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5 Children's Day Koi-inspired Craft Ideas | 『こどもの日』のおすすめ製作5選

5 Children's Day Koi-inspired Craft Ideas | 『こどもの日』のおすすめ製作5選

5 May is Children's Day festival in Japan. What the heck is Children's Day? It's the day we wish all children happiness and cherish their different personalities.  Traditionally, families celebrate it by raising koi-shaped windsock called 'koinobori' on the day or few days before the event. You'll find a koi fish to represent each member of the household (black for father, red/pink for mother and blue/green/orange for child). My family and I currently live in the Netherlands. My husband is Dutch and my daughter was born in Australia. She's never lived in Japan and I am not sure if she...

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Make Your Own Styrofoam Art

Make Your Own Styrofoam Art

We recently purchased a new picnic table for our garden and the packing came with lots of Styrofoam. So I wondered whether I could make a nice use out of it before it goes to the waste. I had a look at my bible aka Pinterest, and I found out that you could make an adorable artwork with it. So I decided to try it out with my 3-year-old daughter. What You'll Need: Styrofoam Marker Something sharp to puncture holes - we used a screw driver Paint - we used acrylic paints Paint brush or roller Paper Step 1 - Using...

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How to Make a Plastic Bottle Jellyfish

How to Make a Plastic Bottle Jellyfish

So... I'm currently exploring the use of plastic bottles in my craft projects. And this is one of them: Plastic Bottle Jelly Fish. I really love how it turned out and my 3 year old daughter has already decided that for her 4th birthday, she wants to have a magical under the sea themed party with lots of these jellyfish hanging everywhere. Well... not sure what a 'magical' under the sea party is but I'm glad she finally made up her mind about the theme of her party. To make this plastic bottle jellyfish, you will need: Empty plastic bottle...

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How to Make Paper Mache Easter Eggs

How to Make Paper Mache Easter Eggs

The countdown to Easter has began! What fun Easter crafting have you been doing? If you are looking for an affordable and eco-friendly way to enjoy the Easter crafting, try making some paper mache Easter eggs. It's super easy to make and what a great idea to gather your family at the table and enjoy some crafty egg painting together.

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[Step-by-step Instructions] How to Make a Simple Milk Carton Hat

[Step-by-step Instructions] How to Make a Simple Milk Carton Hat

It's almost Easter and I thought it would be fun to make a Miffy (Nijntje in Dutch) costume for the egg hunting. The Miffy hat, believe it or not, is made out of two milk cartons. It is really simple to make and this is the step-by-step instructions on how you can also make one using an everyday household recycling!

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