Some of us celebrate it, others of us don't. Either way, it's pretty much impossible for any of us to completely ignore Valentines Day. For some, February 14th can raise yucky feelings of loneliness, inadequacy, jealousy or grief; worse still, a combination of all of the above. Not everyone is in the right mood to… Continue reading Valentines Day for the non-doers.
My little guys and I made these this week. I adapted an idea I'd seen on Pinterest where the crafter used empty thread spools (these looked really quaint). Unfortunately we didn't have any of those. But we did have plastic shot glasses (jelly shot, anyone?) in the very back corner of our pantry, and… Continue reading Paper Flowers for Mother’s Day
Materials: five empty vases (we used empty spice jars, but plastic cups would work too) five white flowers (carnations are usually used, but we used free flowers from our kind neighbour's garden) five different food colouring colours water paper towel small plastic jug Method: Prepare by pouring 10-15 drops of food colouring into each vase, and placing… Continue reading Rainbow flower investigation