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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.
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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...
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.
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
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!)
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.
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?
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.
Stay home, stay safe, and enjoy some rest with our newest quarantine craft projects. With 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.
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.
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.
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.
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!)
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.
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!
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.