Move Over Monet. The Story of the Pint Sized Painter
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She might only be four, but Cassie Gee has sold over 100 masterpieces and been described as a pocket-sized Picasso! It’s safe to say that what started out as a way to keep little fingers busy and get rid of excess energy, has blossomed into a gift that makes me envious my mother didn’t encourage me make a little...
Mess Free Painting? It’s Possible and it Happens in my Bathroom!
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“Can we do painting Mum?” Oh please. No! I cringe. These words are cause for shudders in many mums I know. Of course we all love to encourage creativity and self-expression in our children. And I do appreciate the paintings my little ones bring home from kindy… but painting at home means one thing: mess…an almighty, colourful mess! My own...
Free Fun: 6 Toddler Games You Can Make at Home
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Entertaining a busy toddler can be exhausting. And expensive. Here are 6 fun games that are cheap and simple to make at home for your busy little one. 1.  Guessing Box Keep your little one guessing with this fun game! Find an empty baby wipes tub, the plastic ones with the flip up lid work best. You'll need lots of different...
23 Clever Kids’ Lego Storage Ideas You and Your Kids Will Love!
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There’s that tell-tale crunch of the littlest Lego under your foot, your 5-year-old is about to meltdown because he lost the last three pieces that will complete his plastic brick city and you’re ready to take a trash bag to the entire play room. Wait! Yes, we all know that even a seemingly small box of Lego can turn...
Join Mister Maker and the Shapes on Their Australian Tour. Arty Fun for the Whole Family!
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Brought to you by Live Nation Get ready Australia, your ultimate arts and crafts hero Mister Maker is coming back with his brilliant, fun and interactive live show during the June/July school holidays! Mister Maker and the Shapes will be packed full of arty adventures, there’ll be a big 'make' to take part in, super songs to join in with and of...
Lego Table: 21 Best Lego Storage Tables
Let's face it, kids love Lego. Parents hate the mess. The solution? A cleverly designed Lego table for storage. But before you break the bank on a play space to keep all those sets in place, check out these DIY Lego table ideas. Anything but ‘lack’ luster. Ikea Hackers’ Lack Lego table hack combines a bargain from the Swedish super-store with hanging bins and...
2 Indoor Craft Activities Perfect For a Rainy Day
Well winter has well and truly set in and mothers and toddlers everywhere are struggling with the inevitable 'cabin fever' that comes with wet, rainy days. What can we do with bored little people when it's too cold to play outside? Craft of course! Now don't turn away... crafting sessions don't have to be stressful! Here we have two perfect indoor...
9 Tips to Taking Great Photos of Your Kids
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Photographing children can be a challenge when you first start out. Here's our top photography tips for taking great photos of your kids! 1. Get down to their level. There is nothing more daunting than someone looking down on you, so get done to their level and mirror their body language. They will feel much more comfortable. In saying this though...
You Won’t Believe Your Eyes When You Watch This 4-Year-Old Make Paper Dresses With Her Mum
This 4-Year-Old Mini Fashion Designer Creates Amazing Dresses Out Of Paper And Tape - And They Keep Getting More Amazing By Ilana Wiles, Mommy Shorts I started following @2sisters_angie a little over a year ago. Back then she was posting the typical stuff you see from moms on Instagram -- pics of her daughter at the park, pics of her daughter eating...
Easy Step-by-Step Lego Table Project
Make your own Lego Table at Home with these easy Step-by-Step Instructions  What you need: 1m x 1m MDF, 12mm thickness 4 lego mats (30cm x 30cm) 1 Ikea LACK coffee table 1 Ikea VESSLA container and lid 250ml undercoat paint (white) 500ml gloss enamel paint (red) craft glue 4 Bolts: 3/16 x 75mm 4 nuts to match bolt 4 mudflap washers Tools: Jigsaw, drill, holesaw bit size 22, paint brush "If...