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howdoesshe has a post on 10 things to do with a block – if your little ones have grown past playing with blocks you can re-use them in some simple and creative ways.

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diy superhero

by kath_red on August 14, 2009

in Toys+Plush

great project from suzy – free pattern for these very cute superhero capes. Suzy says “It’s an easy project, and a nice alternative to the commercial nylon superhero costumes.”

superhero cape

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living play houses

by kath_red on July 4, 2009

in Kids Crafts

I have always loved the idea of a willow house and seeing this one mentioned recently on the crafty crow got me thinking about other outdoor living natural structures for play.

Sunflower playhouse
Sally’s living willow house a year on
A very pretty willow house about to start sprouting
We made a sweet pea teepee last year – try it will any climbing vegetable – here is how [image from here]

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For more kids craft, creative ideas and activities go to the Action Pack website

make a car launcher – instructable courtesy dabbled

toy_car_launcher

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For more kids craft, creative ideas and activities go to the Action Pack website

The new CRAFTzine is out, and it contains a ‘how-to’ make a bow and arrow by my husband and son. Thats my cutie pie boy featured holding his new bow. Its a great father son weekend project. CRAFTzine the latest issue – has heaps of other great stuff – so check it out online or pick up a copy.

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For more kids craft, creative ideas and activities go to the Action Pack website