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Upcycle Dream Web

What do you do with all of your plastic lids??  Instead of throwing them in the rubbish  how about starting a collection of plastic bits and bobs usually destined for landfill or recycling, that can be creatively upcycled into some unique art projects. In this fun budget-friendly project we will transform a piece of cardboard box, some old plastic lids, and a couple of collected feathers into a creative Dre ...

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Four Kid-Friendly Summer Recipes

Summer offers a great opportunity to break away from old unhealthy routines into this seasons bounty of fresh fruits and vegetables. Here's 4 fresh and easy recipes to try out at home, in the lead up to the warmer months. They make for deliciously healthy dishes the little ones can help you create... Rainbow Wraps Prep time: 20 mins Cook time: 10 mins Makes: 12 wraps Things you need: Beetroot - 225g can sli ...

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Crafty Halloween Bats

Forget about cute pumpkins and ghosts this Halloween! How about making with your little artists a few crafty spooky bats. In this fun, budget-friendly project we will transform some painted card into a very cool bat design, using limited resources and loads of creativity! Suitable for kids from 4 yrs and up – a great project for little kids to practice their cutting and gluing skills,  and improve their fin ...

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Creative Cactus Collage

Art is a fantastic way for kids of all ages, and adults too, to relax, unwind, and get reflective!! There is a real satisfaction in simple acts such as drawing, cutting, and glueing, as in this fun no-mess project. Suitable for kids from 4 yrs and up – a great project for little kids to practice their scissor skills, and improve fine-motor skills. This can be as simple, or as decorative and detailed as you ...

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Recipe // Peppermint Choc-Chip Ice Block

As well as adding vegetables to smoothies, they can also find their way into ice blocks. The avocado in this smoothie (as long as you use one that’s not too big) is undetectable and even though my kids aren’t keen on avo as is, they absolutely love this creamy dairy-free Peppermint Choc-Chip Ice block. Ingredients 400ml coconut milk Generous handful baby spinach 1 medium-sized avocado ½ cup sweetener (rice ...

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Recipe // Vietnamese Meatball Soup

This Vietnamese Meatball Soup is a delicious, fuss-free meal that is both nutritious and healing. Ingredients 1 tablespoon coconut oil 4 cm piece ginger, finely grated 3 cloves garlic, finely grated or crushed 3 cups chicken bone broth/ stock 400 ml coconut milk 1 tablespoon turmeric, ground 2 tablespoons fish sauce 1 tablespoon coconut sugar 4 kaffir lime leaves, vein removed and thinly sliced 6-8 spring o ...

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Colour Me Happy // Humpback Whale

haven contributor and artist extraordinaire Mrs Red has put together a colouring-in sheet especially for haven readers, with this editions animal theme in mind! Click here to download your free copy. ...

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Free Printable // Father’s Day Colour-In

Want to give your dad something extra special this Father’s Day? Download our FREE Father’s Day colour in - colour it in and let him know how much he means to you by writing a message on the back - he’ll cherish it forever. click to download ...

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Recipe // Kim Chi Fried Rice

Fried rice is such a quick and easy meal that my whole family loves. I often make a double batch that my kids love cold for lunch the next day. The kim chi adds a really nice acidity and is great for supporting digestive health. Serves 4 Ingredients Splash peanut or olive oil 3 free-range or organic eggs, beaten 2 rashers bacon, diced 1 red onion, peeled & finely diced 2 cloves garlic, crushed 2 tbsp fi ...

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Recipe // Mushroom & Lentil Lasagne

This super tasty Mushroom and Lentil Lasagne will win over any meat lovers in your family. Vegetarian lasagne just doesn't get any better. Ingredients 100g (½ cup approx.) un-cooked Puy lentils (sometimes called French lentils) Splash extra virgin olive oil 1 onion, peeled and halved 2-3 cloves garlic, peeled 1 stick celery, roughly chopped 2 carrots, roughly chopped 1 medium zucchini (courgette), roughly c ...

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