Our 13 Most Popular Posts of 2013:
With the New Year just around the corner, I thought it would be fun to look back through my blog and highlight our 13 most popular posts of 2013.
Most of these activities are for kids, but there are a couple crafty-mom posts sprinkled in there, so grab a cuppa something good, put your feet up, and pin, share and bookmark ’til your heart’s content.
Our number ONE, most viewed, most popular post in 2013 was our:
Easy to make with a handful of common kitchen ingredients, these paints are an inexpensive alternative to store-bought kids’ water-colours, and they’ll keep indefinitely.
This simple recipe makes the biggest bubbles ever . All you need are a few basic kitchen ingredients.
3. Button Snake:
Easy to make: a great activity for developing fine motor and buttoning skills!
Create beautiful “stained glass art” using kids’ paint, plastic lids and wax paper!
3 common kitchen ingredients and a microwave is all you need to create this vibrant 3-dimensional art!
Use the pant-leg from an old pair of jeans to make a durable denim apron for your little crafter!
Colour a glass jar with a little glue and some food colouring!
8. Rain Sticks:
These rainsticks were fun to make, they look gorgeous, and they sound so lovely!
8 months later, our homemade Rainbow Wind Chimes still look and sound as lovely as they did the day we made them!
5 simple materials and cutting exercises to help your child develop his or her scissor skills!
Kids can make these adorable “rocking” birds with this easy paper-plate art project.
Slash your laundry costs by making your own detergent. It costs me about $10.00 to make a year’s worth for my busy family and daycare. Great for top loaders AND front-loading, high efficiency machines.
And last but not least, our 13th most popular post of 2013 was our:
Make your own light box using 2 common household items. For about 10 bucks, your child will enjoy hours of creative play and learning!
And there you have it! Our best 13 of 2013!
A huge hug and a heartfelt thank you to each and every one of you for following a long, for your support and loyalty and for always inspiring and encouraging me to “keep on bloggin'”! xx
To see ALL of our easy and affordable kids crafts and activities, pop over to my Hooligans Pinterest board! You’ll find hundreds of ideas there.