HEART-SHAPED BOOKMARKER

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

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 [...]

WOODEN BLOCKS

By | July 6th, 2018|Categories: 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 – [...]

KIDS TEEPEE

By | May 19th, 2018|Categories: 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 [...]

STRAWBERRY AND BANANA ICE CREAM

By | May 12th, 2018|Categories: Desserts, Food, Gluten-free, Kids, Little chef, School, Veggie|

Ingredients: 3 bananas 6-10 strawberries ½ teaspoon cinnamon powder Method: Peel and slice the bananas into 1 cm thick slices. Place in a plastic bag and freeze for several hours. Place the frozen bananas [...]

BANANA ICE CREAM

By | May 10th, 2018|Categories: Desserts, Food, Gluten-free, Kids, Little chef, School, Veggie|Tags: , |

Ingredients: 4 bananas 2-3 tbsp bitter cocoa powder Method: Peel the bananas, place in a freezer bag and freeze for several hours. Blend the frozen bananas in a blender. Add the cocoa powder and [...]

BOOKENDS

By | April 16th, 2018|Categories: DIY, Djeca, DOM, Home, Little creators, Presents, Uradi sam|Tags: , |

These bookends will hold your books neat, even on open-end shelves or cabinet tops. What you need: 2 pieces of wood, 10x15x2 cm each sandpaper spray paint acrylic paint brushes 2 10-cm L [...]

SUMMER BACKPACK

By | April 10th, 2018|Categories: 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 [...]

SOCK MONKEYS

By | January 9th, 2018|Categories: DIY, Djeca, DOM, Home, Kids, Little creators, Pokloni, Presents, Uradi sam|

 Sock monkeys are considered the world's most adorable toys. Materials and Tools: 1 pair of socks (adult size, striped or with a pattern) 1 ribbon wadding fabric (to stuff the socks) [...]

SALT DOUGH ORNAMENTS

By | December 20th, 2017|Categories: Christmas, DIY, Home, Kids, Let's celebrate!, Little creators|

What you need: 2 cups bread flour 1 cup salt ¾–1 cup lukewarm water ½ teaspoon oil acrylic paints fast drying clear coat ribbons Method: Combine the flour and salt in a bowl. Add [...]

PIÑATA

By | November 1st, 2017|Categories: Birthday, Halloween, Kids, Let's celebrate!|

Make the piñata to suit your taste or the occasion, fill it up with sweets and hang it in the backyard or in the middle of your living room. Then comes the fun part [...]

MERRY BATS

By | October 30th, 2017|Categories: 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 [...]

WOODEN SPOON DOLLS

By | September 9th, 2017|Categories: 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 [...]

OVEN-BAKED TOAST

By | March 22nd, 2017|Categories: Appetizers&Snacks, Bread & Buns, Food, Little chef, School|

Ingredients: 100 g ham, diced 100 g cheese, diced 2 hard-boiled eggs, diced 1-2 pickles, finely chopped 1 egg 1 tbsp mayonnaise 1 teaspoon mustard 2-3 heaping tbsp sour cream salt and pepper toast or [...]

DINOSAUR’S TAIL BLANKET

By | January 28th, 2017|Categories: 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 [...]

TRIPLE CHOCOLATE COOKIES

By | December 14th, 2016|Categories: Christmas, Cookies&Treats, Desserts, Food, Kids, Let's celebrate!, Little chef|Tags: , |

Ingredients: ½ cup butter ½ cup granulated sugar 1 egg 1 teaspoon vanilla 1-2 tbsp milk 1 1/8 cup flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 tbsp cocoa powder ½ cup dark chocolate, chopped 1/3 cup [...]

AMRA’S INSANELY DELICIOUS COOKIES WITH DRIED FRUIT AND CHOCOLATE

By | December 14th, 2016|Categories: Christmas, Cookies&Treats, Desserts, Food, Kids, Let's celebrate!, Little chef|

Ingredients: 150 g rolled oats 300 g flour 2 eggs 250 g butter or margarine (at room temperature) 150 g icing sugar 400 g dried fruit (figs, cranberries, apricots, prunes…), chopped 150 g hazelnuts, toasted [...]

PENCIL CASES

By | December 11th, 2016|Categories: 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 [...]

COUNTING DOWN TILL CHRISTMAS

By | November 28th, 2016|Categories: 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 [...]

RECYCLED GLASSES

By | September 15th, 2016|Categories: DIY, Djeca, DOM, Home, Little creators, Presents, Uradi sam|

After one too many times in the dishwasher, porous glass corrodes and your glasses get white smears that are not nice to see. That’s no reason for you to discard them – turn them [...]

FIRST-DAY-OF-SCHOOL CONE

By | August 31st, 2016|Categories: 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 [...]

VANILLA & FRUIT MUFFINS

By | April 19th, 2016|Categories: Cakes & Pastries, Desserts, Food, Kids, Little chef, School|

Ingredients: 2 ¾ cup plain flour 1 ½ cup sugar 2 pouches vanilla sugar 2 teaspoons baking powder a pinch of salt 4 eggs 1 cup oil 1 cup yogurt or soured milk 24 strawberries [...]

