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Christmas crafting fun with our iconic wreath

Christmas crafting fun with our iconic wreath

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Looking for something really unique? With our step-by-step instructions you can create your own Iconic Xmas Wreath. The perfect decoration for your home or gift for someone you love and appreciate. And just incase you're not the crafting type, we have put together some simple steps and ideas to help get you started. See below for all the details...
Rachel from @immy_plays_and_learns brings some unique  🙌 play ideas to us!

Rachel from @immy_plays_and_learns brings some unique 🙌 play ideas to us!

This week we've had a chat to the lovely Rachel from @immy_plays_and_learns. We really love her insta and know you will love it too. While many of us continue to struggle through the loooong lockdown weeks, we wanted to bring you some unique play ideas to help bring more joy to your kids play. Check out the fun below for more details....
Fun craft activities with our friends from 👀@seemakeplay!

Fun craft activities with our friends from 👀@seemakeplay!

This week we have some exciting make-at-home activities from our wonderful Melbourne crafting friends at See Make Play. We know many of you are stuck in lockdown and may be looking for some simple at-home kids activities to help pass the time and keep everyone entertained. Check out the super cute and sparkly 'craft-licious tea bags'. Make some really unique and yummy tea for your next indoor tea party. And just incase you're not the crafting type, they have put together some simple steps and ideas to help get you inspired. Read below for all the details...
FREE eBook on our most popular Crafts! ✂️ 🖌️

FREE eBook on our most popular Crafts! ✂️ 🖌️

This week we are featuring our FREE Iconic Arty + Crafty E-magazine. This fabulous digital magazine features some of our most popular crafting adventures that you might have seen before and just want them on one digital place to refresh your memory. Maybe you are in lockdown too and looking for some fresh ideas to spend some time with you kids while we all stay home. 
Get Crafty with our 🎨 our Post Box Letters Craft kit!

Get Crafty with our 🎨 our Post Box Letters Craft kit!

Our Iconic Post Box Letters Craft Kit is the perfect indoor winter activity to do at home with your little loves. We know just how much kids love crafting and making and decorating. Now they can make their own custom mail for their Iconic Post Box. And just incase you're not the crafting type, we've put together some simple steps and ideas to help get you inspired.
Getting to know Bec 😇 from @ocean_daze_

Getting to know Bec 😇 from @ocean_daze_

This week we've had a chat to the lovely Bec from @ocean_daze. Her images are just divine and we know you will love her as much as we do. As part of giving back to the community we really love to support other up-and-coming businesses and the people behind them who juggle work, life and parenting. We know just how hard it can be! Sharing the work of inspiring brands and building each other up is so important to us. Check out Bec's work in our Blog


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Craft: fun party 🥳 bags gift ideas for you

Kids birthday parties can be really fun to plan. But it's always hard to know what to put in the party bags! If you hate giving excess lollies or cheap toys that will only be put into landfill, why not invest in some small wooden toys that will last much longer and that kids will actually want to play with and keep. To help you out, we have put together some fun party bag crafting ideas for your next birthday.
Craft: add a drink & fries to your wooden toy Burger 🍔

Craft: add a drink & fries to your wooden toy Burger 🍔

We love to help you to extend your wooden toy play with some fun and unique ideas that we have created with our toys in mind. With our latest crafting activity you can grab a tasty burger from our online shop and make it into a meal at home with our fries and drink DIY craft. Just read below to find all the easy step-by-step instructions! 
Creative Easter 🐰 food with our toys! Yes, you have read that correctly!

Creative Easter 🐰 food with our toys! Yes, you have read that correctly!

To celebrate special occasions such as Easter, we always love thinking outside the box and creating fun new family traditions. These beautiful Easter cakes and hot cross bun creations are such a unique Easter surprise, or a fun holiday activity to prepare with your loved ones! Topped of course with some classic Make Me Iconic goodies from our online faves, you really can't go wrong this Easter!
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This Easter give more toys and less chocolate 🥚🐇

Easter is almost here so it's a great time to shop for your Easter gifts with is. Easter is just over a week away be sure to get in quick for your last minute gift shopping. We love giving toys as an alternative to chocolate at Easter. The fun of toys lasts so much longer and gives kids something fun and new to entertain them over the school holidays (and all our wooden toys don't contain any extra sugar!). Choose express shipping to ensure your order arrives in time. We have also got some great new Easter gift and crafting ideas for you. Head to the blog for the full details!

