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Pine Cone Crafts – Snowy Owls

| October 16, 2014 | 0 Comments
Pine Cone Crafts – Snowy Owls

Soooo you know that we adore pine cone crafts, right? And that we have rather a thing about OWLS? Well…. we have made pine cone owls before (which look lovely as little Christmas Tree Decorations). Now Pip Squeak has started school (she is in Reception), her teacher asked if I could come in and craft […]

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Chestnut Crafts – Animals (Mit Kastanien Basteln!)

| September 29, 2014 | 3 Comments
Chestnut Crafts – Animals (Mit Kastanien Basteln!)

I am quite aware that not everyone gets to collect these wonderful nature finds that are “conkers” in Autumn. What a pity – I have strong childhood memories of crafting with conkers and acorns and other autumn nature finds and is something that I am passionate about spreading the joy for. Large parts of Europe […]

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Bat Crafts – Pom Pom Bats

| September 22, 2014 | 2 Comments
Bat Crafts – Pom Pom Bats

Our pom pom obsession continues. Last week we shared some cute little Hedgehog Pom Poms (just SOOOO lovely for Autumn Play) and now we have some pom pom bats.. They are rather cute, if I say so myself.  And we have more pom poms to come. As I mentioned before, since I bought the biggest stash […]

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Hedgehog Pom Pom Craft

| September 15, 2014 | 7 Comments
Hedgehog Pom Pom Craft

Well.. I do apologise in advance, you may be seeing a number of pom pom crafts coming from Red Ted Art HQ… after I bought the biggest stash of wool EVER, the kids and I can’t get enough of creating and inventing new pom poms! How sick we were of the bright red and green […]

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25 Bat Crafts for Kids

| September 10, 2014 | 4 Comments
25 Bat Crafts for Kids

Oooh we do adore BATS!! I know some like to refer to them as rats with wings, but I think that that is rather unkind. I think bats are rather adorable. I don’t know what it is about them, but there you go… I am a bat lover! And as a bat lover, I am […]

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20 Apple Craft Ideas

| September 4, 2014 | 2 Comments
20 Apple Craft Ideas

Soooo… you may have noticed that we have gone a little APPLE MAD here recently.. well it IS apple season.. and apple crafts are such a lovely way to celebrate Autumn…. I love the lovely apple reds and apple greens, the round simple shapes, that lend themselves perfectly for creating apple crafts for kids!  Without […]

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Apple Crafts – Apple Pom Poms!!!

| September 4, 2014 | 0 Comments
Apple Crafts – Apple Pom Poms!!!

So.. now that the kids have mastered making pom poms, thanks our pom pom maker (affiliate), we are making more and more and more pom poms. There are rather a lot of pom pom bunnies around our house, as well as pom pom birdies, but today, we are branching out (get it), to APPLE POM POMS. […]

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Yarn Apple Craft & Garland

| September 1, 2014 | 8 Comments
Yarn Apple Craft & Garland

How we love this time of year – the leaves are starting to turn, giving us the opportunity to make lots of wonderful leaf crafts, we are still foraging for berries and of course it is also Apple Season – and with that we get to make lots of lovely Apple Crafts and Apple Activities. […]

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15 Owl Crafts

| July 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
15 Owl Crafts

We LOVE Owls here at Red Ted Art, I don’t know what it is about owls, but they are just so cute and adorable and they are PERFECT for crafting – as you have so many distinct features. Browsing my blog recently, I noticed that we did have quite a number of Owl Crafts and […]

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Pom Pom Owl Craft & 10 Gorgeous Owl Books

| July 16, 2014 | 5 Comments
Pom Pom Owl Craft & 10 Gorgeous Owl Books

I am under strict order of Pip Squeak (4yrs) to share this Pom Pom Owl Craft and write “Pom Pom Owl Craft by Pip Squeak ages 4yrs” for everyone to see on the internet. So here you… here is Pip Squeak’s Pom Pom Owl! We are quite some pom pom fans in our house right […]

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Pine Cone Owls

| June 30, 2014
Pine Cone Owls

We do have a soft spot for Owl crafts here on Red Ted Art and I particularly love combing “nature crafts” with this adorable animal.. A pine cone is a brilliant nature craft material all year round – our local park seems to always have some. It looks wonderful, is tactile and can be turned into […]

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Nature Play Ideas: Pinecone Bowling

| May 14, 2014
Nature Play Ideas: Pinecone Bowling

We love nature and I love encouraging my children to enjoy nature. We are always collecting sticks and stones, much to The Englishman’s dismay (they end up all overthe house). But I just can’t resist them. Tactile, beautiful and well, simply nature. This time round, I decided to come up with a number of nature […]

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Pine Cone Crafts: Fire Starters

| February 15, 2014 | 1 Comment
Pine Cone Crafts: Fire Starters

We are always on the look out for clever crafts and this pine cone craft is just one of these – turn your pinecones into fire starters.  I spotted this in A Green Guide to Country Crafts a few weeks ago. A lovely book, which takes you back to traditional crafting -from soap making to, […]

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Thanksgiving Crafts for Kids: Simple Lanterns

| November 6, 2013 | 9 Comments
Thanksgiving Crafts for Kids: Simple Lanterns

A super simple table centre piece, or mantle place decoration that the kids can help make for Thanksgiving – or just because. They are not permanent (think of them like flower arrangements), but pretty and oh so lovely! Making this a great Thanksgiving Craft for Kids! Materials: a jar or glass, white baking or grease […]

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