BROWNIE WITH NUTELLA

By | March 31st, 2016|Categories: Cookies&Treats, Desserts, Food, Little chef, School|

Ingredients: 2 eggs ½ cup brown sugar 1 cup flour ½ cup melted butter (60 g) 100 g chocolate, chopped 1-2 heaping tbsp Nutella a pinch of salt Method: Preheat the oven to 160 [...]

PISANICE ZA KUPKU

By | March 7th, 2016|Categories: Children, DIY, DOM, Easter, Home, Let's celebrate!, Little creators, Pokloni, Presents, Slavimo, Uradi sam, Uskrs|

Razveselite drage ljude ovim šumećim pisanicama za kupanje. Napravljene od sastojaka koje je jednostavno nabaviti (vjerojatno većinu već imate u kuhinji), uronjene u kadu punu vode, brzo se tope, divno mirišu, njeguju kožu i [...]

OMOTNICA ZA VALENTINOVO

By | February 13th, 2016|Categories: Children, DIY, Let's celebrate!, Little creators, Pokloni, Presents, Slavimo, Uradi sam, Valentine's Day, Valentinovo|

Iskažite ljubav dragim osobama ovom jedinstvenom omotnicom Potrebno je: 1 kolaž papir (crveni ili s uzorkom) škare olovka samoljepivi gumbić (naljepnica-pečat) Isprintajte šablonu pa izrežite srce. Napišite poruku, a zatim papir presavijte [...]

MALA HAVAJKA

By | February 5th, 2016|Categories: Birthday, Children, DIY, Djeca, Halloween, Kids, Let's celebrate!, Little creators, maskenbal, Slavimo|

Za izradu ove suknjice nije potrebno znanje šivanja. Ona je reciklirana od onog mnoštva najlonskih vrećica koje vam se vuku po domu. Uključite svoju malenu Havajku u stvaranje kostima i veselje će biti potpuno! [...]

MASKS

By | February 5th, 2016|Categories: Children, DIY, Halloween, Let's celebrate!, Little creators|

What you need: a piece of hard cardboard hot glue (a glue gun) a glitter glue tube a pencil scissors gold spray black paint fine sand paper a piece of fabric a stick or a [...]

VALENTINE CARDS

By | February 3rd, 2016|Categories: Children, DIY, Let's celebrate!, Presents, Valentine's Day|

Make these cute Valentine cards yourselves to show your affection in a funny way. What you need: coloured thin cardboard cards collage paper plastic eyes glitter glue tubes glue scissors Print out [...]

BOAT-PILLOW

By | February 3rd, 2016|Categories: Children, DIY, Home, Kids, Presents, Rođendan, Uradi sam|Tags: , |

What you need: 1 (A) 36x23-cm piece of fabric 1 (B) 40x20-cm piece of fabric 1 (C) 40x30-cm piece of fabric pillow stuffing Method: Print out the drawing and use the templates to tailor [...]

BABY PATCHWORK QUILT

By | January 30th, 2016|Categories: Children, DIY, Home, Presents|

As with any patchwork project, it is important to select those patterns that go nicely with one another. You can start by choosing “like” colours (e.g., blue, green and yellow) or, like I did, [...]

KNIGHT’S ATTIRE

By | January 25th, 2016|Categories: Birthday, Halloween, Kids, knight birthday party, Let's celebrate!|

No threads and needles. A simple way to make your knight shine in the perfect attire. You will only need scissors and some glue. For a 4-6-year old: a piece of cloth like felt [...]

MAGIC WANDS

By | January 24th, 2016|Categories: Birthday, Children, DIY, Halloween, Kids, Let's celebrate!, Princess party|

Help your princess make these magic wands herself. What you need: cardboard wooden skewers glitter or spangle collage paper gold paint spray scissors glue laundry pins Cut cardboard hearts or stars. You [...]

ADVENT CALENDAR MADE FROM TUBES

By | November 29th, 2015|Categories: Children, Christmas, DIY, Home, Let's celebrate!, Presents|

A calendar that will make it easier for your children to wait for Christmas - make it yourself by recycling. What you need: 24 toilet paper tubes (or 8 paper towel tubes, each cut [...]

CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS made with felt

By | November 25th, 2015|Categories: Children, Christmas, DIY, Home|

Pieces of felt in various colours, some glue and thread can help you create beautiful Christmas tree decorations. You only have to master the basics of using a needle and thread. Make a template [...]

LANTERNS

By | October 25th, 2015|Categories: Children, DIY, Home, Kids, Little creators|

Decorate your homes for Halloween with these lanterns that children will enjoy making. You can leave them hanging from a branch in your garden, by the front door, or in a window, or take them [...]

COLOURFUL BAMBOO SPOONS

By | October 2nd, 2015|Categories: Children, DIY, Presents|

Presents from children to delight their moms and grannies and add colour to their kitchens Bamboo spoons Acrylic paints Brushes (various) Water Table cover A jar (or a holder for drying) Play with [...]

