Make it Monday – making paper beads and necklaces

Today, let’s look at more more ideas of things to do at home with children: paper beads and stringing beads into necklaces, garlands or bracelets.


– Paper. You can buy fancy colour paper for this activity but reclaimed paper will work just as well. Take a look at your recycling bin to put […]

Make it Monday – free colouring sheets: babies & baby slings

Prepare the next generation of babywearers!

Children love colouring pictures, and familiar pictures in particular. These images of mums carrying babies in their baby slings will appeal to them.

Award-winning British artist Susan Cook of Picture Dreams, has produced these beautiful drawings of babies for your little ones to colour-in.

You can download the […]

Make it Monday – Making your own baby wipes

Just like cloth nappies, switching to reusable baby wipes can save you a lot of money, especially the early months.

Reusable baby wipes are just as easy to use as flushable baby wipes. You can use water to clean your baby’s bottom or make your own natural cleaning solution. Once […]

Make it Monday – Juice Carton Recycling

Despite dilligently sorting tins, bottles, paper and cardboard and composting any food that is leftover from leftovers, my little family still manages to produce lots of rubbish for my big black bin.

My challenge to myself – and anyone else who cares to take it up, is to find something else to do with […]

Fluffy Friday – Win a £15 Natural Nursery Gift Voucher with your craft ideas! (ends 5th April 2012)

Most mums I know have days when they are stuck for ideas for something to do with small children. The Natural Nursery Blog is coming to the rescue but it needs your help! Make it Mondays are for blog posts that feature easy, cheap, eco friendly and fun things to make and do with […]

Introducing Make it Mondays!

Every Monday on the Natural Nursery Blog there will be a new idea for something to do, from rainy day play to recipes, colouring sheets to download, instructions for making your own baby wipes and loads of other cheap and easy seasonal ideas.

We are starting off on Monday 12th March 2012 with some […]