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How to Make a DIY Treasure Chest

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How to Make a DIY Treasure Chest

If you received a Treasure Island Bramble Box this month you should have everything you need to make a treasure chest out of colored, large craft sticks. This treasure chest is the perfect prop to use with our indoor treasure hunt; fill with coins, gems, candy or other treasure! How to Make a Treasure Chest: […]

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Treasure Hunt For Kids

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Treasure Hunt For Kids

A perfect way to beat boredom is to create an indoor treasure hunt.  It can be as easy or as hard as you want it to be and can be played over and over again. This fun treasure hunt activity was part of our Treasure Island pretend play & craft kit, one of many themes […]

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How Safe is Snow Ice Cream?

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How Safe is Snow Ice Cream?

It’s been trending on Pinterest for a while, especially during the ‘snowmegeddon’ that hit the North-east in early 2016. Yesterday we decided to give it a try and see what all the fuss was about and it turned out great.  However, my husband on the other hand refused give it a taste test, which got […]

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5 Simple Ways to Encourage Pretend Play

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5 Simple Ways to Encourage Pretend Play

My youngest child could play pretend all day long.  She frequently tells me about her exciting make believe exploits; most recently telling me about her trip to the North Pole (where she had the opportunity to work alongside some of the finest members of Santa’s elf team). My son however requires to be lead and […]

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Superhero Cuffs – Pretend Play !

Superhero Cuffs – Pretend Play !

How to Make Superhero Pretend Play Cuffs! Here are some instructions for how to make your very own superhero cuffs.  A fun craft with a materials you’ll probably already have on hand at home. Mess: Moderate, Time: 10 Minutes plus drying time, Adult Assistance: Moderate You will need: Toilet paper tubes Paint (metallic or glitter […]

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3 Things to Do with Baby Soda Bottles

3 Things to Do with Baby Soda Bottles

Our October Wizard Bramble Box contained both test tubes and water gel crystals.  Once you are done with the activities in your kit here are a few more to try. There are lots of activities you can do with baby soda bottles and water gel crystals (both of which you can find in our Wizard’s […]

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Halloween Activities: How to Make Fizzing, Melting Frogs!

Halloween Activities: How to Make Fizzing, Melting Frogs!

Time: 30mins – 1hour, Mess Level – High, Difficulty Level – Easy So with Halloween almost here we have been trying out some fun but spooky activities.  For those who got our October Wizard Bramble Box, instructions on how to make your own fizzing, melting frogs are included in your kit. This is a very […]

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Go Fishing! Indoor fishing and learning. Letter, number and word recognition.

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Go Fishing! Indoor fishing and learning. Letter, number and word recognition.

This game is usually made with the use of small magnets and metal objects such as washers or paper clips. Avoid the danger of small magnets with this super simple indoor fishing game! The materials and instructions for this game were included in the September Bramble Box.  To recreate this craft at home you will […]

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Easy Pretend Play Camping Lantern Tutorial

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Easy Pretend Play Camping Lantern Tutorial

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Let’s Go (Indoor) Pretend Play Camping!

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Let’s Go (Indoor) Pretend Play Camping!

This month’s Bramble Box theme is Let’s Go Camping! In addition to the crafts and activity ideas included in your Camping Bramble Box, here are some ideas to help you add to the box theme and extend play even further! Campfire Activities There’s no better place to gather together than around a campfire. Why not […]

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