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Christmas Card Ideas for Kids

| December 4, 2013 | 16 Comments
Christmas Card Ideas for Kids

We love all getting crafty for the kids and we love sending friends and family homemade Christmas cards every year. As the number of the kids’ friends grow, I think it is nice to get THEM to make their own cards – that way it is personal and thoughtful, but also, they don’t get tempted […]

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DIY Christmas Card Ideas – Stocking

| November 25, 2013 | 1 Comment
DIY Christmas Card Ideas – Stocking

You may have seen our wrapping paper post from a couple of weeks ago and realised that we LOVE making things. I especially like making Christmas cards and every year I make a set for family and friends. I also encourage the children to have a go and make some special cards for the grandparents […]

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Unicorn Party Invites

| October 20, 2013 | 2 Comments
Unicorn Party Invites

Some of you may know, that Pip Squeak is turning FOUR soon! And she would like to have a Unicorn Party theme. That opens up lots of possiblities – unicorns (of course), rainbows, glitter etc. So to start our Unicorn party season off, we had to design and make our party invites! I try and […]

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Hama Bead Cards

| June 15, 2013 | 7 Comments
Hama Bead Cards

The kids have gone HAMA BEAD CRAZY!!!! Yes, those “awful little plastic beads” that you melt with an iron have taken over our house also knowns as Perler Beads or Melty Beads…. But you know, the kids love them, they are bright and colourful and actually, there are a number of things you can make […]

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Quick Valentine’s Day Card

| February 11, 2013 | 5 Comments
Quick Valentine’s Day Card

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 […]

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Superhero Party Invites

| January 31, 2013 | 5 Comments
Superhero Party Invites

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 […]

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Kids Crafts: Penguin Finger Print Cards (Thank You Cards)

| December 31, 2012 | 7 Comments
Kids Crafts: Penguin Finger Print Cards (Thank You Cards)

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 […]

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Kids Craft: Bauble Cards

| December 19, 2012 | 23 Comments
Kids Craft: Bauble Cards

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 […]

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Teacher Appreciation Card for Christmas

| December 6, 2012 | 7 Comments
Teacher Appreciation Card for Christmas

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 […]

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Creative Christmas Day 1 – Make Gingerbread Cards

| December 1, 2012 | 25 Comments
Creative Christmas Day 1 – Make Gingerbread Cards

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. […]

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Easy Christmas Card Idea

| November 23, 2012 | 10 Comments
Easy Christmas Card Idea

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 […]

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Quick Craft: Butterfly Cards

| July 15, 2012 | 17 Comments
Quick Craft: Butterfly Cards

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!

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20 Card Making Ideas for Kids

| May 11, 2012 | 9 Comments
20 Card Making Ideas for Kids

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 […]

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Kids Crafts: Flower Cards

| April 18, 2012 | 25 Comments
Kids Crafts: Flower Cards

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 […]

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