Friday, 14 August 2020

Crochet an Amigurumi Backpack

 At One Dog Woof you can find the pattern for this original and cute amigurumi.

Amigurumi backpack crochet pattern

Here is the link:

https://www.1dogwoof.com/amigurumi-backpack-crochet-pattern/

Tuesday, 11 August 2020

Crochet Wild Animals Finger Puppets

 At Creative Crochet Workshop you can a pattern to make these cute wild animal finger puppets. A great way to use your scraps of yarn and make someone happy at the same time.

Wild Animal Finger Puppets - Free Crochet Pattern | Creative Crochet Workshop @creativecrochetworkshop

Here is the link:

https://www.creativecrochetworkshop.com/2017/09/wild-animal-finger-puppets/

Saturday, 8 August 2020

Crochet a Fish Keychain

If you are looking for an idea to make a keychain with a summer theme, check the pattern for this beautiful fish at Kuferek z pasja.  You can also make it as a toy.


Here is the link:

Friday, 7 August 2020

Monday, 3 August 2020

Wednesday, 29 July 2020

Monday, 20 July 2020

Crochet Feathers

At Poppy & Bliss you can find the pattern for these beautiful and colorful feathers.  They are made with the Tunisian stitch.

Tunisian crochet feathers free pattern

Here is the link:
https://poppyandbliss.com/2017/05/19/tunisianfeathers/


Tuesday, 19 May 2020

Wednesday, 18 March 2020

(Updated 17/4/2020) Children - Useful Links for Isolation due to Coronavirus or something else

Hi Everyone,
I hope you are in good health, especially right now with this virus going around.  I will be adding some useful links to help your children feel less bored. Stay safe.

(I will be updating this post with more links)

Online games safe for children:
https://www.poptropica.com/
https://www.sesamestreet.org/
https://pbskids.org/
https://www.learninggamesforkids.com/


Educational sites:
https://classroommagazines.scholastic.com/support/learnathome.html

Crafts:
https://www.artistshelpingchildren.org/
https://www.thebestideasforkids.com/craft-ideas-for-kids/
https://frugalfun4boys.com/paper-crafts-kids/
https://dcrafterscorner.blogspot.com/search/label/crafts

Cooking with Kids:
https://www.kidspot.com.au/kitchen/recipes/collections/cooking-with-kids
https://tasty.co/article/melissaharrison/cooking-with-kids
https://www.superhealthykids.com/recipes/recipes-kids-can-make-themselves-by-age/
https://childhood101.com/6-reasons-to-cook-with-kids-12-recipes-to-try/
https://www.kids-cooking-activities.com/easy-recipes-kids-can-make.html
https://playtolearnpreschool.us/banana-bread/
https://www.snackworks.com/recipes/lifestyle/kids-can-cook

Tips:

  1. When searching for educational material or craft, before the search write Homeschool, for example homeschool maths worksheets or homeschool crafts etc.  You will find thousands of items.
  2. With Pinterest, you can find lots of links and info, on pratically everything.  People pin something from a website and save it to a board.  This is mine, for an idea,  https://www.pinterest.com/dianedcrafter/

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(Updated 15-4-2020) Cooking - Useful Links for Isolation due to Coronavirus or something else

Hi Everyone,
I hope you are in good health, especially right now with this virus going around.  I will be adding some useful links to help you feel less bored or to help you with your stash of food.  Stay safe.

(I will be updating this post with more links)

Here are some useful links for cooking:

These links are to search a recipe with an ingredient or ingredients that you have.
https://www.supercook.com/#/recipes
https://recipeland.com/recipes/ingredients/search
http://www.foodwise.com.au/recipe-room/our-recipe-finder/ You need to scroll down
https://www.myrecipes.com/ingredients

These links are to substitute foods with other foods in a recipe (so you don't need to go out).
http://www.foodsubs.com/
https://www.thespruceeats.com/herb-substitutions-in-cooking-1807691

Links to loads of recipes:
https://www.cooks.com/
https://www.allrecipes.com/
http://www.foodnetwork.co.uk/?utm_source=foodnetwork.com&utm_medium=domestic
https://www.breadworld.com/recipes/
https://www.simplyrecipes.com/
https://www.100daysofrealfood.com/recipes/

Freezing food tips and recipes:
https://onceamonthmeals.com/recipes/
https://freezermeals101.com/freezer-meal-recipes/
https://nchfp.uga.edu/publications/uga/uga_freeze_veg.pdf
nchfp.uga.edu
https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/publications/food-nutrition/freezing-vegetables/fn187.pdf

Some tips:
https://www.mexicanplease.com/food-bloggers-ultimate-list-cooking-tips-kitchen-tricks/


                                     Vegetable Plate With Ham



Crochet an Easter Basket

Crochet this lovely basket for Easter.



Here is the link:
https://www.repeatcrafterme.com/2020/03/easy-easter-crochet-basket.html

Crochet a Dog's Toy

If you have a dog or know someone who has, you can make this tug of war toy for your four pawed friend.

diy dog toy tutorial

Here is the link:
https://beacrafter.com/crochet-dog-toy/