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Hamper Gift Ideas

| November 28, 2013 | 4 Comments
Hamper Gift Ideas

With Christmas drawing ever nearer, Netmums and some crafty bloggers got together to discuss Hamper Gift Ideas!! Hampers are a great way to “bring together” lots of little gifts and turn them into something special. It is a mixture of good themed content and also presentation. To help you along the way we created a […]

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Puzzle Coasters – Gifts Kids Can Make

| June 8, 2013 | 6 Comments
Puzzle Coasters – Gifts Kids Can Make

If you are looking to recycle old puzzles or for gifts kids can make – be it for Father’s Day or Christmas – check out these simple but lovely coasts. I think coasters make a great “gift for dad” in general and there many variations on them. And they are super simple to make! Materials: […]

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Hama Bead Bowl – Gifts Kids Can Make

| June 2, 2013 | 13 Comments
Hama Bead Bowl – Gifts Kids Can Make

If you are on Pinterest you will have already seen these wonderful HAMA BEAD bowls. A great little craft that kids can make as Father’s Day gift or Mother’s Day gift or a friend. The idea originally came from Danish Blogger Wooz and I have seen many copies of it since and have been wanting to […]

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Craft Sticks Bookmark Gift

| May 23, 2013 | 7 Comments
Craft Sticks Bookmark Gift

So.. I had dinner to cook for the kids and I had a handful of craft sticks. So I gave these to the kids, a bunch of pens and some googly eyes, whilst I sorted their dinner. And we got.. these adorable Craft Sticks Bookmarks. They would be a FABULOUS little gift for Father’s Day […]

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10 Father’s Day Crafts

| April 25, 2013 | 14 Comments
10 Father’s Day Crafts

Well! Yes, Father’s Day  isn’t for  a little while and Father’s Day dates vary around the globe.. and you know, Fathers have birthdays too, right? What to make? And they can be whenever, so some crafty bloggers got together to talk Gifts for Dad that Kids can make!! Brilliant. There are of course the Father’s […]

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How to.. Make Things For Him

| July 27, 2012 | 7 Comments
How to.. Make Things For Him

Well.. the “busy period” is slowly coming to an end – Red Ted Art “The Book” draft has been submitted, the crafts have been crafted and we have almost finished the photoshoot. It is all looking fantastic and is soooo exciting. But we still have to wait until April 2013! In the meantime, I am […]

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Do as I Do.

| June 16, 2012 | 0 Comments
Do as I Do.

Well… I guess we lead by example.. Making a Father’s Day “something” today – I asked the children if they fancied potatoe printing (I thought we could do the letters, D, A, Y ..) and Red Ted shouted, NO! Feet!!! PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE! So we did. Just wanted to share this photo. My foot totally […]

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40+ Craft Ideas for HIM! Ideal for Birthday’s, Father’s Day & Christmas

| March 31, 2012 | 54 Comments
40+ Craft Ideas for HIM! Ideal for Birthday’s, Father’s Day & Christmas

Welcome to the “Gift Ideas for Him” craft round up! There are so many crafts and tutorials out there to delight children, girlfriends, mother’s and sisters and yet, it is always hard to find really good craft ideas for him – either the man in your life or your father or a brother! So I […]

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Quick Craft: Father’s Day Feet Bookmarks

| June 15, 2011 | 22 Comments
Quick Craft: Father’s Day Feet Bookmarks

We saw these super cute and easy footprint bookmarks over at The Seeds Network Blog. We used contact paper and wrote the children’s ages on the back. The ribbons are recycled! Father’s Day sorted (we made extra for the grandfather’s too). We love footprint crafts and have made plenty of thank you cards and even […]

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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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story + art = great stART – Matthew’s Dream & Painting with Kids

| August 4, 2010 | 78 Comments
story + art = great stART – Matthew’s Dream & Painting with Kids

  During Summer Get Crafty, I was reminded to not forget the “babies amongst” us and that they too are budding artists. As part of this, I decided to do some “permanent” canvases with both Red Ted (2.5yrs) and Pip Squeak (8.5mths). matthews dream     But first to our book: Matthew’s Dream, by Leo Lionni. […]

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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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Book & Cook – Alphabet Book

| May 12, 2010 | 34 Comments
Book & Cook – Alphabet Book

I started this regular craft post in order to do more crafts with Red Ted, as well as to combine my love for crafting with our love for books. There more of these I do, and the more I read what other families are up to, the more I appreciate the power of learning through play […]

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