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Valentines Get Crafty – Crafts & Ideas to Inspire

| January 14, 2012 | 33 Comments
Valentines Get Crafty – Crafts & Ideas to Inspire

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 […]

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Quick Craft Post: Snowman Cards

| December 16, 2011 | 15 Comments
Quick Craft Post: Snowman Cards

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 As to the “Snowman Card How To”… I think you can guess how it was made!! […]

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Quick Craft Post: Magazine Craft Challenge

| December 5, 2011 | 27 Comments
Quick Craft Post: Magazine Craft Challenge

A quick Christmas card craft for your kids! Cute. Cheap. Fun. I do love a crafty challenge, so when the gorgeous Tinkerlab said that the next challenge was on, I knew we *had* to take part. This time she set the “magazine” craft challenge. Nothing like a bit of recycling. And at this time of […]

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Kids Crafts: Cookie Cutter Christmas Cards & Decorations

| November 16, 2011 | 23 Comments
Kids Crafts: Cookie Cutter Christmas Cards & Decorations

Welcome back to Kids Get Crafty for a crafty 2 in 1 Christmas craft (and how many “crafts” can I fit into one sentence!?!?)…  I love this little craft. It is simple. Easy and adored by recipients: With the help of cookie cutters as templates make simple Christmas cards, which can be used as Christmas […]

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Kids Crafts: Sunflower Thank You Cards

| June 29, 2011 | 44 Comments
Kids Crafts: Sunflower Thank You Cards

What isn’t there to love about Sunflowers? What better motif for Fingerprint Thank You Cards! This year we decided to take part in Nurture Store’s Sunflower Challenge, which is also linked to raising funds and awareness for the Compton Hospice. And to celebrate the challenge coming to an end at the end of the month, […]

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Kids Get Crafty: (London) City Postcards

| June 1, 2011 | 42 Comments
Kids Get Crafty: (London) City Postcards

Hello! Today we made our own potato print city postcards! We had lots of fun making them (well maybe I did more than Red Ted… mmh…) and found a lovely book to go with them. Potato printing is a fabulous craft for kids – it is easy and quick to do at home – and […]

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Kids Get Crafty – Sand Art & Crafts (Contact Paper Card Making)

| April 27, 2011 | 34 Comments
Kids Get Crafty – Sand Art & Crafts (Contact Paper Card Making)

Hello! The Uk has been blessed with some beautiful weather over the Easter break. So like many, we headed down to our favourite beach on the South Coast! It is always a wonderful visit, as we go with friends that we don’t see so often. And it is wonderful to see the children play and […]

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Kids Get Crafty – Robot Cards & The Robot & The Blue Bird

| February 16, 2011 | 29 Comments
Kids Get Crafty – Robot Cards & The Robot & The Blue Bird

Remember our robots from a few weeks back? Well, Red Ted now ADORES robots, so when we needed some more thank you cards, I thought these could be a nice easy craft for him. The key for this age group (3yrs) is to help them see what the “end result” will look like, so I […]

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How to… make beautiful Ink Stamp Cards & Things (Guest Post)

| February 4, 2011 | 20 Comments
How to… make beautiful Ink Stamp Cards & Things (Guest Post)

I don’t know about you, but I am a bit of a collector and horder of things. Especially all things crafty.. I actually have a number of wonderful and beautiful stamps – some I picked up in the V&A (wonderful wood carvings), some I have been dragging around with me for years (I have a […]

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How to… make Gorgeous Valentines Cards with your Toddler (Guest Post)

| January 14, 2011 | 26 Comments
How to… make Gorgeous Valentines Cards with your Toddler (Guest Post)

We have another lovely crafty Guest Poster for you today: Kelly from Domestic Godd-esque. A lovely family blog featuring lots of fab photos, thoughts on life and family life, as well as, the very important, crafty bits!!! Kelly creates some lovely crafty magic with her children and they are the its that I love best (well […]

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Kids Get Crafty: Recycled Christmas (or Birthday) Thank Yous

| December 27, 2010 | 26 Comments
Kids Get Crafty: Recycled Christmas (or Birthday) Thank Yous

This is a cheeky EXTRA Kids Craft this week. The “proper one” comes on Wednesday, but I just wanted to share these very quick and easy recycled Christmas Thank You Cards. 10 took us around 15min to make and are a great way for young children who cannot write to learn about “saying thank you”, as […]

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Kids Get Crafty – Knusper Knusper Knäuschen (or Gingerbread Thank You Cards)

| December 22, 2010 | 13 Comments
Kids Get Crafty – Knusper Knusper Knäuschen (or Gingerbread Thank You Cards)

This post was born out of the genrosity and loveliness of one our very good friends Maren. Maren is one of our “German” mum friends and she has two little girls roughly in Red Ted’s and Pip Squeak’s age. She invited us all around to celebrate advent and to make some fabulous gingerbread houses.  So […]

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Kids Get Crafty – Nikolaus Sterne or Santa Stars

| December 8, 2010 | 44 Comments
Kids Get Crafty – Nikolaus Sterne or Santa Stars

Welcome to Kids Get Crafty. On Monday the 6th December was St Nikolaus day. In Germanic countries this is celebrated with St Nikolaus visiting the children and bringing them Satsumas/ Mandarines/ Clementines, nuts and dried fruit. The specific tradition varies from country to country and family to family, but at our house, IF Red Ted […]

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Kids Get Crafty – The Snowman

| November 17, 2010 | 17 Comments
Kids Get Crafty – The Snowman

Hello, with winter in the air and Christmas not too far away, we decided to make some snowmen… well actually, I wanted to make some more Christmas Trees for our “Christmas Tree” bunting, but you know what Toddlers are like…. so I whipped out some card and snowmen it is! I reckon alternating these with […]

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