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A Gift for MOM

The idea and the beautiful photos of this necklace belong to Bilyana Getzova. You can look through her…

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Easy No-Glue CUT and FOLD BUNNY

Here’s a special gift from KROKOTAK for all the kids who will be celebrating Easter according to the…

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Easter CARTOON

We start the season of Easter crafts with Iva, Dari and Vyara from The Land Beyond the Rainbow,,, …

Let’s Make a KROKOTAK

Who is KROKOTAK? Or Crococat in English. His father is the great British writer Donald Bisset whose stories…

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How to Make a Kid’s APRON

Here’s an easy way to keep your children from staining their clothes while they paint!  This apron can…

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Cardboard Box OVEN

Take a look at the new oven design from BOSCH, made especially for kids   Here’s a great…

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From an Old Pair of JEANS

It’s very nice to see these merry flowerpots on the next door balcony. I smile every time I…

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OPTICAL ILLUSIONS

There are several fun ways to check if your eyes always tell the truth… or are sometimes prone…

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RECYCLED Crafts

Take a look at our  new entries for the SUMMER RECYCLED CRAFTS COMPETITION organized by КRОКОТАК See the…

What Can We Make from PIPECLEANERS

What Can We Make from PIPECLEANERS

Crown PIPECLEANERS = that’s the name of those metal wires covered with fuzzy yarn. They are so versatile…

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A CAMEL in the DESERT

Тhis camel was made from yoghurt containers and some drinkings straws for the legs. The pictures for our …

Why Is There a KROKOTAK?

Why does KROKOTAK exist?  Because I have a kid who can’t stand still for a minute and the…

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BALLROOM DRESS

I think this will be a great competition:)- The entries so far make me really happy. We present…

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Wooden Spoon DOLLS

Here are our small wooden spoon dolls. We used a variety of materials that are easy and nice…

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Plastic Bag COSTUMES

Еlena Kusheva and the daring musketeers – with costumes made from large plastic bags   Tsvetelina Terzieva –…

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Recycled Craft CHICKEN

Here’s some summer cheer for today:  These chicks were made by Dimana Stoycheva (9) from recycled materials. She…

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New Ideas from the KROKOTAK Competition

Despite the fact that even KROKOTAK was having a summer holiday, we managed to process the new entries…

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What Shall We Do With Those SHELLS?

Have you ever thought about such a wreath? I surely hadn’t. It’s another great idea by Iva, Vyara…

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QUILLING for Kids

This is the second time  Dilyana Stoycheva has been our guest at  КRОКОТАК. Here’s part of her letter:…

TRUCK-and-TRAILER

TRUCK and TRAILER

The idea was just right for this season of cold and flu… Our little Krokotak is ill and…

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Homemade LUDO

The idea belongs to Maya from “От нищо нещо (A Little Goes a Long Way)”. I liked it,…

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To My First-Grader WITH LOVE

  For us mothers. For our small grown-up kids who are now starting school. I could hardly describe…

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Two SMALL GIFT Ideas

Тhis is a craft for mothers! And it takes plenty of time. We spent a day making our…

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ORIGAMI Finger Puppets

We are happy to welcome once again “Двама с мама“(Me and Mom) and their cheerful origami for kids:…

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And the TREE Came to Life…

After our last trip to IKEA we made another paper bag tree, This time it was an autumn…

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The YEAR of the DRAGON

In my daughter’s class there are two wonderful girls whose mother was born in Taiwan. Shortly before the…

Bouquet-for-MOM

Bouquet for MOM

Easy and beautiful flower cards for Mom. Cut out 9 circles in different colors – 3 circles in…

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Let’s Draw ESCHER-STYLE

You don’t have a printer? KROKOTAK will show you an easy way to make a shape that could…

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Red and Black PAPER ROLL WREATH

Iva, Dara and Vyara sent us those two beautiful wreaths -  one red , one black, made from…

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Two Ideas from TISSUE PAPER and…

…empty toilet paper rolls 1.Small and gorgeous colorful apples Materials needed:  empty toilet paper rolls, pipecleaners, tissue paper,…

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Empty TOILET ROLL MASKS

Take a look at these water-soaked toilet paper rolls… don’t they look a little like those Easter Islands…

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See the Sea, or DIY BINOCULARS

Big wishes lead to big discoveries. And big discoveries are not everyday stuff…  The magnificent creative team –…

Cardboard-SANDALS

Cardboard SANDALS

Mommy, can I wear them to kindergarten? You will need a piece of cardboard. Measure your child’s feet…

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SPICE AND CONDIMENT Bottles

The Sanostol bottles which Vihra fills with special condiments – basil-flavoured, rosemary-flavoured or dill-flavoured olive oil. The Sanostol…

Cardboard-CITY

Cardboard CITY

It wasn’t a city, because there were only houses. Or so my daughter thinks.   This is our…

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BEACH Painting for KIDS

Here’s an idea for children’s centers at seaside resorts to make outdoor games more fun. It’s especially suitable…

Watermelon-LANTERN

Watermelon LANTERN

This is the watermelon lantern made by Dessi Dimova and her daughter Kristina. Here’s part of their letter: …

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Еasy and Pretty DIY KITE

Last week the wind was good, so we tried quite a few classical kite types. The one we…

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Catching BUTTERFLIES Like Winnie the Pooh

Have you noticed that Winnie the Pooh often carries a butterfly net in his hand? I hadn’t, but…

FISH-and-MERMAID-Aquarium

FISH and MERMAID Aquarium

We borrowed the box idea from Sue Nicholson’s Great Big Art Activity Book  but we changed things a…