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Crafts are a great way to entertain kids and adults at any time.  The make a fun party activity.  They're a way to share time with your child and a perfect creative outlet for everyone.

We will continue to add new crafts.  If you have a craft idea to share, we'd love to know about it too.  You can share it with us on our forums page.

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Featured craft

Halloween shadow puppet theatre


A simple, spooky and fun craft activity that will keep busy hands busy and the imagination brimming with stories!


Step by step: How to make this great theatre with free downloadable templates.

Craft tutorials

Basket

Make your own Easter basket to collect those Eater goodies in!


Perfect as a party bag, cup cake carrierer, Easter basket or for collecting flowers in a Little Red Riding Hood game. Add your own creative touch when you make this simple basket.

Video: How to make a basket

Bauble Christmas wreath

You'll fall in love with wire coat hangers when you see how they form the basis of this stunning wreath.  It's SO easy to make.

Step by step: How to make a Christmas bauble wreath

Christmas jam jar lanterns

Recycle your old jam jars into pretty Christmas lanterns in just a few easy steps.

Step by step: How to make Christmas jam jar lanterns

Crape paper poppies

Quick to make and great for table decorations and kids games.  These are cute in any colour.

Video: How to make crape paper poppies

Dinosaur eggs (or teasure rocks)

Make these fun rocks to hide around the garden.  The fun doesn't stop when they find the eggs but continues when they open them.

Step by step: How to make dinosaur eggs

Dye eggs


Want to use up those old eggs, create something colourful for Easter or just occupy the kids in the holidays?  Decorating eggs in a fun, colourful way is just the trick!


Video: How to dye eggs

Easter Hats for you to make and decorate


There are so many ways to decorate a hat for Easter you can let your imagination run wild.


Get started by learning the basics of how to make a tall (or short boda) hat using cereal boxes.  Free decoration templates.


Step by step: Make a hat

Felt fortune cookies

These little fortune cookies are calorie free!  Have fun inserting your own messages or small gifts inside these cute, easy to make felt cookies.

Step by step: How to make felt fortune cookies

Halloween lantern jars

Give those old jam, chutney and pickle jars a spooky make-over!

Step by step: How to make Halloween lantern jars

Heart love note


A cute little love note that is all heart.


Step by step: How to make a love note

Paper garland or pretty head piece

Perfect for little princesses, bridesmaids and fairy's.  Easy to make and decorate with paper or ribbons.

Video: Making pretty head pieces

Rabbit and carrott pencil toppers


A fluffy little tail, cubby little cheeks, two big teeth and goo goo eyes!  One adorable little bunny.  Of course, little rabbits do need carrotts to eat.


These sweet little pencil toppers take only a few minutes to make and are a delightful party take home treat, craft activity or fun way to celebrate Easter.  Step by step: Make your own toppers

Sand art

Fun and so easy to do.  Kids love layering the colours to create their own patterns and designs.  The finished products all look great and this simple art means very little mess to clean up!


This is a great activity for a beach party, craft party or just for fun!


Step by step: How to create your own sand art designs


Snowman finger print baubles

Add a personal touch to Christmas with these really cute snowman baubles using handprints to create your snowmen!

They make both a great decoration or a beautiful gift - something to treasure for life.

Step by step: How to make fingerprint baubles

Spider jars

A fun take home gift for a kids party or Halloween. You can fill them with 'spiders eggs (jelly beans) or any other yummy treat!

Video: Making spider jars

Super Hero Jet Pack or

SCUBA Pack

Grea for fun, dress ups or parties, these are super easy to make and allow all little super heros to take to the sky or ocean with just a few simple steps.


Tutorial: Make your own

Ten pin bowling game

Strike! Make this ten pin bowling game from recycled water bottles.  A great way to entertain kids.

Video: Make a simple ten pin bowling game

Tin Can Alley game

Roll up! Roll up! The circus is in town. Make your own tin can alley circus game then knock it down again. Great for kids parties or just to hone your hand-eye skills.

Video: Make your own tin can alley game

Tissue paper flowers

Large or small.  Bright or subtle these flowers look so beautiful.  You can choose colours to suit a party theme or special occasion.  You can jazz up a little girls room or brighten someones day.

Video: How to make tissue paper flowers

Keep watching for new crafts, activities & decorations