Browsing articles in "Art & Craft"
Oct
13
2012

#ChurpOut 2012’s Pimp My Ride winner

We were in Publika today for #ChurpOut 2012.  Ethan and that alien from Berjaya. LIKE our FB Page please. Or was it LIKE Berjaya’s Page? LoL! Just LIKE ours will do, okay? Click here thank you :P We went to #ChurpOut 2012 mainly to collect our Whatchuwant Pimp My Ride Mini Cooper ^_^ Okay-lah, the rest of the activities were fun too but it was raining, I got wet and almost fall flat on the slippery […]

Aug
30
2012

Recycle your eco-friendly shopping bags and old CDs

If you are a blogger who loves attending events, you are sure to have lots and lots of eco-friendly shopping bags at home. I have like a million of them! :P Apart from attending events, we bloggers get to attend movie screenings too aye? That only means that I do not purchase VCDs/DVDs as often as I used to anymore. In fact, I have so many CDs/VCDs/DVDs at home that is full of scratches that […]

Aug
13
2012

Handprint Egg Carton Owl

It’s been so long since we did any handprint art. Ethan’s palm has grown so much since then! Last Saturday, we did Handprint Egg Carton Owl art in the Studio. Handprint Egg Carton Owl Paint your palm brown and stamp it on a piece of art block. Cut the eyes from an egg carton. Paste feathers on the hand print. Paste the egg carton on the handprint and the owl is done. Isn’t it CUTE?! […]

Aug
12
2012

Smurfs Roadshow

Last Friday we went jalan-jalan at 1U after Ethan’s class. As soon as we entered the mall we saw some activities going and immediately Ethan ran towards it. The emcee was calling for kids to go up stage for dunno what lah and this Ethan dunno head dunno tail terus run up! -.- Other kids all got siblings with them but Ethan solo jer kat sana but nevermind-lah, janji dia berani. They danced, played games […]

Jul
24
2012

Cars 2 Banners DIY

Ethan wanted to have Cars 2 theme for his birthday celebration. It was two weeks before his birthday so I thought since we had so much time, why not make our own Cars 2 banner? I didn’t know THEN that we can easily buy them for under RM20 in Toys R Us! >_< Anyway, Ethan did checked prints using Excel. We printed lots and lots of them since the ink so cheap only (so I […]

Jul
8
2012

Painting Koi Fish

Painting is therapeutic. In the midst of our hectic schedule, how many of us still paint every once in a while? When was the last time you held a paint brush or even a color pencil? The kids did a simple koi fish painting in the Studio today. One look at Ethan’s koi fish and many said he is VERY talented! LoL.. now, let me share with you the SIMPLE process of how those kids […]

Jun
17
2012

DIY Photo Frame

We did a picture frame project last weekend in the Studio. It is for the kids to showcase their favourite family photo in conjunction with Parents’ month. DIY Foam Picture Frame Place a smaller rectangle paper in the middle of a larger rectangle craft foam. Draw the outline. Cut according to the line. Paste a sheet of plastic over the cut out hole. Paste a coloured construction paper on a piece of rectangle hard board […]

Jun
11
2012

1001 Ideas for 2 and win up to RM2,500 cash

*48 hours sticky post. Scroll down for latest update* I’m a stay at home mother. Ethan attends class for only 1 ½ hours daily and the rest of the day is spent with me at home. That means he spends a considerably large number of hours at home with me. That also means that we can get bored really easily if I do not plan for interesting activities to be done together with him. I […]

Jun
10
2012

School holiday project: Pencil Topper

During the recent holidays, we made pencil topper at home. Ethan wanted to make lots of them to give his teachers when the school reopens but somehow we got sick and spent the entire holidays trying to get better :( Watch this video tutorial on how to make pencil topper. You’ll need a printer for this project. We used our HP ink advantage printer that Ethan is so very familiar with..

May
18
2012

Sprinkling FUN time

I spoke to my Std 1, 2 and 3 students and asked them what do they do in school during art lessons. They answered me, “Not much”. They did mostly colouring. Not very creative aren’t they, the art lessons? The other day in the Studio, I cut some shapes out of hard board and placed them on a drawing block. I asked the kids to guess what we will be doing that day but none […]

May
16
2012

DIY Note pad

You know how kids love to scribble right? They’ll scribble on just about anything so the other day, I got the kids to make their own note pads for scribbling. All they need are papers (preferably colored) and 2 pieces hard construction paper for the cover. Decorate the note pad cover using cute paper punch. Paste as you wish. Tie them up together and the note pad is ready for scribbling! :D

Apr
29
2012

Mother’s Day craft: Crepe paper ‘pottery’

In the Studio yesterday, I wanted to get the kids to make a Mother’s Day gift since Mother’s Day is approaching. I couldn’t think of anything ‘outstanding’ yet so I shared with them this crepe paper ‘pottery’ project. I call it pottery  because just like pottery with clay, you have to like roll the clay all around in circles before you can start shaping them. We used the large toilet paper roll. Glue a cardboard […]

