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Fruity balloons? Get crafty!

Fruity balloons? Get crafty!

Summer not living up to your expectations? Rainy days lining up? No worries… Make your own sunshine! Get balloons – a lot of them. Buy green paper. Gather the kids – and get crafty! You make these balloon garlands in only rainy afternoon – and you’ll have a summery feeling for weeks on end 🙂 […]

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Making Mr Blueberry (play with your food!)

Making Mr Blueberry (play with your food!)

  We’re in a fruity kind of mind, did you guess? Aren’t these fruit faces by Philip Karlberg great? Found them on BADblog, here. Wanna get crafty with the kiddies? Stylish as the lady above might be, I’m pretty sure the kids will prefer mister Blueberry on their plate: That hairdo will be a hit! […]

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Fingerpuppetry (5 quality time tips for kids)

Fingerpuppetry (5 quality time tips for kids)

Here in Holland it’s ‘socks-out-of-the-closet’-weather. That term was invented by our Swiss girl Marlis, but effectively explains the situation. Loads of people in the street, wearing cosy socks in their flipflops… It’s wet and warm, here in Holland! Personally I’m looking forward to autumn: the colors, the rain, the wind – I love ’em all. […]

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Fall is coming! (5 quality time tips for kids)

Fall is coming! (5 quality time tips for kids)

Here in Holland it’s ‘socks-out-of-the-closet’-weather. That term was invented by our Swiss girl Marlis, but effectively explains the situation. Loads of people in the street, wearing cosy socks in their flipflops… Personally I’m looking forward to autumn: the colors, the rain, the wind – I love ’em all. Plus: you get to spend more time […]

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Change into Minnie Mouse – or The Hulk! (5 face paint tips for kids)

Change into Minnie Mouse – or The Hulk! (5 face paint tips for kids)

We’re back from a whole month of sunshine and leisure! The four of us here at Appracadabra went on much needed holidays: Jochem, Xander and Marlis headed to the Swiss mountains, I spent weeks on end hidden in a Dutch forest. Holiday is great. That’s an open door, I know, but let me repeat: holiday […]

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Bake fossile cookies & cook ancient eggs (5 dino crafts for kids)

Bake fossile cookies & cook ancient eggs (5 dino crafts for kids)

                              I like to wake up at 5.30 in the morning and get some work done before everyone else gets up. Sometimes my 6YO daughter joins me, as she is an early bird like me. And sometimes she’s lucky: she gets […]

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Make a balancing bike (5 circus crafts for kids)

Make a balancing bike (5 circus crafts for kids)

                  Two weeks until our second app Theater is available on the Appstore… I’m in dire need to distract the kids (and myself!) from this wait. So we will be playing circus soon! Want to play offline too? We have rounded up 5 great circus crafts and […]

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Make a fire breathing dragon – or a power braid! (5 crafts for kids)

Make a fire breathing dragon – or a power braid! (5 crafts for kids)

Just another couple of weeks until our second app Theater is available on the Appstore… My kids love to dress up and play theater, so it’s hard for them to wait. Actually, they love apps. Always begging for the iPhone – or better yet: the iPad… Still. I like to do offline things with them, […]

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Flower power lion hearts (5 free printable masks)

Flower power lion hearts (5 free printable masks)

At any given moment I can make our kids happy by just handing them my iPhone. Even happier by handing my iPad. Travelling by train, for hours on end? Not to worry. Apps will keep them occupied – and they will know how to count to 20 in Spanish when we get home – nice […]

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Build a robot – offline! (5 wonderful crafts for kids)

Build a robot – offline! (5 wonderful crafts for kids)

There’s an app for that, we know – but hey, let’s spend some quality time  with your kids – offline. This week we shared 5 amazing crafts on the Kind Kids App Fanpage in order to entertain your kids and make you look like a super creative mom or dad!  Check those robots – they are […]

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