Welcome to another Wacky Workshops project – fun ways to use kids’ art. With the world focusing on recycling to reduce waste and save our beautiful planet, it’s more important than ever to find creative ways to reuse and repurpose things. Children who love creating – most do if offered the chance – can
Welcome to another Wacky Workshop project, creating a fun art space for kids. Let me assure you, these ideas are very budget-friendly. It’s amazing how many general household items can be used to create beautiful art and to store art and craft supplies. By avoiding an expensive run to the art store and instead,
Welcome to another Wacky Workshops project – Christmas creativity on a budget. Many of us will be doing our best to reign in Christmas spending this year and these Christmas creativity projects fit the bill. They are easy to make and cost very little in materials.
Ever feel like you are storing enough children’s art to wallpaper your entire house? Between school, pre-school and home art activities, that pile can grow so quickly. It can be tricky to work out what to do with it all. Sure, you can throw it in the bin. But that doesn’t honour the effort
Money doesn’t matter until you don’t have any. That was what my grandfather used to say. He would have known. He grew up in a poor family, left school when he was 12 to work and help pay the bills and made his fortune by the time he was 25. My grandfather knew how
This is the second of a two-part series packed with tips and tricks to help you host a children’s party for under $100. In part I, I explained how to save money on the venue and activities. Eight super fun activities and prizes to go with them added up to $25. Part II tackles
How much are you prepared to spend on hosting a children’s party? I know of one grandmother who forked out more than $400 for her grandchild’s first birthday. A birthday he is unlikely to remember. The costs can add up really fast if you let them. But they don’t have to.
One of the best things about receiving party invitations is that it opens the door to a wonderful human emotion – anticipation. Right away you can see yourself at that future event, having fun, speaking to friends and meeting new people. Creating that sense of anticipation is the first step in designing a
If food waste was a country, it would be the third-largest emitter of greenhouse gasses. In Australia, we waste about 20 per cent of the food we buy. Around half of all fruit and veggies we buy gets tossed. Around four million tonnes of food ends up in landfill. That’s a recipe for