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10 Craft Ideas to Engage Your Toddler

10 Craft Ideas to Engage Your Toddler

Many of us are forced to make adjustments to our daily routine following the announcement by the Dutch government to close all schools and other institutions. Looking after your child and making sure he/she stays safe is a big task for many parents. Let's all help out by sharing some ideas to keep our kids busy and us parents sane. I have written down 10 crafty activities that you could do with your kids during this crisis. Hope it helps! Stay safe and sane everyone xx Idea 1: Nature Stamping This is one of my favourite spring activity. Thankfully, going...

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DIY - Unique Easter Egg Tree Idea

DIY - Unique Easter Egg Tree Idea

This is my second Easter in the Netherlands. Last year, I noticed something particularly different from the Easter celebration in Australia. And that is people buying large tree branches and decorating them with little ornaments. I asked my Dutch husband but being brought up in an atheist family, his family has never practiced this tradition and he didn't even notice it until I pointed out... (some men are so oblivious). Curious, I went online and learned that the decorating tree branches is originally a German tradition but nowadays the tradition is observed in surrounding countries including the Netherlands. This year,...

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Private Creative Workshops for Kids and Adults

Private Creative Workshops for Kids and Adults

Looking for a nice activity for your next event? Perhaps an hour or two of creative activity to entertain kids at your child's birthday party. Or maybe a creative activity while you catch up with your friends. At Collectionaise, we can suggest a perfect workshop to suit your occasion and audience.  Collectionaise is based in Delft but we are happy to travel outside Delft (The Hague, Rotterdam) for your event. Our workshops are designed around the theme of paper crafting and we have different workshops for different age groups. You can book us for a group as small as 3...

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Barba-trick! DIY Barbapapa Family

Barba-trick! DIY Barbapapa Family

Who here is a fan of Barbapapa? The Barbapapa characters are very popular in Japan but I have to say, I've never seen the TV series. That is until now. Now, I get to 'enjoy' watching the cartoon with my daughter EVERY. SINGLE. DAY. She loves it, she giggles when they say 'Barba-trick' (in Dutch it's 'barbatruc'). Watching the episodes, I start to understand what they stand for. They are sort of like protectors of earth and environment. Plenty of hippie messages, not so surprising given that the cartoon is from the 70s.  It's autumn in the Netherlands, which means...

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