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One of the great things about treasure hunts is that you can do them anytime. It doesn't matter if the weather is rainy or sunny, cold or hot, because you can go on a treasure hunt indoors or outside. Kids love exploring and finding a...

In a household of artists and DIY fans, paint is found in many spots around my home. Naturally there are acrylics and watercolours that feature in the many artworks, sometimes there's fingerpaint in the fridge, and there's a stash of paint languishing on the shelves...

  It’s Christmas Eve, or as it is possibly known by those little ones who celebrate Christmas, the l-o-n-g-e-s-t day of the year. Forget the summer solstice, today is the day that feels longer than any other on the calendar while little ones watch the minutes and seconds drag by and anticipate the visit of the jolly fellow in red with something special. If you then add in the kids’ clock - an alternate measurement of time like when you hear “we’ve been in the car for an hour!” ten minutes into a trip - and it’s a very long day indeed. To help the day feel a little bit faster, here are ten quick crafts of Christmas the kids could do today.

  Christmas and craft are a very nice pairing, with lots of simple and beautiful crafty goodness that can be made with the little ones throughout the festive season. Each year my list of craft ideas grows and I could easily fill the advent calendar with multiple ideas for each day, but... last year the little ones reached a point in our Christmas countdown when they asked for a day off. So this year things have been different. I haven't filled the advent calendar with activities - to be honest I haven't actually put one up because they're enjoying asking what the date is then using their maths to work out how many sleeps to go - and it's been a slow and relaxed lead-up to Christmas. It's rather nice, actually.

Sometimes the most enjoyed craft activities with little ones are the most simple and the ones that give a quick result for their effort. This adored activity here at tiny & little definitely fits that description! All it takes is the question "Who wants to...