Archive for the ‘Kids’ Category

It takes Allsorts.

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

Print out and make giant Liquorice Allsorts. Marvellous.

A fine pear.

Saturday, March 29th, 2014

Who doesn’t need a pear doll house?


Two tone.

Saturday, March 29th, 2014

From here.

Park life.

Tuesday, February 11th, 2014

Activity Attribute Block Cards. 1976.

Thursday, December 19th, 2013

No we don’t know what that means either. At least they look good.


No room at the inn.

Thursday, December 12th, 2013

If you would like to make this paper nativity scene, circa 1976, download the file here.

Sew nice.

Friday, December 6th, 2013

Simple stitched tree decorations to download and make.

Fredun Shapur: Hero.

Friday, November 22nd, 2013

Fredun Shapur is one of our all time favourite illustrators and designers, working on toys & childrens books throughout the 60s & 70s. To celebrate the arrival of a new book celebrating his work here is a little taster of his archive.



Bag it up.

Friday, November 8th, 2013

Yes, more bags. We found these at the National Museum of Play. How have we not found this site before! Their collections are gargantuan.


Wednesday, November 6th, 2013

An old game we found in Paris.


Wednesday, November 6th, 2013

From the archives, a collection of 1960s classroom charts.


En promenade; 1977.

Wednesday, October 30th, 2013

An old French picture book we found in Paris. So bright, you might need glasses.


Tuesday, October 29th, 2013


Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013

Frame some confetti! Simple, easy, cheap. Not just for brides. Via The Hambledon.


Wednesday, October 16th, 2013


Weekend Project.

Friday, September 6th, 2013

Make a book tree. via handmade charlotte.

Coloriages (1942)

Wednesday, September 4th, 2013

We found some old colouring books in Lille, published in 1942. These are our favourite pages from them.



Thursday, August 29th, 2013

A cardboard zoo just for you.

National Burger Day.

Tuesday, August 27th, 2013

Instructions and parts list here.

Back to School DIY

Thursday, August 22nd, 2013

Print, cut & make these pencil boxes, erasers and brilliant ruler gift tags. All right here.

Hold on.

Wednesday, August 21st, 2013

Animal cup handles designed by Akira Yoshimura.

Your tea is served.

Wednesday, August 14th, 2013

From this fun book.

Abitare, 1978.

Monday, August 12th, 2013

A brilliant childrens room with numbers, stripes & pencil bed linen. Thanks Wary Myers & Emily Forgot.


Block on.

Tuesday, August 6th, 2013

The nicest building blocks from Japan.

Count with me.

Tuesday, August 6th, 2013

Data point visualisation. Or, counting with dots and pretty colours. 1 – 10000 here.