NUTELLA CUPCAKES

By | August 19th, 2015|Categories: Cakes & Pastries, Food, Kids, Little chef|

Ingredients: For the dough: 3 eggs 6 heaping tbsp Nutella 1 cup flour ½ cup milk For the icing: 250 g cream cheese 1 cup Nutella Method: Preheat the oven to 160 °C. Place [...]

YOGA BIRTHDAY

By | July 10th, 2015|Categories: Birthday, Kids, Let's celebrate!, yoga birthday|Tags: |

Dora wanted a yoga-themed 13th birthday. She invited her friends to a gym where they enjoyed an hour of yoga with a trainer followed by a party with music, fresh fruit and finger food. Each [...]

BALL TOSS – HALLOWEEN

By | May 19th, 2015|Categories: DIY, Kids|

What you need: 1 plywood plate 1 x 1,5 m (get it from a building materials store) chalkboard paint a brush collage paper scissors glue crayons, chalk a tennis or any other ball Have [...]

BALL TOSS GAME – PIRATES

By | May 19th, 2015|Categories: DIY, Kids|

Cheer up your little ones and let them enjoy this highly entertaining game during a pirate-themed birthday party or an afternoon outdoors. While playing and having fun, children practice precision and develop a competitive spirit. [...]

EASTER EGG HUNT

By | April 4th, 2015|Categories: Children, DIY, Easter, Let's celebrate!|

Have your little ones enjoy an unforgettable egg hunt on Easter morning blown-out eggs written clues chocolate bunnies and eggs as prizes a basket Plan hiding places for the eggs. Place a riddle [...]

BUNNY ON A PLATE

By | April 1st, 2015|Categories: Children, DIY, Easter, Home, Let's celebrate!|

Children will enjoy decorating their Easter family table with these cute bunnies. 1 cardboard tube (kitchen paper towels or toilet paper) 1 piece of designed fabric a pom-pom for the tail glitter collage paper [...]

NOA’S BROWNIES

By | March 26th, 2015|Categories: Cookies&Treats, Desserts, Food, Kids, Little chef, School|

So simple that even le petit chef can bake it Ingredients: 1 cup sugar ¾ cup oil 1 pouch vanilla sugar 2 eggs ¾ cup plain flour 1/3 cup cocoa powder ¼ teaspoon [...]

TOY BOX

By | March 25th, 2015|Categories: Children, DIY, Home|

This is a nice way to breathe new life into an old toy box. Or to make a new one! What you need: 1 wooden box with a lid Sponge Thick fabric (half a [...]

PUMPKIN

By | March 25th, 2015|Categories: Children, DIY, Kids|

Jack O'lanterns are a staple of Halloween. They are easy to make, following the simple steps written below. Choose the right pumpkin – a nice, round one with a smooth skin. Cut the bottom [...]

CANNONBALLS FROM A PIRATE SHIP

By | March 25th, 2015|Categories: Birthday, Cookies&Treats, Desserts, Food, Let's celebrate!, Little chef, pirate's birthday, School|

To make these cannonballs, which would make any pirate jealous, you need: 200 g butter cookies or graham crackers 70 g softened butter 200 g milk, semi-sweet or bitter-sweet chocolate ½ dl heavy whipping [...]

HAPPY HANGERS

By | March 25th, 2015|Categories: Children, DIY, Home, Presents|

What you need: -a wooden hanger -acrylic paint -three-dimensional effect paint pens (such as PicTixx Pluster&linen pen or glitter pen) -fine sand paper -paint brush Sand the hanger with sand paper, then paint with [...]

KITCHEN TRIVET

By | March 25th, 2015|Categories: Children, DIY, Kids, Presents|

You can make this cheerful trivet together with your kids. I’m sure it will make a nice gift for a mother, grandma or teacher… You need a precut glass circle, which you can [...]

NAME TAGS

By | March 25th, 2015|Categories: Children, DIY|

Dora’s birthday party was held in Boston. She organized a yoga party for her friends and we made name tags for each of the yoga mats which were given out as party favors. You can [...]

KITCHEN JARS

By | March 23rd, 2015|Categories: Children, DIY, Home, Presents|

These jars will surely help organize your pantry, add charm to your kitchen and delight your mum. What you need: a jar adhesive paper tape a brush chalkboard paint scissors Wash and dry [...]

COLOURFUL VASES

By | March 23rd, 2015|Categories: Children, DIY, Home, Presents|

For International Women’s Day my children surprised me and their grandma with uniquely designed vases. They painted them using acrylic and ceramic paints. If you use ceramic paints, check the label and instructions, as they [...]

CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS – PAPER NAPKIN DECOUPAGE

By | July 31st, 2012|Categories: Children, Christmas, DIY, Home, Let's celebrate!|Tags: , |

You need small plates of left-over thin wood, plywood or hard cardboard. Get them cut at a building supply store and have them punch two holes on one side. Find designed paper napkins that you [...]