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Scratch art Christmas magnets – Crafty Little Chimps Advent Countdown – December 13 A quick little no mess craft for those who prefer something a bit cleaner in the house! All you need for this is a scratch art kit which are sold in ...

Christmas cookie decorations! Sorry we’re a day late with this one but it’s a nice easy one to do at home and kids love doing it and then eating it! What you need? Cookie Icing tubes Cake decorations How to do it? Put some icing on ...

Footprint holly! This cute little craft gives you a lasting memory of your little one. We did it on canvas but you could do it on a card too. What do you need? Canvas or card Green paint Red paint Brush Glitter Gold pen How do you do it? Paint ...

Button Christmas tree This is a really cute little Christmas tree, which will help them develop their motor skills as well as making something pretty! What you need: Milk bottle top (with a hole in) Green buttons – different sizes 1/2 a ...

So this is a craft we tried with my brownies as part of their craft badge this week, but my 4 year old (pictured above!) was all good with it too. It can be done with younger kids too but obviously moderate their involvement – not that the ...

Today’s craft can be simple or bling depending on what you have to hand! As you can see my toddler felt the need to add a lot of jewels to her Christmas tree! What do you need? card scissors pens decorations – we used jewels and glue ...

There is nothing nicer for parents than some home-made decorations to treasure and there is nothing nicer for most children than a paint and glitter combo with the ability to say ‘I made this!’ What do you need? paint paint brush ...

Day 6 – snowmen finger painting!   This is lots of fun because you get to mess with paint, I did them as cards but no reason you couldn’t do them on baubles, on gift tags, on pictures or just for fun! What you need? White paint ...

Crafty Little Chimps Advent countdown – December 5 – fingerprint cards! Fingers, hands, toes all have so much room to play in the Christmas season. This card gives you some ideas of things you can do with finger prints, using them to ...

Crafty Little Chimps Advent countdown – December 4 – Christmas card stamping! Another card idea but a good one as kids generally love stamping, it doesn’t necessarily make the neatest card but you can tell they’ve been ...