Tag Archives: craft

Melty Hama Bead Rainbow Bowl and Colour Sorting (sort-of) Activity – CleverPatch DIY Dad Challenge

There are things I've done on this blog that I'm proud of. And then there's this week's dad-craft. CleverPatch challenged me to do something amazing with:

Iron-Me Beads & Pegboard (click here to check out the Beads and click Continue Reading ››

Mr Potato Head Magnetic Money Box: Toys for Toddlers – CleverPatch DIY Dad Challenge

It's the final level, I'm facing the boss, and he's got heat seeking missiles to battle my pea-shooter. OR it's the final round, I'm Daniel LaRusso, and Johnny Kreese is staring at my damaged leg. Demos challenged my self-appointed-title of 'Dad-Craft Master' and here we are, ready to reveal our poker hands! Bring it on Dad … Continue Reading ››

Misters of the Universe: Mr Men Meets He-Man. Soft Toys for Toddlers – CleverPatch DIY Dad Challenge

What do you get when you mix kids' favourite Mr Men, with 80's kids' favourites Masters of The Universe (that's He-Man, for all you heathens)? Nothing but AWESOME fun for your toddler! This week CleverPatch challenged me with these old-school craft favourites:

Felt Squares & Wadding (click here to check out … Continue Reading ››

Nintendo Colour Matching Game – CleverPatch DIY Dad Challenge

***IMPORTANT UPDATE!***
The ever-spectacular Ainslie from CleverPatch has just let me know that she had the same painting troubles with the pebbles!
Before painting, scrub the pebbles with steel wool in warm, soapy water to remove the stones' waxy layer. Then you should be fine!
Usually I'd be letting you know about this week's surprise item... but I … Continue Reading ››

Instant Toy Story Woody Costume: Kids Cowboy Fancy Dress – CleverPatch DIY Dad Challenge

The week is almost wrapped, but here comes my DIY Dad Challenge entry, careening around the corner. SCREEEEEEEEEEEEEEEECH! Crash. Bang. Obligatory bouncing tyre. This week I was stumped by:

Cotton Apron & Fabric Glue (click here to check out the Apron and then here to see … Continue Reading ››