Print and play our simple maple leaf tic tac toe game with kids on Canada Day! Simple use two different colours of buttons or other small objects - one for each player. Red and white would be the most appropriate!
I'm sure a real Marauder's Map would come in very useful - but if you can't have a magic one, why not make this one and pretend?
Marbled Eggs are fun for kids to make - and pretty to display at Easter, too. You will need marbling inks, which are available in most craft stores. We've used bright colours but pastel colours would make pretty Easter eggs.
Making the "board" will keep the kids occupied for a while; and so will playing the game. Siblings of different ages can play this with each other quite happily.
Real marbling takes quite a bit of effort and requires oil paints, tray, water and mess! Here is an easier version for younger children which still produces a very pretty effect.
No Mardi Gras parade could be complete without a marching drum! Here is how your children can make their own.
You will need: