Tag: Homemade

Sinchies

Sinchies reusable pouches are simple and reduce waste

If you are looking for a fantastic product that makes food storage from 0 – 100 years super simple, you’re going to love Sinchies. I have been trialling Sinchies pouches …

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Crafts for kids – Little Hands Birthday Cake Prints

Here’s a cheap and charming way to make a special homemade birthday present for a loved person in your life. The handprint birthday gift is perfect for grandparents or daddies, this is a …

Christmas gift wrapping | Baby Hints & Tips

Christmas Gift Wrapping Hack

This gift wrapping technique is amazing!

Homemade Chalk | Baby Hints & Tips

Homemade Chalk

Making your own chalk is surprisingly easy and lots of fun. Pick up some cheap novelty ice cube trays or chocolate moulds to make fun shapes – look out for Christmas, Easter or Halloween trays to make seasonal themed chalks. Try packaging your chalk in a smart box to make an impressive homemade gift or birthday party favour.

How to make your own rainbow crayons

Ever wondered what to do with all the end bits of crayons you end up with when you have kids? Sometimes it seems such a waste to throw them away, but if your kids are anything like mine they don’t want to use those silly little bits they can’t hold onto properly. Here is a great way to use them up.

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Budget Teacher Gifts – Christmas Granola Recipe

Everyone in my house LOVES this delicious granola with its Christmassy colours of green from the pistachios and red from the cranberries.  Hints of orange and scents of cinnamon really stir up festive feelings and your home will smell divine while it’s baking!

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Homemade Cleaning Products

Instructions for making various household cleaners, including all purpose cleaner, shower cleaner and drain cleaner.

Simple Home Made Toys

Simple handmade toys for baby

Instructions on making a scrunch bag (suitable for 4-18 month olds) plus other homemade toys. There is also information on the value of these toys for babies’ development.

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Edible playdough recipe

This is good for younger children, just in case they eat it. Regular playdough contains LOTS of salt. Note that salt is a preservative, so this will not keep as long. It should still last a week or more in an air tight container in the fridge. See the microwave option for a less messy pot.

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