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Easter 2017

Crafty Kids: Ruby Rabbit

With the expert guidance of Tracey Radford, you can turn everyday cardboard into incredible, yet simple, craft projects. You’ll never look at an empty egg carton in the same way again… Read more..

  • Crafty Kids: How To Make A Thaumatrope

    Thaumatropes (Thaw-Ma-Tropes) were a popular toy in the nineteenth century. They create an illusion by spinning two images together, which tricks your eye into seeing them as one picture… More..

  • Learning4fun: Children just like me

    As children around the world excitedly wait for Santa to deliver their presents on Christmas Eve, 21 years on a new edition of a classic book has been published which celebrates the lives of children and their childhoods across the continents. More..

  • Learning4Fun: Dinosaurs in 30 Seconds

    In his new book for curious dinosaur detectives, Sean Callery explains 30 amazing dino topics in just half a minute, keeping young archaeological adventurers on their feet! More..

  • Looks to Thrill

    Conjure up a fiendish face with this simple guide from face paint specialist Flutterby… More..

  • Learning4Fun

    To celebrate Maths Week 2016 this October 15-23, we asked Claire Flynn, programme manager of Maths Week Ireland at Waterford Institute of Technology, to come up with a few fun teasers and puzzlers to get our brains ready for ‘sum’ magic maths action… More..

  • Crafty Kids – Build a Rocket

    Calling all aspiring astronauts and future space scientists! Strap on your moon boots and prepare for liftoff by building your own rocket with the Astronaut Academy… More..

  • Crafty Kids - Wild At Art

    Arts and crafts activities don’t have to be done indoors! Take it outside and enjoy getting creative with nature. More..

  • Crafty Kids

    Foraging expert Fiona Bird shows how being a good beachcomber can not only really help the environmental problem of ocean pollution, but also help make some brilliant eco-friendly art… More..

  • Crafty Kids: Make A Woodland Star Dream Catcher

    In an era when lying on the couch with an iPad is more appealing than the park,foraging expert Fiona Bird has ideas for outside adventures and play to inspire children of all ages, from the wilds of the countryside to your own back garden... More..

  • Crafty Kids

    Calling all Mini-Makers! You can join the ultimate arts and crafts hero Mister Maker for his first ever live theatre tour in the UK in February. Ni4kids caught up with the CBeebies favourite to find out what we can look forward to... More..

  • Crafty Kids - Make a Christmas Countdown Calendar

    Christmas is coming, hooray! Countdown the days with Topsy and Tim from CBeebies by making this fun advent calendar. More..

  • Crafty Kids – Painted Pumpkins

    If the thought of going alternative with your jack-o'-lantern sends a shiver down your spine, don’t worry Ni4kids has it covered with family-friendly inspiration for some chilling works of art. More..

  • Crafty Kids: Bear Mask Madness

    When making a mask, the possibilities are truly endless—create a character, a celebrity, an imaginary creature, or a realistic animal friend. More..

  • Crafty Kids: Make Your Own Party Invitations

    Take some relaxed time out before the excitement of a big birthday bash to make your own special handmade invitations. More..

  • How to watch moths

    Have some fun on warm summer nights by building a light trap in your back garden or while camping and meet some nocturnal fluttering friends... More..

  • Crafty Kids – Summer Creations

    There’s a whole other world to discover down at the beach. Have a rummage in a rockpool this summer and you’ll be amazed at what you might find… More..






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