Apr
24
2012

Pusat Anyaman Mengkuang, Kg Cherating, Kuantan

Staying in Awana Kijal Golf, Beach and Spa Resort is so much fun. The resort itself is filled with activities to keep you occupied but if you wish to explore out of the resort, you can visit their Fun & Adventure counter and choose the countless activities most suitable for you. During our 3D/2N stay here, we opt to experience their Kampung Tour (Village Tour). One of the activities included in the Kampung Tour is […]

Apr
8
2012

We come in PEACE

Easter or no Easter, crafting with eggs is always FUN! Inspired by DisneyFamily.com, the theme is ALIEN today in our Studio :D Toy Story Alien Easter Egg Paint an empty egg shell green. Let dry. Paste purple and blue colored paper around a toilet paper roll. Print alien template from here, cut and paste on egg shell. We come in PEACE ^_^  

Apr
7
2012

Easter Lamb

It’s Easter this weekend. Still not too late to make more Easter craft. Inspired by DisneyFamilyFun, we did this little cutie lamb today :) Easter Egg Lamb You’ll need: * an empty egg shell * a black straw for the legs * colored paper for the ears (I cut out from old magazine) * cotton balls * glue Cut the straws Glue onto the egg Paste cotton all over the lamb leaving the front part […]

Apr
3
2012

Easter Egg Mickey Mouse

Hi! I know we have been MIA for several days now. That is because we are all a lil’ under the weather right now. We’ve been cooped up at home and to kill our boredom, we did some crafts. Easter is just around the corner so it is time to take the eggs out and start decorating. If you have a printer at home, there are countless craft work you can do on ‘rainy days’ […]

Mar
23
2012

Sponge Painting : Marine World

You know how sometimes the simplest of stuffs is BEST in life? While we are so caught up with technology and all, seldom do the kids get to go back to basic and do what WE did when we were younger. The kids in the Studio did sponge painting last week. I gave them sponges and get them to sponge blue paint all over the paper. Let dry. Then, using cute underwater creatures template, they […]

Mar
6
2012

Crepe Paper Twisting

The kids did a simple crepe paper twisting project the other day in the Studio. The ‘big sister’ helped the little ones to twist those crepe papers. While the little one happily trying to shape those twisted crepe papers into SOMETHING! He is trying to make an apple there. With some help, he managed to make an apple. One of the kid did a couple of snakes and their nest filled with eggs! Nice :D […]

Feb
20
2012

Space Art

Ethan loves the outer space. He found this picture online the other day. He loves it so much that he printed it out. Since he loves it very much I thought of converting it into a piece of art. We managed to make the above inspired by the picture that he printed out earlier. What I did was to cut the shapes of planets, meteorite and more out of cardboard. We brought those to the […]

Feb
14
2012

Valentine’s Torch

It’s Valentine’s Day! I would like to wish all our lovely readers a very happy Valentine’s day. I asked Ethan what he knows about Valentine’s Day, he answered CUPID! I do not know how to draw a cupid. What we did however was to google Cupid and print it out :P To see how you can turn these printouts: Into a torch shown below: You’ll need to check out this short 4 mins video of […]

Feb
6
2012

Valentine’s Puffy Heart Craft

Valentine’s Day is around the corner. We did a heart mobile again but this time our heart is puffier! Valentine’s Puffy Heart Referring to our post here, cut a heart out of hard construction paper to be used as the template. Let the kids trace the outline of the heart on white hard construction paper. Cut the heart out. Paint the heart red on both sides and let dry. Punch a hole. Here’s the fun […]

Feb
3
2012

Valentine’s Heart Mobile

Let’s make a super simple heart mobile today  Valentine’s Heart Mobile Refer to our post here and cut two hearts out of coloured construction paper. I prefer to use papers of different colours. Cut a slit to the centre of the heart, one slit on the bottom half of the heart and the other heart on the upper half. Slide the hearts together, top to bottom. Tie a string or you may cut a strip of paper […]

Jan
21
2012

Personalised Ang Pow Packet DIY

Do you write names on the back of Ang Pows for those special people in your life? I do. I mean I used to but this year, not anymore for today, we personalized our Ang Pow packets :D Personalised Ang Pow packet First, you’ll need to choose a picture of the person you are giving the Ang Pow to. This is easily done by stalking their Facebook account :P I helped Ethan to get the […]

Jan
18
2012

賀年摺紙 DIY Chinese New Year decor: Ang Pow Koi Fish

Today we are going to make something extremely EASY. It’s so EASY you can even do it in your sleep :P Here’s the tutorial video:  Ang Pow Fish you can stick on your walls, windows and every where. 1) For the body, you’ll need to cut open an Ang Pow packet and trace the shape from template. 2) For the tail, do not cut open the Ang Pow. Trace the shape on the Ang […]

Jan
16
2012

Dragon Fridge Magnet

We did a Dragon craft today :) Can feel the ‘heat’ dy. Chinese New Year is just around the corner! Dragon fridge magnet.  Super simple and fun craft. Print out a dragon head and a tail. I got the dragon head and tail template from here. Paint and cut. Cut a strip of paper and paste three magnets along it. Paste the strip of paper to the Dragon’s head and tail and the fridge magnet […]

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