Get crafty with our iconic letters ✉️ posting craft kit!

Get crafty with our iconic letters ✉️ posting craft kit!

We know how much most kids love crafting so we've designed the perfect addition to our Iconic Post Box! The snail-mail lovers in your home will love this wood-based letter posting craft kit - is so much fun. Our craft kit includes all the bits and pieces you need for an engaging crafternoon with your kids. Start by decorating your own postcards and envelopes, then add the clipboard, receipts and parcel slips for hours of post-office play with friends. Designed for play with our Iconic Post Box, but just as fun when all you have is your imagination!
Craft: Valentine's Day ❤️ sweet felt craft cookie

Craft: Valentine's Day ❤️ sweet felt craft cookie

With Valentine's Day just around the corner why not make something unique with the kids for that someone special. Below you find the the easy to make instructions.
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Summer Craft: Australia Day craft for your Aussie Burger! 🍔

We are looking forward to having lots to celebrate about this coming year. There are so many new goodies on their way this year which we can't wait to share with you all really soon. But if you and the kids are looking for an excuse to make your own little Australia Day party at home this weekend we have some great craft ideas to add to your Iconic Aussie Burger set. This is one of our most popular toys so we can't wait to share these fun ideas to dress it up just that little bit more for Australia Day. Or get in quick if you don't have our stacking burger in your toy collection yet... we promise you won't regret it! 
Christmas Craft: Pretty Pipe Cleaner Crowns 👑

Christmas Craft: Pretty Pipe Cleaner Crowns 👑

If you are looking for some fun Christmas craft ideas these pipe cleaner crafts are super easy to pop together for lots of Christmas dress up fun!

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Summer Craft: Make an Iconic Christmas Advent ⭐ Calendar

The little ones really enjoy the countdown to Christmas. We've tried to get more creative this year to make the countdown just that extra bit special and memorable. What a year it has been! We'd love to finish off on a positive note and bring some extra joy and fun to this Christmas!
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Sensory Play with our Wooden Toys! Make indoors fun.

It's easy to add some coloured rice to your play or you could even make your own. Grab some of our wooden toys and simply watch them play. Kids love bright colours and our natural wooden tea set show off the bright colours of the rice. It's easy to have a tray of rice and add some cars for play too. Watch the shapes in...
Winter Craft: Create your own Tea Towel Wall Art! 🙌

Winter Craft: Create your own Tea Towel Wall Art! 🙌

Learn how to create your own tea towel wall art. We think this cute wall art will be the perfect at home craft activity for the next rainy day. Use any of your favourite tea towel designs to create artwork for your own wall or a unique gift for someone special. See below for the full instructions.

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FREE download for your Doctors & Dentist sets! ❤️️

A trip to the doctor's has never been so much fun. GET YOUR FREE COPY OF OUR DOCTORS EXTRA PROPS We wanted to make play just that bit more fun so we have created some extra props you can print out at home for a more realistic play! Visit the blog by clicking below for more play ideas and to download our FREE doctors PDF
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Winter Craft Time: make some Campfire Smores! ⛺

Winter has set in, and with that comes the fun of chilly nights by the campfire perfecting the art of the roasted marshmallow. But you don't have to wait till it's cold and dark outside to have all the fun - bring out your iconic campfire toy and make your own play smores! It will make for a fun afternoon craft activity for the little ones (and it's way less sticky than the real thing!)
Winter Craft: Painted Rock Road Signs 🚦

Winter Craft: Painted Rock Road Signs 🚦

Brrrr, It's getting colder outside, which means one thing: time for more craft ideas to help keep the imaginative play going strong in your home! Try our super cute painted road sign rocks - they're easy enough for all ages to have a go, and will add even more fun to their mini Aussie vehicle set.  

Happy Mother's Day + DIY Snail Mail Craft 🌼

Happy Mother's Day + DIY Snail Mail Craft 🌼

As we are doing the right thing and spending our time at home and maybe even more time on technology, why not go back to the old-school days and start a little lovable Post Exchange between friends? Or create some of your own extra letters to pop in our iconic post box?

