Life in Pictures: Our Christmas Party

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As you can probably guess, crafting with the kids is one of our favourite things to do. So we thought it was only right to celebrate the festive season with a Little Buttons Christmas craft party where we all sat happily together and made our own sparkly hats!
 

These are great for kids to make by the way, make a simple cardboard crown and add two strips of double sided tape around the outside. Then fill the table with things to stick onto it and you have a sticky-fingers-free craft activity!

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Nap Time Crafts: Button Christmas Tree Decoration

diy button christmas tree decoration

We saw this really lovely craft tutorial on Country Baskets for a simple button tree decoration, so we thought it would make a perfect festive Nap Time Craft.

For this project you will need:

  • An assortment of green buttons in different sizes
  • 1 small yellow button
  • 3 medium-sized red buttons
  • Craft wire
  • Wire cutters/scissors
  • Bakers twine to hang decoration

Begin by cutting your wire. You need to cut it to double the length of your finished tree. You also need a bit extra to tie the decoration at the bottom, and a loop to hang it at the top.

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Some Little Fat Robin Christmas Decorations

I’m having a bit of an air-dry clay obsession at the moment, and this week I made some little Christmas decorations for my tree. They didn’t come out exactly as I planned them in my head… but I thought I’d share anyway as the quirky homemade decorations are always nicer than the bought ones. Right?!

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