Well, it has been a fun 26 weeks! I cannot believe that we embarked on a Handprint Alphabet over 26 weeks ago (that is 6 months ago?! Wow). And what an alphabet journey it has been! We started off with an innocent A for Alien.. then a B for Bee.. and suddenly we were on [...]
Need a last minute and super quick Valentine’s Day Card? Well… here is a super simple idea for you – it takes less than 2 minutes to make and looks great (well, I think so!!). Materials: card stock, coloured paper or card or craft foam, **LOVE HEARTS**, PVA glue 1) Simple fold your card into [...]
Well.. I can’t believe that it is almost a year since our Cars Party! And the same little boy is about to have another birthday! This year he has asked for a Superhero Party! So, we are slowly beginning to plan the great day itself and looking into a range of Superhero Party Ideas. As [...]
Sorry – this Kids Craft post went out 2 days early. Apologies. I hope you enjoy it anyway! Now that Christmas is almost over (we are still looking forward to 3 Kings Day), I set the “kids to work” and we made some Fingerprint Penguin cards as Thank You Cards for relatives. I have to [...]
I have a super duper simple and last minute Christmas Card Craft for you today. And one that very young children can help with too!!!! We made them, as Pip Squeak, watched me assemble our Teacher Appreciation Card and wanted to colour in some “baubles” too. So I drew some rough circles and let her have a [...]
I just wanted to share with you the Teacher Christmas Card that the children in Red Ted’s class have been working on. We decided to make a “Christmas Tree” for the teachers, decorated with “photo baubles”, as well as hand coloured in baubles by each of the children. I have to say the children’s baubles [...]
Welcome to DAY 1 of the Virtual Advent Calendar brought to you by, Creative with Kids, Red Ted art, the Creative Christmas Countdown and 24 lovely bloggers from across the world. I am so excited to be the first to kick off our wonderful activities to keep you and your little ones busy this Christmas season. [...]
I like to make my own Christmas Cards each year. And with the arrival of kids, it had to feature photos too. So I always try and come up with a design, that is easy to repeat for a large amount of cards. So if you are looking for an easy Christmas Card idea, you [...]
Before we rushed off on holiday, I needed 3 last minuted Birthday cards. A twitter friend just shared that they had used our Butterfly Download from our Butterfly Garland Craft and that made me realise that they make perfect quick little cards. So here are two of them! Hooray for easy butterfly cards!
The kids and I love Card Making. As I have a rather pragmatic streak, I find that making cards for relatives and friends is a great way to have a creative session with the children AND to have a good “use” for the resulting craft. We do keep a lot of artwork, but we can’t [...]
Welcome back to this week’s Kids Get Crafty and our FIMO Flower Cards! I love these cards, as they are great for small hands to make and a great way of letting them have a go at what can be quite tricky: FIMO (or polymer clay)! But of course you can make these cards out [...]
I love these little Easter chick cards – they are perfect for preschoolers or toddlers to help with, but I think are cute made by any age group. I made them for an Easter series at the Guardian last year and haven’t had a chance to post them on Red Ted Art yet. But here [...]
This week’s Kids Craft Valentine’s Cards are shared the Pre K and K collaborative blog. Pre Kand K is a fantastic resource for anyone that has or takes care of or teach children in Kindergarten age or below. More than 30 writers write daily posts for you on all sorts of topics such as art, [...]
Aaaah don’t we all love a bit of romance around Valentines… even if Valentine’s crafts are not your thing, do stop by and have a look at these “Love You” crafts – you can give them any time of year to make a loved one – be it your “other half”, a good friend or [...]
Look what Red Ted (3.75yrs) made at nursery – a gorgeous snowman card… say aaaaaah. He is so proud of it! And so am I! Materials: Blue card stock, cotton wool pads, googly eyes, scrap white towling, glitter, paint —————————————————————————————————————- Submit your designs to the best custom greeting cards to make your photo christmas cards extra special.