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Plasticine BLACK CAT

This black kitten seems to nudge us towards Halloween. We made it very easily from black plasticine.  …

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Balloon ROCKET

We drew the rocket with permanent markers so it wouldn’t come off every time we inflate the balloon….

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The LEAF FAIRIES

We started with candy cones… and we made leaf fairies!…  At the weekend, while we were rollerskating with…

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DIY Paper SPINNER

It spins beautifully The kids can spin it, too, with a bit of practice.  A small spinner made…

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SALT and PVA GLUE Paintings

To make these paintings, you will need colored cardboard, PVA glue, watercolor paints and oridinary cooking salt. You…

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6 New Chestnut, Acorn and Plasticine IDEAS

Тhis is the result from our last walk in the Borissova Garden   Here are a few easy…

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Leaf RUBBINGS

Тhese are colored rubbings of dry autumn leaves. The leaves must be dry (dry them with an iron)…

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Colored CAKE

I have a cake recipe that works every time. The only thing I added was two packages of…

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From LEFTOVER WAX CRAYONS

Do you have plenty of wax crayon pieces that are so small you can’t draw with them anymore?…

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Crocodiles from the Nile

Тhese are the second paper toys (after the snakes) that we played with quite a lot. Perhaps the…

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Mom, Let’s Read about the Feet Again!

I must confess that I bought Zoya Vassileva’s book “The Merry Barefoot Band”(„Весела чета с босите крачета“) mostly…

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Let’s Play at HOME

We saw the idea HERE – and it turned out really well. We needed colored printer sheets, masking…

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Clothespin HEDGEHOG

Color a little hedgehog. You will need clothespins (wooden, so you can color them) and a piece of…

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Post-It Note CROWN

All you need to make this crown is a cube of post-it notes. You won’t need any templates,…

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A BLANKET for the DOLLS

Kids love learning how things have been made before we buy them from the store. For them it’s…

Crocheted-LETTERS

Crocheted LETTERS

Тhese letters are wonderful, soft and perfect for little hands. The crocheting technique is the same you would…

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A Fantastic SPRING GARDEN

Ivа, Dari and Vyara  ( Страната отвъд дъгата (The Land Beyond the Rainbow)) warmed our hearts once again…

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Party Decoration IDEAS

Perhaps you already know them – they are Bozhi and Deni. As I am on the same wavelength…

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TISSUE PAPER BALLS

I visited Theresa and Iva while they were making these giant paper balls to decorate their day center…

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Pumpkins, Pumpkins… LOTS OF PUMPKINS

To make these pumpkins, you will need 4 orange A4 sheets, accordion-folded (lengthwise). They are an easy, beautiful…

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Holiday DECORATIONS

What a beautiful birthday party! I had long wanted to post these colorful lamps. They are the work…

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Happy 1st Day of SPRING!

Happy first day of spring from all of us – the KROKOTAK team. This is our blossoming orchard….

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Indoor RAINDROPS

… or how to invite back that sunny weather… You will need 7 cardboard stips in different colors….

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FROG Apple

Autumn is here, and so are the tasty apples you can find everywhere at the market. Here’s a…

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St Nicholas’s Day is Near

Here’s a pleasant and VERY useful after-school activity for kids – making dinner . After I laid all…

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Egg-in-the-HOLE

What do you make when there’s nothing in the fridge and you have to make breakfast for your…

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Edible Amanita Muscaria

The last recipe from our culinary week with Dimi (Тайната на нашата вечеря (The Secret of Our Supper)) …

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Tasty SANDWICHES

If your child is a picky eater, try making some sandwiches like these… you don’t need any special…

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Cardboad Box HENS

The season of hens, rabbits and colored eggs is near. I hope we can make you smile on…

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Cola Bottle FISH

See how to make these beautiful fish at home. You will need a large plastic bottle, massking tape,…

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Rye PRETZEL STICKS

An easy and practical recipe for kids who adore munching on pretzel sticks.  I like the fact that…

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Toast FACES

What are you making for breakfast tomorrow? If you’re making toast, why not try our new experiment –…

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Cookie SPIDERS

Тhese are our spiders – quick, easy and very SCARY … for Halloween.  We used some sandwich cookies,…

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FROG Cake

Тhis beautiful kids’ cake was made by Daniela from  “В кухнята на моето семейство” (In My Family’s Kitchen)…

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THEY ARE REAL and Tasty :)

Vertical Primavera cake One of the best things about my ‘work’ at KROKOTAK is that I get to…

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PIRATE Cake

The pirate theme is always popular – lately even with the girls. You can make this cake with…

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SKATEBOARD CAKE

  This is a skateboard cake made by Maria (My Cooking Book Blog)  It’s almost realistic in size…

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MUSHROOMS

  You will need: an empty toilet paper roll, wax crayons, watercolor paints, scissors, glue. Start by making…

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What Do You Want for DINNER?

Pizza with two spaghetti sticks, sausage and pink juice. This is a fun and creative coloring page. Besides…

Little-CATERPILLARS

Little CATERPILLARS

This little caterpillar is very easy to make. You will need a long strip to fold into an…