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Easter Craft for Preschoolers: Hen & Chick Nest

Easter Craft for Preschoolers: Hen & Chick Nest

| April 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

If you’re new here, you may want to join us on Facebook or Google +. Thanks for visiting!Here is an adorable craft I stumbled across amongst my German friends… make a Hen & Chick Nest from Egg Cartons, Eggs and a lovely little hen printable! I love this Easter Craft, as it is great for […]

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Minion Crafts – Weebles made from Kindersurprise Egg Capsules!

Minion Crafts – Weebles made from Kindersurprise Egg Capsules!

| April 16, 2014 | 5 Comments

We have been meaning to make this Minion Craft for AAAAAGES. We have been collecting Kindersurprise Egg capsules for weeks now, and making sure that we are stocked up on Googley eyes, which are just perfect for any Minion Craft. With the Easter holidays upon us, we finally have enough time to get on with […]

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Paper Plate Crafts

Paper Plate Crafts

| April 16, 2014 | 2 Comments

If you are a regular reader of Red Ted Art, you will have spotted some Paper Plate crafty explosion recently.. we have been making Paper Plate Spring Nests and have been doing some Paper Plate weaving, as well as making little Easter Baskets/ “handbags” (though these are ostentatiously for Easter, they actually work really well as […]

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Paper Plate Weaving How To

Paper Plate Weaving How To

| April 16, 2014 | 9 Comments

I have to confess, that there are not “many paper plate crafts” on Red Ted Art yet. I am not sure why, but paper plates are not something we have in our house. But it was it was time to change that……… especially as it is such a fun material to work with. The first […]

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Food Dye Coloured Easter Eggs

Food Dye Coloured Easter Eggs

| April 15, 2014 | 9 Comments

The lovely people from 3M recently challenged me to come up with some fun crafts using Scotch Magic Tape and it’s special properties. Scotch Magic Tape is a  wonderful tape – that is instantly repositionable, has a great matt finish that you can write on with a pencil or pen, won’t yellow or go brittle […]

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Paper Plate Nest – Crafts for Preschoolers

Paper Plate Nest – Crafts for Preschoolers

| April 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

You may have noticed that we are having a little Paper Plate Crafts session in our house. Basically, we had a stack left over and need to get crafty with them. As we are still in Easter and Spring Crafts mode, we thought a cute little Paper Plate Nest craft would be in order. It […]

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Gifts that Kids Can Make: Notebook Decoupage

Gifts that Kids Can Make: Notebook Decoupage

| April 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

We are always looking for gifts that kids can make – so that the children can give personalised gifts to grandparents, uncles, aunties and friends… I have to warn you though… with my 4 and 6 year old, that usually means we need to make twice as many gifts as needed, so that they can […]

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Gifts Kids Can Make: Button Bracelets

Gifts Kids Can Make: Button Bracelets

| April 9, 2014 | 2 Comments

Our fascination with Buttons continue… I am determined to actually use the buttons we have. Making button bracelets is a great “classic” button craft and also works well as Gifts Kids Can Make for Mother’s Day or for a friend. They are really easy to make and fun. You can make your button bracelets all […]

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Button Crafts: Button Art & Button Cards!

Button Crafts: Button Art & Button Cards!

| April 2, 2014 | 3 Comments

I love buttons! Buttons are just so tactile and irrestsitble and fun. I can sort through a tin of buttons for hours… We had a mixed back of self adhesive “craft” buttons, that I thought would be just perfect for the kids to get arty with. So I got them sheets of paper, some pens […]

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Glitter Egg Diorama

Glitter Egg Diorama

| April 1, 2014 | 5 Comments

So, it is time for some egg decorating ideas in our house. A while back, this adorable little Glitter Egg Chick from Willow Day caught my eye, and I knew that with my glitter obsessed children, we had to have a go at these adorable little Glitter Egg Dioramas. I encouraged the kids to come […]

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Garden Crafts Challenge: Get Your Craft On

Garden Crafts Challenge: Get Your Craft On

| March 31, 2014 | 10 Comments

This is the 4th month of the #getyourcrafton challenge! Wow! I can’t believe how time is flying. And the #GetYourCraftOn challenge has been so much fun to date. What is “Get Your Craft On”? The challenge is set by 5 bloggers: Domestic Goddesque, Zing Zing Tree, Me and My Shadow, Kids Chaos and Red Ted […]

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Nursery Rhyme Activities and Crafts

Nursery Rhyme Activities and Crafts

| March 25, 2014 | 7 Comments

As we enjoyed our Fairy Tale Crafts video so much, we thought we would get together and do a Nursery Rhyme Crafts and Activities video too! By nursery rhymes, I mean poems and songs – basically any poems or songs that make your childhood special. The children had a great time exploring Nursery Rhymes through […]

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Pom Pom Birds / Chicks

Pom Pom Birds / Chicks

| March 24, 2014 | 4 Comments

The kids and I are Pom Pom mad right now… I come down in the mornings and our Pom Pom seem to just multiply of their own accord. We have our new Pom Pom Maker to thank for that. Needless to say, you can make pom poms with two circular peices of card, a fork […]

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Bedroom in a Box

Bedroom in a Box

| March 20, 2014 | 36 Comments

Please note: this is a Sponsored Post Oooh I love the title of this wonderful new Dulux product: Bedroom in a Box! Basically everything you need to update your child’s bedroom “in a box”. There are currently two themes to choose from Jungle Adventure Bedroom in a Box and Fairy Princess Bedroom in a Box. I am […]

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