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Button Crafts: Button Art & Button Cards!

| April 2, 2014 | 3 Comments
Button Crafts: Button Art & Button Cards!

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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Kids Get Arty: Textile Art for Kids with Janet Bolton

| January 22, 2014 | 3 Comments
Kids Get Arty: Textile Art for Kids with Janet Bolton

Welcome back to Kids Get Arty! I can’t believe we only do ONE Art project every two months and yet the time whizzes by and it is time to do and share our next Great Artist art project with you. This month we are looking at Textile Art and a British Artists called Janet Bolton. […]

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Daily Creativity: Leaf Collages

| October 28, 2013 | 7 Comments
Daily Creativity: Leaf Collages

The “daily creativity” Posts are all about simple activities to inspire and nurture your kids to get arty. They are about exploration and having a go. About the kids just having fun and discovering things for themselves. Hopefully giving them a “tool kit” of experiences to draw back on, as their art exploration develops. The […]

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Kids Get Arty: Joan Miró Sculptures

| September 18, 2013 | 5 Comments
Kids Get Arty: Joan Miró Sculptures

Welcome back to our bi monthly Kids Get Arty project! This month we looked at Joan Miró and in particularly Joan Miró’s sculptures. It was inspired by a visit to The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, who had a small Joan Miró sculpture that the kids and I adored. Unfortunately, I was not allowed to take a photo of it […]

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Daily Creativity: Mix Media

| September 5, 2013 | 0 Comments
Daily Creativity: Mix Media

You may have seen some of our “Daily Creativity” posts before – they are simple posts showing different but VERY SIMPLE ways that you can nurture and develop the creativity in your children. The idea is to do things regularly – but simple. So that you don’t tear your hair out worrying about “set up” […]

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30 Art Projects for Kids – Exploring the Great Artists

| September 3, 2013 | 11 Comments
30 Art Projects for Kids – Exploring the Great Artists

We have been running a Kids Get Arty challenge now for well over a year. Every couple of months, we challenge you to look at a real artist with your child, discuss their work and then be inspired by their technique or inspiration to create your Art Projects for Kids. It has been a wonderful […]

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Daily Creativity – Leaf Face

| August 29, 2013 | 0 Comments
Daily Creativity – Leaf Face

It has been a while since I have posted a “daily creativity” project – we do a lot and I forget to write about it. They idea behind “daily creativity”, is doing simple creative projects on a regular basis. Sometimes suggested or set up by you the parent/ carer, other times letting your child lead […]

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Kids Get Arty: Lichtenstein for Kids

| July 17, 2013 | 2 Comments
Kids Get Arty: Lichtenstein for Kids

Welcome back to our bi- monthly Kids Get Arty project! Every two months, we explore a Great Artists – today we have Lichtenstein – in a child friendly manner. We looked at Lichtensteins artwork and then had a go in “the style of”.. remember, it isn’t about copying the artwork, but exploring the technique and […]

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London Galleries with Kids

| July 6, 2013 | 13 Comments
London Galleries with Kids

I have been meaning to write about our Gallery visits for AGES now and keep procrastinating about other things, especially since, I just want to write about “the experience” and how you can have “good gallery days” and “bad gallery days” when out and about with children. I think it is really important to not […]

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25 Great Artists for Toddlers

| May 23, 2013 | 16 Comments
25 Great Artists for Toddlers

Today, I share 25 fantastic Art Projects for Toddlers. We have been looking at “Kids Get Arty” for over a year now on Red Ted Art and every two months I have ADORED seeing everyone’s chosen artists and relating art projects! To “celebrate” a whole year’s worth of great artists projects, I am collating our […]

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Kids Get Arty: Paul Klee for Kids

| May 15, 2013 | 12 Comments
Kids Get Arty: Paul Klee for Kids

Well, this Kids Get Arty project, was driven by Red Ted’s homework – he was “doing” Paul Klee at school, which came in rather handy for our Kids Get Arty session. I love Paul Klee myself (his Red and White Domes where one of the first “Art posters” I owned as a Teenager),  I thought that […]

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DIY Wrapping Paper Ideas – Stamping

| April 12, 2013 | 5 Comments
DIY Wrapping Paper Ideas – Stamping

We haven’t shared many DIY Wrapping Paper ideas in the last few weeks (things have been sooo busy with our new Video Series), but we still have been making MORE! So now there is an opportunity to share another simple DIY Gift Wrap idea with you: get the kids stamping away in whatever way they […]

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Kids’ Art Keepsakes – 10 Crafty Ideas for preserving your Kids’ Art

| February 27, 2013 | 5 Comments
Kids’ Art Keepsakes – 10 Crafty Ideas for preserving your Kids’ Art

Well… we all know all about Kids’ Art, don’t we? Our little ones have the ability to produce sheets and sheets and sheets of it. But what to do with them all? And what to do with the REALLY special ones that come along every so often? Well. 9 Crafty Bloggers come together in a […]

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Kids Get Arty: Andy Warhol Art

| January 16, 2013 | 14 Comments
Kids Get Arty: Andy Warhol Art

Hooray, it is time for Kids Get Arty again – the bi monthly challenge to get you exploring Great Artists and their art with your children (read more about it and see our previous projects HERE). Please only link up ART PROJECTS today. Crafts will be back next week! This month we are looking at Andy Warhol Art. […]

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