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Quarantine Crafting in IGTV with Ice Cream 🍦Memory Game

Here is another Free printable download for you to use at home as part of our Quarantine Crafting series in IGTV. We have been working hard and giving you lots of idea of simply quarantine crafting things to make and do at home using only simple tools and ingredients that you have on hand. It easy and fun to do and might give you a break from Home Schooling and test your memory skills.
Quarantine Crafting: A Very Aussie 🐣 Easter!

Quarantine Crafting: A Very Aussie 🐣 Easter!

Stay home, stay safe, and enjoy some rest with our newest quarantine craft projectsWith school holidays approaching, we hope all the Mums, Dads and kids alike are headed for some well-earned rest! Bring the fun back asap with a cheery craft activity that the whole family will love - we've got two brand new ones up on the blog for you to try. 

guilt free Easter 🐰 treats to make during quarantine crafting

guilt free Easter 🐰 treats to make during quarantine crafting

Find your craft courage and make some of these guilt free felt hot cross buns. We are here to help during this unsettling time and coming up with ideas on how to distract yourself whilst at home with family and loved ones.

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make our mini grocery bag ♻ and play shop

Why not practice the use of no plastic bags in your play too!

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Make your next gift extra sweet! 🍦

We created these fun, summer-themed free printouts that you can use for your crafting projects all year round! 

Craft Time! Cardboard Food Boxes to extend their play! 🍳

Craft Time! Cardboard Food Boxes to extend their play! 🍳

Get creative with some fun extras for our Healthy Tummy Brekky Tray - we created a free craft activity to keep the kids occupied during school holidays!

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🌽 😊 Make these extra craft projects for your Taco!

Its craft time! Extend your play with these super cute taco extras. Make your next Taco Tuesday even more fun with this fantastic craft idea. Create some super cute mini corn and felt capsicum to add to the  menu in your very own kitchen Taqueria - yum! Its kitchen play on a whole new level with our beautiful wooden taco set.

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Make our fun DIY Car Wash & use our Aussie Mini Vehicles! 🚔

Make our super-fun DIY Car Wash and use our Aussie Mini Vehicles to go with it. It's easy to make at home and we have all the details here for you to create your own -including a downloadable sticker sheet.
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More ideas to extend their play with the Iconic Post Box 📮

More ideas to extend their play with the iconic post box. Deliver birthday gifts by post! (Also happens to come in handy for the tooth fairy…) Recycle real envelopes and write little notes of thanks to siblings and parents. Create a - z cards and envelopes to find and order.. a great way to learn your abc’s. Leave letters from mummy or daddy when they’re away on a work trip. Create hours of old-fashioned play with our wooden letters and velcro stamps. iconic australian post box $89.00 Plus - Did you know that we sell extra letters? You’ll find them in the spare parts section of our online shop. (Only while stocks last though!)

 

 

More Winter Play Tips: DIY Napkin Craft! ✂

More Winter Play Tips: DIY Napkin Craft! ✂

Extend their play even more with these crafty DIY napkins. They are super easy to make and any type of fabric can be used. Just gather up some things on our list of materials and begin! Perfect for something to do on these wintertime days.
Happy Easter 🐰 Enjoy the extra days with family 💛

Happy Easter 🐰 Enjoy the extra days with family 💛

Why not take some time to get crafty with your little bunnies. We hope you enjoy the extra family days at home or away.

enjoy some simple Easter ideas with us 💝 💝 💝

enjoy some simple Easter ideas with us 💝 💝 💝

We love dressing up even its just for Easter. This cosy little bunny suit from Peter Alexander did the trick!
our Fairy Bread fun tape by Jenna Templeton ! 👏

our Fairy Bread fun tape by Jenna Templeton ! 👏

We love love fairy bread and eat when its not even a kids party. The very clever and talented Je...
have some fun with word stamps craft ideas

have some fun with word stamps craft ideas

We love making stuff and hope you do too. So we had fun designing this cute little rubber stamp set to help you make your own craft projects at home. It could not be more easy than with a stamp set - just dip into an ink pad and stamp onto paper and card. Presto! You have your own cool stuff and at a fraction of the cost!

an easy Easter Paper Craft Tutorial

an easy Easter Paper Craft Tutorial

Hello! Gosh we are so excited. This is our first blog post - like ever - and thought we should share something with you. At Make Me Iconic H.Q. (H.Q. as in Head Quarters) Easter is fast approaching and some of our friends asked us to design some Easter egg handout's for the little ones in school. We thought that was a pretty good idea and so we designed this little box and thought we should share the creative inspiration.