Making frozen paint pops!

So in my last post, I mentioned that a good thing to do with the kids is to make frozen paint pops and make paintings with them in the sunshine. This post is going to show you how to quickly make them in 3 simple steps.


You will need:

  • Paint
  • Water
  • Ice cube tray
  • Something to mix the paints in ( I used plastic beakers)
  • Lolly sticks or matchsticks

Step one:

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Making our family bored jar

I love Pinterest and when I was browsing the other day I saw something called a bored jar. Basically you write down lots of little activities and when the kids are bored, they pick out an activity and it will help them cure their boredom! With the summer holidays coming up, I thought this would be a great idea for Maisie so I decided to give it a go and make our very own bored jar.


To make this, you only need a few little bits:

  • A Kilner Jar or similar
  • Coloured Card or paper
  • Scissors
  • A Pen

I LOVE this book of card sheets that I got from The Range, they have so many different ones in different sizes, but I chose the large Chasing Rainbows one. They are so handy to have, especially if you are into crafting, they even have iridescent paper in them!

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