Archives for "February, 2010"

Posted by burntmuffin on 24th February 2010


This is another paper activity that is a favourite with my daughter – paper lady bugs. For 1 Ladybug:

Posted by burntmuffin on 24th February 2010


We made linked paper dolls a while ago, and my daughter has never tired of them. In fact, she asks to make them again and again very often. She calls them “Girls”. These “Girls” won us a craft book from the huggies craft ideas competition. It’s an old classic, but it is so much fun. [...]

Posted by burntmuffin on 23rd February 2010

Oreo truffles

My siblings and I had our first taste of Oreo cookies when I was a kid. As it was an imported item back then, it was a special treat when Dad brought home a package from the grocery store. I remember him doing this only once. I happened to click on when I was doing [...]

Posted by burntmuffin on 16th February 2010

Felt Food – Part Two

My daughter’s felt larder has increased in the form of donuts, sausages, lettuce leaves, and some disastrous looking cupcakes/muffins. The donuts were really fun to make.

Posted by burntmuffin on 11th February 2010

Mary Jane Booties

A few months after my little girl was born, I learned to knit – using library books as guides. The reason was I wanted to knit her these adorable little booties by Lucie Sinkler. Alas, by the time I was confident enough to tackle them, her feet had grown considerably. But that didn’t stop me [...]

Posted by burntmuffin on 10th February 2010

A portable stove/oven

With all her new cooking gear and felt food, my little “chef” has taken over the living room floor. Can a frying pan box become part of the play process as well as a storage solution? YES!

Posted by burntmuffin on 9th February 2010

Felt Food – Part One

I’ve finally started the mission of making felt food for my little girl. I had to as we received this wonderful package from my parents that contained these little stainless steel cooking pots and pans and a set of utensils to go with them. (These are from Ikea’s Duktig range for kids 4 Piece cooking set [...]

Posted by burntmuffin on 7th February 2010

Cardboard House(s)

My little girl wanted to do some craft. I was out of ideas, and the Usborne Books has been returned to the library. Then, she told me she wanted to make a house. A house? I thought about the options: We could build a house with blocks, but technically speaking, that is “play” not crafts. We [...]

Posted by burntmuffin on 4th February 2010

More Bags

I think I went a bit overboard.

Posted by burntmuffin on 2nd February 2010

The New Bags

This is the bag I have been using for the last 2 and a bit years.