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25+ DIY Gifts for Kids – Make Your Gifts Special!

| July 11, 2014 | 2 Comments
25+ DIY Gifts for Kids – Make Your Gifts Special!

I have to say, one of the things I have REALLY enjoyed since having kids in my life, is having the opportunity to MAKE for them. Whether it is my own kids, my close friends’ kids or kids in the family, making your own presents for them is just wonderfully fun. Whether it is a […]

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Gifts Kids Can Make: Hama Bead Keyring Owls

| July 2, 2014 | 8 Comments
Gifts Kids Can Make: Hama Bead Keyring Owls

So, we are coming to the end of our school year and I wanted Red Ted to make some small gifts for some of his “extra curricular” teachers. He has some lovely teachers, doing extra classes such as a writing workshop and “multi sports” with him and he loves the classes sooooo much. I thought […]

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Pine Cone Owls

| June 30, 2014
Pine Cone Owls

We do have a soft spot for Owl crafts here on Red Ted Art and I particularly love combing “nature crafts” with this adorable animal.. A pine cone is a brilliant nature craft material all year round – our local park seems to always have some. It looks wonderful, is tactile and can be turned into […]

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17 GREAT Father’s Day Gifts for Kids to Make

| June 4, 2014 | 8 Comments
17 GREAT Father’s Day Gifts for Kids to Make

Father’s Day is rapidly approaching and fathers are notoriously difficult to buy, let alone make for.. let alone make with the KIDS FOR! I do believe that a lovely homemade card and breakfast in bed is often quite enough for Father’s Day or Mother’s Day.. but a small gift never goes amiss either, right? Or […]

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Gifts Kids Can Make: Jar Lid Picture Frames

| May 9, 2014
Gifts Kids Can Make: Jar Lid Picture Frames

Our mini Guest Post series continues…. celebrating the  UK Blogging Awards time –  “BiBs” , I am taking the opportunity to show case some of my fellow nominees! As it is now time to vote for your favourite crafty (Brit) blog…  This year, I am in crafts and outstanding categories (thank you for those of you who […]

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Valentine’s Treats: Stained Glass Cookies

| January 14, 2014 | 8 Comments
Valentine’s Treats: Stained Glass Cookies

  We have Actually Mummy sharing a 31 Days of Love post with you today.. she is an “avid non crafter” and it my mission to convert her (or at the very least her daughter, mwahahahaha). Today she shares some yummy “Stained Glass Cookies”, kids LOVE making these, and we are so having ago! In case you […]

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Merry Christmas from Red Ted HQ (or Santa’s Grotto)

| December 25, 2013 | 0 Comments
Merry Christmas from Red Ted HQ (or Santa’s Grotto)

  Wishing you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! It has been an exciting year, with the Red Ted Art, the Book being published, the blog seeing a big growth and the launch of a proper newsletter. The love and support I have received when the book was launched was humbling […]

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Toilet Roll Nativity – The Camel

| December 23, 2013 | 6 Comments
Toilet Roll Nativity – The Camel

Some of you may have seen our TP Roll Three Kings from a while back. Red Ted LOVES them and brings them out all the time for playing. Once we set up our “real nativity”, Red Ted shouted “we need a TP Roll Camel, pleeeeaaase can we make a camel?” How could I refuse such […]

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Recycled Crayons: Gifts Kids Can Make

| December 18, 2013 | 22 Comments
Recycled Crayons: Gifts Kids Can Make

Well, we are rapidly approaching those “last few days” to Christmas and are finishing off most of our Christmas Crafts for Kids, as well as Kids Christmas Cards. Both children said they wanted to make a gift for their friends.. so FINALLY (it only took me about 3 years to do so), we made recycled […]

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Paper Angel Printable

| December 12, 2013 | 1 Comment
Paper Angel Printable

We love the simple crafts too. As you know, we made a Loo Roll Angel earlier in the week – that was a “bigger undertaking”, but we also like keeping it simple at this time of year – that is where this Paper Angel Printable and our Christmas Photo Booth printables come in handy! Paper […]

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Toilet Roll Angels

| December 11, 2013 | 9 Comments
Toilet Roll Angels

The Toilet Roll Crafts season continues… this Winter we have had a TP Roll Rudolph, a TP Roll Santa and of course our TP Roll Snowmen (bowling). Busy indeed! Don’t forget our little TP Rolls 3 Kings, which would be a great addition to any nativity scene. I have “meaning to” to make TP Roll […]

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Christmas Photo Props Printables (Free!)

| December 10, 2013 | 6 Comments
Christmas Photo Props Printables (Free!)

We love anything that makes Christmas more fun!! I don’t know about you, but my kids love pulling faces, whenever we try and take a “proper” photo. Well, if you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em, I say! The lovely people at Delights Party Shop have created these fab Christmas Photo Props for us. (Check out […]

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Christmas Jumper Craft Idea

| December 9, 2013 | 7 Comments
Christmas Jumper Craft Idea

If you are living in the UK, you may know that this week is Christmas Jumper Day – a day to celebrate Christmas and raise money for Save The Children. And the lovely people at Westfield are donating £10 for anyone that writes about Christmas Jumper Day and includes a Selfie (see below) of them […]

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Christmas Card Ideas for Kids

| December 4, 2013 | 14 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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