Year of the Dog Chinese New Year craft

The Chinese New Year is marked on 16th February 2018, welcoming in the Year of the Dog. Bostik challenged me to come up with a simple craft to tie in with the start of the Chinese New Year. And let me tell you, it was tough. First, there was a lantern candle holder that involved sticking tissue paper onto a jar. Easy, right? Wrong. I’m not sure how you can be bad at sticking tissue paper onto a jar, but my children managed it. Next, there was a Chinese lantern. The less said about that the better. Until finally, we…

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Easy no carve pumpkin

There’s always a dilemma here at Halloween. The girls want to carve a pumpkin, but they’re too little to do it themselves. They can get involved with scooping out the middle and drawing a face on, but I have to cut it. And quite frankly, I don’t have time. So this year, I’ve come up with something different. The no-carve pumpkin This month’s Bostik Blogger craft theme was Halloween and bonfire night. I looked at the materials they’d sent us and realised it might just solve my pumpkin problem. So, here are our no-carve pumpkins. They’re perfect for children of all…

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