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Garden Fun: How to Make a Bug Hotel

Garden Fun: How to Make a Bug Hotel

Create an inviting space for the garden bugs to come and live, with this fantastic tutorial from Penelope Quinn. Go on a scavenger hunt in the garden or the park to find pine cones, dry leaves, sticks and other things bugs like to hide in, […]

Modern Easter Decor: Colourful Creations for Spring!

Modern Easter Decor: Colourful Creations for Spring!

Looking to breath a little life into your indoors, this spring? Say no more – we’ve got you covered with this bold and beautiful project from the talented Momtaz Begum-Hossain. Follow the step-by-step tutorial below and create your own modern Easter decor that’s bursting with […]

Bringing a Sense of Adventure Back to Family Life

Bringing a Sense of Adventure Back to Family Life

COVID has ensured that screens have become even more a part of our lives than they were before – for children and adults alike. Should we worry about that? When is too much screen time actually too much? How can you tell that? Which parts […]

Christmas Eve Box Ideas: Crafty Fillers & How To Make Your Own

Christmas Eve Box Ideas: Crafty Fillers & How To Make Your Own

Popping up over the last few years, Christmas Eve boxes have quickly become a fun and well-loved tradition for many families. Ideal for children who can barely contain their excitement before the big day, they are a great way to keep your little ones entertained […]

Dr Suzanne Zeedyk: 5 Ways Craft Can Boost Your Child’s Development

Dr Suzanne Zeedyk: 5 Ways Craft Can Boost Your Child’s Development

At Create and Craft, we’ve always been firm believers in the importance of creativity. We all know that crafting is a fantastic way to explore our imaginative abilities, exercise a little playfulness and help encourage us to relax and unwind – but is there more […]

Exploring the World of STEM with Learning Resources

Exploring the World of STEM with Learning Resources

Here at Create and Craft HQ we are SO excited about the fact that we are bringing in a whole host of STEM educational toys from the brilliant Learning Resources, that we couldn’t resist getting our hands on a few of them and trying them […]

Leave Treats At The Gate This Halloween!

Leave Treats At The Gate This Halloween!

Looking for crafty ideas to help you enjoy a more socially distanced Halloween this year? Let little ghouls and goblins take treats at the gate this Halloween, with this cute Venus Fly Trap Pumpkin! Simply filly his mouth with sweets, and passing trick or treaters […]

How To Make A Fantastic Fox Ears Headband

How To Make A Fantastic Fox Ears Headband

Here at Create and Craft, we’re all about encouraging imagination and creativity – whether that be through fancy dress, fairy gardens, or anything crafty in between! So we think this latest fantastic felt project from the talented Becky Cole is a must-make for anyone who […]

Forest Craft Inspiration + Free Printables!

Forest Craft Inspiration + Free Printables!

As summer slides into autumn, looking for new ways to keep the kids excited about nature is key… and when it’s too cool for paddling pools and beaches, here’s how you can encourage them to don their wellies and go on a forest craft scavenger […]

Shrink Plastic DIY Jewellery: Craft Your Own Look!

Shrink Plastic DIY Jewellery: Craft Your Own Look!

Shrink plastic is the truly magical crafting ingredient that everyone needs to have a play with at some point in their crafting adventure. Warning – this craft is highly addictive! Here, Penelope Quinn shows you how you can use shrink plastic to create your own […]

Lunchbox Notes for Kids: Ideas to Brighten Their Day!

Lunchbox Notes for Kids: Ideas to Brighten Their Day!

Going back to school, or starting school, might be daunting for the little people in your life – it’s a big change after a long break. Having a little message from home in their lunchbox could make all the difference, which is why we love […]

DIY Lunar Home Decor: Moon Phases For Kids

DIY Lunar Home Decor: Moon Phases For Kids

This fantastic clay project is a great way to explore moon phases for kids. Let them enjoy getting creative with clay and paints, as they capture the magic of the waxing and waning moon, with this delightful DIY moon wall hanging, that pays homage to […]

DIY Diffuser Necklace: Crafting Comfort and Calm

DIY Diffuser Necklace: Crafting Comfort and Calm

Penelope Quinn’s latest project is a fantastic one to get the kids involved in whilst they’re waiting to head back to school. This DIY diffuser necklace tutorial takes you step-by-step through how to create this piece of handcrafted jewellery that’s not only pretty to wear, […]

Indoor Camping: Creative Play with our Felt Campfire

Indoor Camping: Creative Play with our Felt Campfire

If you don’t plan to travel this year, that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a little bit of holiday magic at home with the little ones – we’ve got some awesome indoor camping ideas that will help you bring the excitement of the campsite to […]

Milk Carton Bird Feeder: Upcycling for the Garden!

Milk Carton Bird Feeder: Upcycling for the Garden!

If you’re looking for an easy way to bring birdsong into your garden without the hefty pricetag of a bird table, then we’ve the perfect solution – especially if you’re a savvy upcycler! This DIY milk carton bird feeder is not only a fantastic way […]