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How to… make Christmas Elves (from Pine Cones or Gumnuts)

| October 21, 2011 | 35 Comments
How to… make Christmas Elves (from Pine Cones or Gumnuts)

I love Autumn and I love Christmas! And I love that the two come together… Today I have our “Christmas Elf Babies” – some from Australia and some from our local park. I know we still in October, but I collected some gumnuts from Australia MONTHS ago and recently my son found some mini pine […]

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Autumn Get Crafty 2011 – Crafts & Ideas for Autumn

| October 1, 2011 | 23 Comments
Autumn Get Crafty 2011 – Crafts & Ideas for Autumn

Hello! It is that beautiful time of the year again, which is simply too fabulous for crafts and ideas: Autumn! The beautiful Autumn colours, the leaves, the chestnuts and the acorns. As you may know, we already have on Autumn Get Crafty from last year as well as some of Red Ted Art’s own Autumn […]

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Kids Get Crafty: Chestnut Streamer Toy

| September 28, 2011 | 37 Comments
Kids Get Crafty: Chestnut Streamer Toy

‘Tis the Season to Get Crafty – tra la la la la laaaa… certainly Autumn crafts are all in at the moment.. the trees are starting to change colours, the woods are littlered with Acorns and Chestnuts… Last week we made chestnut creatures and chestnut pencil toppers… this week we have a Chestnut Streamer Toy […]

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Kids Get Crafty: Chestnut Crafts (Pencil Toppers)

| September 21, 2011 | 44 Comments
Kids Get Crafty: Chestnut Crafts (Pencil Toppers)

Welcome to this week’s Kids Crafts – this week we share with your our horse chestnut craft – Chestnut Pencil Toppers. Crafting with chestnuts, acorns, leaves and bits and pieces is something that I remember well from early childhood.. mainly we would make little animals, similar to the acorn critters from last week. Chestnuts are slightly […]

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Kids Get Crafty – Acorn Animals

| September 14, 2011 | 50 Comments
Kids Get Crafty – Acorn Animals

There seems to be an explosion of nature crafts on Red Ted Art at the moment.. first we made our Nature Bag, then we finished our Get Crafty with Nature ebook, then we made acorn elves and fairy houses… and now.. now we have acorn animals for you! Hooray! The great thing about fresh acorns, […]

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Kids Get Crafty – Pumpkin Seed Owls

| November 3, 2010 | 37 Comments
Kids Get Crafty – Pumpkin Seed Owls

Hello, welcome back to Kids Get Crafty! With the excitement of Halloween over, it is time to “revisit” the left overs and get crafty: Red Ted and I saved some of our Butternut Squash (or Pumpkin) seeds and made this very quick little owl. Sadly, Red Ted decided that it would be GREAT fun to […]

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Autumn Get Crafty

| November 1, 2010 | 12 Comments
Autumn Get Crafty

Hello, Autumn Get Crafty is here!! As Christmas Get Crafty muscled its way in early, this is a little late. This does however mean, that I have had LOTS of wonderful autumn crafts to look at and feature for you today! As always, I DO hope you enjoy browsing and that you find some autumn […]

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Kids Get Crafty – Chalk Ghosts & Satsuma Lanterns

| October 20, 2010 | 39 Comments
Kids Get Crafty – Chalk Ghosts & Satsuma Lanterns

Hello! Welcome back to Kids Get Crafty. With Halloween JUST around the corner, I really did need to get on with it and do something seasonal with Red Ted. We haven’t really “done” Halloween yet, so we kept it simple. Some pumpkin drawings and a cute cute little Satsuma (!) Lantern (though adults need to […]

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Kids Crafts – Making Apple Prints a Little Easier

| October 13, 2010 | 38 Comments
Kids Crafts – Making Apple Prints a Little Easier

Today on Kids Get Crafty, I am FINALLY getting round to doing some Apple Printing with Red Ted. We came up with a little technique make it easier for small chubby fingers. Come take a look.  Don’t forget that this is also a link up party/ blog hop for all craftiness with and for children! […]

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How to make Autumn Leaf Bowls (Guest Post)

| October 1, 2010 | 58 Comments
How to make Autumn Leaf Bowls (Guest Post)

Lori at Fun Art 4 Kids has simply the most amazing kids craft blog. She comes up with so many different fabulously cute ideas and sorts them by age groups, which makes it a really handy reference blog. PLEASE do go and take a look! She has VERY kindly agreed to share these FABULOUS leaf bowls […]

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Kids Crafts: Stick Man

| September 29, 2010 | 61 Comments
Kids Crafts: Stick Man

Welcome to Kid’s Get Crafty! Today, we have FINALLY gotten round to a lovely autumn craft: making Stick Men. I have been wanting to make these with Red Ted for a while now and have sticks lying around all over the place! But I wasn’t quite sure how to tackle it. How would Red Ted […]

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Autumn Leaf Marionette Birds

| July 21, 2010 | 48 Comments
Autumn Leaf Marionette Birds

These actually make a great Autumn Craft for Kids, however you can of course make them at any time of year. As we have been getting some hotter days this year, we have made a few trips to the park recently. Whilst there, we played ball, look at the stream and collected some leaves. Now, I know […]

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