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Easter Egg Decorating

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Try out different egg decorating techniques with your children this Easter. Pink, blue, yellow or grey! The choice is yours.

Turn your Easter eggs into a work of art or cartoon character with a variety of materials:

  • Food Colouring
  • Crayons
  • Glitter Glue
  • Rhinestones
  • Googly eyes
  • Construction paper
  • Glitter

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Stock up on crafting supplies and Easter egg decorating materials this spring! Make it easy to enjoy the holiday with your family by preparing a crafting kit in advance.

Make a basket by cutting construction paper into strips, and weaving them together for strength. Simply add a handle, a little stuffing, and display your children’s beautifully decorated eggs for the entire family to see! And, for those of you with a sweet tooth, throw in a few chocolates for decoration.

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Visit Mrs. Tiggy Winkle’s, in-store or online, to see our selection of fun, family friendly toys.

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Curious Chef

Soon to be available in-stores and online at Mrs. Tiggy Winkle’s! Curious Chef is a fun line of baking tools especially for kids. All the tools and instructions keep safety in mind, allowing your children to whip up a batch of cupcakes, or anything sweet that may strike their fancy, without worrying about the dangers of regular kitchen utensils.  Baking kits, chefs hats, mitts, aprons, measuring tools, and everything your young ones need to craft a cake in no time!

Rosie Flo Colouring Books

Are you into fashion? Art? Unique creations? Check out this cool line of colouring books! Rosie Flo was created by Roz Streeten, a British illustrator and designer, who often drew these fashionista colouring books for her own children to enjoy. Soon, however, the popularity of her illustrations demanded they be made available on a much larger scale! The Rosie Flo line is published by Chronicle Kids.

Soon to be available online at Mrs. Tiggy Winkle’s!

Ottawa Birthday Party Venue Ideas

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Starr Gymnastics & Fitness:

Three locations across the city (Ottawa, Nepean & Orleans) are available to make your party planning easier. There are a variety of packages available, depending on how many children are invited to the party. Starr is also allergy-aware, and promotes their facility as nut-free.

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The Mud Oven:

Create unique pieces of painted pottery! If your party goers are a crafty bunch, this is a great option. The selection is fantastic; make a mug, a plate, or little critter. A helpful staff and calm environment will make sure that your party goes smoothly!

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Sportball:

Sportball birthday parties are the perfect way to entertain your child and their friends in high-energy sports and activities. Our  coaches will run your party from start to finish, encouraging and fostering the participation of all children in non-competitive sports and games. Parties are generally 1, 1.5 or 2 hours in length, and conclude with a traditional birthday party celebration. It’s fun for the kids, and easy on moms and dads. Kids will have to catch their breath before they blow out the candles!

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Artsy Fartsy

Looking for some funky & functional art supplies?

Don’t worry, Mrs. Tiggy Winkle’s has got you covered…

Shape, squish, mush, and tear!

Experiment with colour!

Art supplies for all ages.

Visit Mrs. Tiggy Winkle’s for more ideas!

Face Painting on Halloween

If you want to keep things simple and budget conscious this Halloween, you can use some creative flair to turn regular clothes from your child’s closet into a fun or scary costume. Face painting tools and instruction manuals are easy to find and afford. Borrow books from the library to find ideas! A pack of face painting crayons can easily turn your child into a butterfly or kitten, a ghost or zombie. Cute or scary? The possibilities are endless!

These water soluble face painting crayons by Johnny Brown are fun and simple to use.

Visit us in-store and online at Mrs. Tiggy Winkle’s for more Halloween ideas!

Sticky Mosaics

Featured in this year’s holiday catalogue, the Sticky Mosaic sets are perfect for crafty days. Two great themes available for girly fun: Butterflies & Girl’s Rock!


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