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DIY Photo Wreath Decoration

wreath decoration using a photo
These photo wreaths are easy to make and are a beautiful gift idea for grandparents or other family members. They look ADORABLE on the tree. Use a photo of your child you have on hand, or simply print your favourite picture on regular paper.  What you need Circle (either use template or eyelet) Craft glue Photo Section of string or ribbon Decoration item, for example pom poms, buttons or diamantes work well It's super easy to make these handmade decorations with plastic curtain eyelets you can buy cheap from places like Spotlight.  Otherwise, print the template below on cardstock (not …Read more  »



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Four Questions: With Jell

making rainbows toowoomba class
In the Four Questions series we ask Making Rainbows parents the same four questions. Meet Jell from Making Rainbows Toowoomba! What is your professional background? I have completed a Diploma in Business Administration last year and last term I’ve decided to go back to uni to do a Bachelor’s Degree in Business and Commerce, majoring in Business Admin and Finance. Before I had Lulu, I was working as a Dental Assistant which I liked doing and found very interesting.   What is the most challenging thing about parenting for you right now?   The most challenging thing about parenting at the moment is …Read more  »



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Giveaway: Stunning Dreamcatcher Light Light

Aloka sleepy night light
Phillipa, a Brisbane mum of two, founded My Night Light a decade ago. At the time Phillipa was sleep deprived due to her young child being afraid of the dark. She discovered the powers of a night light that offered a calming presence to her children. Fast forward 10 years, and My Night Light offers the best range of lighting products for families, including the elegant Aloka night lights.  We are thrilled to partner with My Night Light this month to offer our Making Rainbows customers a chance to win a Aloka Dreamcatcher night light (as featured below). View the entire range here. This is such a …Read more  »



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Making Rainbows & Wesley Hospital Partnership

Making Rainbows is pleased to announce a partnership with The Wesley Hospital. The Wesley provides continued care right from before birth, to settling bub in at home. The Making Rainbows team visited their first class maternity ward to talk about the benefits of music, movement and sensory play for babies. A special discount for Wesley parents will be hitting the wards soon!  Making Rainbows founder and director, Bernadette Clegg, got the best surprise when she walked into one of the large maternity rooms. She met 2 day old Beatrix with her Mummy and Daddy and recognised the parents as previous Making Rainbows clients! …Read more  »



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How to Make Rainbow Rice for Sensory Play

how to make coloured rice for sensory play
Making Rainbows strive to provide a wide variety of sensory experiences in our classes. One of our popular activities is rainbow or coloured rice. The wonderful thing is it's super easy to make at home too!  What you need Uncooked rice Food colouring Ziplock bags Tray with foil Instructions 1. Place a handful of rice in a ziplock bag. 2. Seal the bag and rub the outside to coat the rice evenly with the colouring. Add more colouring and repeat the process until you have the desired colour saturation. 3. Repeat this process with different colours. Use a separate ziplock …Read more  »



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