Welcome to another Wacky Workshops project, a no sew Scandinavian Christmas gnome. Scandinavian Christmas gnomes have become increasingly popular during the past few years. You can find instructions all over the web for how to make your own. However, I’ve yet to find one that doesn’t require sewing. Of course, there’s nothing wrong with
Most of us have experienced the fun of visiting the local bowling alley and testing our skills against those pins. Or trying to win a huge stuffed animal at the ring toss game in a carnival sideshow. Some of us have even experienced the frustration of hitting a tiny golf ball towards an
Welcome to another Wacky Workshops project – how to make a plastic bottle bird feeder. We all know the damage plastic is doing to our environment and the importance of recycling it so it doesn’t end up in landfill or our oceans. We can take that one step further and get our kids
If you think your children are not hearing and paying attention to all the stories of doom and gloom for the planet, think again. Those little minds are like sponges and take in all the information around them. And it scares them. More than that, those stories can potentially rob your children of
Welcome to another Wacky Workshops project – making permanent sand castles out of plastic bottles. This craft is fun, cheap, and awesome for the environment (anything that keeps plastic out of landfill and oceans is). But be warned, it gets a bit messy.
Welcome to another Wacky Workshops project – a fun puppy puppet made out of toilet rolls. My last few projects have concentrated on using recyclable materials you probably already have on hand. If you haven’t already seen them, check out Get Organised With These Great Recycling Projects and Marble Run Fun So
Welcome to another Wacky Workshops project – marble run fun. There is such a fascination with watching marbles whizz down little slides in all directions. It can keep adults and kids amused for hours. I remember buying a plastic marble run for my sons when they were young – they absolutely loved it.
Welcome to another Wacky Workshops project – great recycling projects using things you already have. A few weeks ago I gave instructions for a really cool train desk caddy, How to Make a Starlight Express Desk Caddy. While this one is really fun and uses recyclables, it may not be big enough for
Welcome to another Wacky Workshops project – making Mum smile with pretty picture planters. With Mother’s Day just around the corner, the challenge is to find something new that will put a smile on her face. This usually means a bit of creativity is required but the steps in this week’s projects (yes,
TRASH TO TREASURE – THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO RE-PURPOSING JUNK Welcome to another Wacky Workshops project. I know, you just can’t possibly get rid of that stained shirt. It’s the shirt you wore the first time you took a bus to the city and talked to that stranger who knew your crazy cousin