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Gingerbread House – December 24 – Crafty Little Chimps Advent Countdown This is something all children (and adults!) enjoy doing. You can either do a ready made house (I did this year!) or you can make your own, either way ...

A really cute Christmas decoration that you can keep for years to come.   What you need Pine cone Base – this may depend on the size of your cone you could maybe use a bottle top or I used the end of a cardboard tube Glue – pva Glittery ...

    Cute Christmas Glider! This is a simple activity from a great little ready made kit from Baker Ross. What do you need? Glider kit from Baker Ross Felt Tips How do you do it? Colour the various bits of the glider (it comes in three ...

Fairy Door – December 21 Crafty Little Chimps Advent Countdown This is such a cute little craft and although it’s not particularly Christmasy, my kids asked to make it again last week so here it is! What do you need? A blank fairy ...

Reindeer decoration A really simple, cute and effective decoration! What you’ll need   A little plant pot A pipe cleaner Jingle bells – more the merrier (but probably 3 or 4 maximum!) Some googly eyes A little Pom Pom (ideally sticky ...

Cute stand up cards – Crafty Little Chimps Advent Countdown – December 19 These cute little cards were part of the messy play activity at Ribby Hall and they’d be really easy to re-create at home. What you need? Card – 2 ...

Candle holder – Crafty Little Chimps Advent Countdown December 18 These make a lovely little gift, we’ve handed them out today as presents for my eldest’s teachers and I think some family members will be seeing some too! What ...

Christmas Plaques – December 17 – Crafty Little Chimps Advent Countdown! This is a lovely keepsake your kids will love making and sticking and hanging on their walls. What do you need? Wooden block to use as a plaque – with ...

Christmas Gift Bag – Crafty Little Chimps Advent Countdown- December 16 Today’s activity can be as messy and as detailed as you want it to be! What do you need? A bag! Christmas stickers, we had peel offs and some fab gingerbread ...

Christmas robin craft – Crafty Little Chimps Advent countdown December 15 This Christmas robin basket/tree decoration is great fun with toddlers! What you need! Paper plate Brown crepe paper Red crepe paper Glue Brown card Orange card ...