Archive | Christmas RSS feed for this section

Kidsinthegarden Top 5 Outdoorable Christmas Presents for Children

Its beginning to look a lot like Christmas and every year it feels as if parents have to work harder to counter the effects of screen time on children.  You won’t see any of these presents advertised on TV, yet they are as much part of childhood as the latest toy. Packets of Seeds Packets […]

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }
twig reindeer

Make a Twig Reindeer

Find a few twigs on your next woodland walk and you will have the main ingredients you need to make a twig reindeer.  The simplicity and naturalness of the branches used makes a really wonderful Christmas decoration.  We collected twigs from several walks.  We found that those from horse chestnut trees were ideal as they […]

Continue Reading
Salt dough xmas decorations

Salt Dough Christmas Decorations: A Tale of Competition between Friends

  We have been having a go at making salt dough Christmas decorations.  I recently spotted a great idea for using a handprint made from salt dough to make a Santa Xmas decoration.   It looked so cute that I shared it with friends and followers on Facebook.  My son had had a go at something […]

Continue Reading
Star Made from DOGWOOD

A Christmas Star from the Garden

  Christmas Star Last spring when I cut back my dogwood in the front garden I had good intentions.  I knew that the lovely red stems which had brightened up the garden all winter long could be put to further use.  I hadn’t expected it to take me quite so long to use them.  Last weekend we […]

Continue Reading