There's nothing that says "Spring is here" than seeing a sea of yellow daffodils. Bring that touch of sunshine back home with these easy peasy paper daffodils.
Articles in Category: Back Garden Adventures
Now plenty of you have shared with us your Little Trekkers’ passion for collecting sticks at every given opportunity. The problem is, getting them to throw them away! Kids always have a favourite stick that they will not be parted from, so why not turn it into a stick insect in its own special jar.
There comes a time in every pair of socks life when they find themselves at the back of the sock draw. Maybe they're a little too small or have seen too many days puddle jumping, sliding, skidding and generally having loads of outdoor fun. But think twice before you throw them away as they can have a new lease of life as a rattlesnake!
Lard, cheese, bacon rind, sultanas? No, it’s not the latest crazy recipe from Heston Blumenthal (although I wouldn’t put it past him)! Maybe the ingredients for the bird cake wouldn’t make it into your birthday cake but our little feathered friends fully appreciate the delicious mixture of seeds, left over soaked bread crumbs, lard and other strange delights like cheese or bacon rind..
As Easter approaches why not make these very easy birds nests and little chicks? Don't they remind you of the characters from certain mobile phone game app?
Woodland walks in the autumn and winter mean one thing, over-filled pockets of pine cones and this fabulously festive Christmas wreath finally puts them to good use.
We hope you become as fond of Kylie’s Creatures as we are at Little Trekkers. To start your collection, here is your step by step guide to making a Kreature from the pattern for Yellow (or Pinky as this one is also known). We’ll be adding patterns for the rest of the gang, so now is the time to keep a box of old clothes/ fabric scraps and a tin of buttons handy so you can make them all.
More stick fun with this fishing game. A good stick should never go to waste and makes the perfect fishing rod to catch those little fishies.
Chick, chick, chick, chick, chicken, lay a little egg for me!
A customer once told us that she was buying some wellies for the sole purpose of using them as a desk tidy for her pens and pencils. This got us thinking what uses a trusted pair of wellies could have when little feet had outgrown them. Now we’ve already used our mailing bags to plant tomatoes and herbs and so why not use wellies too?