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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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Top Secret Candy Vault (hand drawn tutorial)

Top Secret Candy Vault (hand drawn tutorial)

Yes, we do have a weak spot for all things hand drawn. So yes, we love Scott Bedford. We blogged about his Tweet Factory before, and today we’d like to share one of his craft tutorial with you. A hidden candy vault – one can never have enough of these, right? Snail Soup – with […]

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Travel Tip: folding a paper cup

Travel Tip: folding a paper cup

Let’s face it: travelling with small kids can be tricky. Messy even. Especially when your kid is thirsty and you forgot to bring a cup… most small kids don’t get how to drink from a bottle without spilling. So, here we go: just fold a cup on the spot. All you need is a square […]

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