Easter egg treasure hunt ideas

Posted under Easter

10Apr
easter egg treasure hunt ideas

Easter Egg Treasure Hunt Ideas Giveaway!   If you are wanting to do something a little different this year, and need some fun Easter Egg Treasure Hunt ideas, then you should have a look at this fun adventure for the whole family designed by my friend Michelle? Her Easter Egg Treasure Hunt Game is a downloadable PDF file that you can print…

How to Make a Washcloth Bunny Rabbit

Posted under Easter, Nature and Animal Crafts

10Apr
how to make a washcloth bunny rabbit

How to make a Washcloth Bunny Rabbit Makes a lovely handmade gift idea for Easter or Springtime!     My teaching friends Jennie and Jemma were given a Washcloth Bunny Rabbit as an easter gift, and when he was three, I made Ned his very own pink one. He did love pink!   There is still time to make one for your…

Fimo Bunnies for Easter: a how-to tutorial

Posted under Easter, Spring

5Apr
fimo bunny family

Fimo Bunnies for Easter or Spring decorations If you are looking for a sweet but simple craft for Easter or springtime, why not try making your own fimo bunnies? They are just perfect for a tiny surprise gift on Easter morning, and small enough to pop in the post for a letterbox surprise for a friend too. They’d be great…

How to Make a Simple Paper Easter Egg Basket

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30Mar
How to make a simple paper Easter Egg Basket

How to make a simple paper Easter Egg basket   Simple crafts do wonders in helping mamas to find their creative spark!  Even a simple creative task, such as this, proves that they CAN be creative!   During our old Moondew playgroup days, we only had limited time for crafty things.  The activity needed to be purposeful, beautiful and worthwhile…

How to make an Easter egg basket from paper: a how-to tutorial

Posted under Easter, Paper

29Mar
origami box for easter egg hunt

 How to make an Easter Egg basket from Paper With Easter only just over three weeks away, you might just be needing a quick and easy Easter Egg basket to make with your children in preparation. This one is made of paper, and was inspired by Ned’s Easter kindergarten gift from last year. You need two pieces of paper, one…

10 Simple But Unusual Ideas to Celebrate Easter with Children

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28Mar
easter table 2013

Ideas to Celebrate Easter with Children (An oldie but a goodie) With Easter fast approaching, (again!) here are 10 simple but unusual ideas to celebrate Easter with children. I think your little ones will love it. Easter Shelf 1.  Clear the top of a desk, a sideboard, or shelf and create an Easter scene to invite the Easter bunny/bilby into…

10 intriguing facts and ideas about Easter

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29Mar
knitted rabbit pair

Easter is a celebration of life, death and re-birth.  It is not the easiest of the yearly holidays to honour and observe, simply because of the challenging context it signifies, especially if you have young children.  So I often find myself in a state of imbalance, wanting to acknowledge and share the true meaning and history of this time as…

Easter Egg Trail with 10 clues by Mishy Dee Designs for sale on Etsy

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14Mar
MD_EasterTrailEtsyLink

My friend and neighbour Michelle has been up to some creative tricks!  Inspired by her mother-in-law Wanda’s yearly adventures preparing a handmade Easter egg hunt for her children and grandchildren, and now living on the other side of the world, Michelle set out to recreate the traditional Easter Egg trail for her son in Australia. She has taken the idea…

Origami Easter Rabbits DIY

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2Apr

With Easter rapidly approaching, we need simple crafts that can be done in a few minutes. These origami easter rabbits are pretty cute and take only a smidgeon of time. Take a piece of origami paper in your chosen colour.  Fold it in half so the colour is on the inside. (For baby rabbits, cut a piece into four and…

Simple basket weaving tutorial with Deb Cole

Posted under Easter, Nature and Animal Crafts

30Mar
basket weaving

Follow this simple step-by-step basket weaving tutorial. Isn’t it just perfect for Easter treats? Have you ever tried your hand at basket weaving? I hadn’t until a few weeks ago.  Oh my!  I am hooked. This is such fun! This is what greeted us at the workshop.  A floor full of flax, raffia and basket examples to show us just…

GIVEAWAY: Chicken Family Kit for Easter by Indigo Inspirations

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27Mar

Would you like to make your own Easter gift for your children this year?   Enter this giveaway now!   This giveaway is NOW CLOSED. Jo, from Indigo Inspirations, has offered one lucky MamaMoontime reader the chance to win this delightful Chicken Family Kit including Mama Hen and her three babies. The kit includes everything you need to make the four…

Easter Crafting for Children and Families

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27Mar

Here’s a whole lot of Easter-inspired crafty goodness and recipes for you. Why not try your hand at one of these projects over the weekend or in the Easter break? I just adore Bunny Pancake Art by Jenni Price Illustration.  Aren’t they gorgeous? Easter Chick Eggs by Kiboomu Easter Egg Cups by Attention2Detail DIY Paint Chip Easter Garland by Modern Parents…

Easter Rabbit Hair Clip for Girls

Posted under Easter, Simple sewing

25Mar

Are you thinking about making something to go into your little girl’s Easter basket? Why not make one of these- an Easter Rabbit inspired hair clip set. You’ll need a hair clip like this, two pieces of felt cut in a rounded triangle shape slightly bigger than the hairclip, and pieces of felt cut in your design. Firstly, use straight…

Easter Handmade Gift Bag/Card

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20Mar

Wednesday Wonderfuls  Easter is on its way. Oh yay! One of my favourite things ever is those little chocolate Easter eggs. Don’t they just taste so good? Here is a novel way to give a few as a gift, inside a handmade card. Cut a piece of cardboard 30cm by 11cm. This is large enough to hold a cellophane cookie…

Origami Paper Mini Easter Baskets

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14Mar

Here’s a really sweet tiny basket that is perfect for a small Easter gathering of young children. It only carries about 4-5 little chocolate eggs or yoghurt covered sultanas, so it helps to limit or contain that kind of strange hysteria that can sometimes overcome children when they know the Easter egg hunt will soon begin. (What is that?  I’ve…