Crafts

Crafts
Days out
Plastic

Chester Zoo – tears, tantrums and orangutans

Taking kids to a zoo is a great idea, right? Well this is what we naively thought. Instead of it being a fun time for all, it was a horror show of epic Joni tantrums as she recoiled in terror at every single animal, including tortoises. Yep, the slow speed and gentle nature of these […]

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Halloween milk carton crafts
Crafts

Eco Halloween crafts made from rubbish

As promised, we had a go at eco-friendly Halloween crafts and the results are, well, mixed. I wanted to do something with TetraPak milk cartons as we recycle about 5 of these a week at the moment. And when I say recycle, I mean pile up in a corner of the kitchen until they threaten […]

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Crafts
Plastic
Toys

Wasteful Wilko Crafting

When you think of kids’ crafts, you might think of houses made from cereal boxes or rockets made from washing up bottles. But this Blue Peter fuelled utopia is no more. Now 99% of children’s craft products seem to be made of foam. Foam stickers in particular are prolific if every craft set, kids party […]

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