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Kids Get Crafty – Nikolaus Sterne or Santa Stars

| December 8, 2010 | 45 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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Kids Get Crafty – Pirates and Thank Yous

| November 10, 2010 | 19 Comments
Kids Get Crafty – Pirates and Thank Yous

Hello! It is haaarr-haaarrr pirrrate time at Red Ted HQ! Red Ted was invited to a pirate party earlier in the week. He isn’t very good yet at “dressing up”, but did wear as skull and cross bones t-shirt. The party was fabulous and we wanted to send a little “Thank You” note in the […]

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Kids Get Crafty – Christmas Trees

| October 27, 2010 | 22 Comments
Kids Get Crafty – Christmas Trees

Hello, I know that Halloween isn’t even over yet and already here I come with a Christmas Tree card for children to make, but this was one of those crafts that “happened” by itself and I decided to post it now (rather than wait 2-3weeks) share it with you. It “happened”, as a) Red Ted […]

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story + Art = great stART – Shapes That Roll & Monster Cards

| July 28, 2010 | 40 Comments
story + Art = great stART – Shapes That Roll & Monster Cards

We recently received our “Shapes That Roll” book. One of the other wonderful mummy blogs reviewed it in one of their stART projects, but I have to confess – I cannot remember quite who it was! Sorry. Would have loved to have linked back to you. Anyway. Shapes That Roll, by Karen Nagel & Steve […]

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story + art = great stART – Strawberries, Bears and Mice!

| June 30, 2010 | 23 Comments
story + art = great stART – Strawberries, Bears and Mice!

Once you have looked at the video below, you will see that we have been working on this post since April! So, the strawberry came first and then the book. With summer upon us, we have all just experienced the wonders of spring.  I wanted to capture some of this for Red Ted, so since […]

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story + art = Great Start – The Jolly Postman & Simple Postcards

| June 16, 2010 | 40 Comments
story + art = Great Start – The Jolly Postman & Simple Postcards

This is story + Art rolled into a geography lesson rolled into learning about “Mr Postman” rolled into having a little fun rolled into excited Red Ted rolled into an excuse to explore mainy new books…. What am I talking about? Playing By The Book’s international Postcard exchange!!! The exchange did take place a few […]

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Story + Art = Great stART – Chick

| May 29, 2010 | 27 Comments
Story + Art = Great stART – Chick

Welcome to today’s story + art project with Red Ted. A very sweet and simple pop up book gave us inspiration this week! This craft project is great one for 5yrs+ or any age with a helping parent!!! Chick Greeting Cards chick, Ed Vere. As already said, this is a very sweet and simple pop up book […]

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How to… make a Paper Envelope

| May 21, 2010 | 5 Comments
How to… make a Paper Envelope

A simple and quick How To again this week: Paper Craft is back! (I still have a few more up my sleeve). This time I am showing you how to make a lovely paper envelope:  no cutting, no glueing! Great for home made cards (especially if you made on of the the pop art cards […]

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Story + Art = stART – Story- and Thank You Time..

| April 21, 2010 | 16 Comments
Story + Art = stART – Story- and Thank You Time..

Our next stART project inspired by Playing By the Book and  A Mommy’s Adventures – who have made some great booky projects! Do take a look, they are fab!! (Do scroll down, there is a suggestion for you with what to do with a baby…).   Ok, a slightly different take on “Story + Art” this […]

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