated here are suited for a 7-year-old. I suggest you take your child’s measurements – the length from the waist to the feet and the hip width. Add 10 cm to each [...]

PENCIL CASES

By | December 11th, 2016|Children, DIY, Presents|

What you need for 1 pencil case: 2 10x6 inch pieces of unbleached linen 2 10x6 inch pieces of cotton fabric 1 coloured zipper, 14 cm long 2 inch wide bias cut strip of fabric stamps and permanent ink for fabric Method: Stamp one piece of unbleached linen using the permanent ink for [...]

COUNTING DOWN TILL CHRISTMAS

By | November 28th, 2016|Children, Christmas, DIY, Home, Let's celebrate!|

What you need: 1 wooden cutting board with a handle acrylic paints (red and yellow) chalkboard paint a ribbon a piece of string glitter glue (a tube) a glue gun scissors chalk a small round bowl Method: Place the bowl upside-down on the board, in a place where you want to write the number [...]

FIRST-DAY-OF-SCHOOL CONE

By | August 31st, 2016|Children, DIY, Home, Presents|

I really like the German tradition of presenting first-graders with a big cardboard cone filled with useful items, toys and candies. Here is how you can make one yourself: What you need: 1 sheet of coloured paperboard 1 roll of crêpe paper 1 sheet of thin wrapping paper collage paper glue scissors a [...]