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Garden Crafts Challenge: Get Your Craft On

| March 31, 2014 | 10 Comments
Garden Crafts Challenge: Get Your Craft On

This is the 4th month of the #getyourcrafton challenge! Wow! I can’t believe how time is flying. And the #GetYourCraftOn challenge has been so much fun to date. What is “Get Your Craft On”? The challenge is set by 5 bloggers: Domestic Goddesque, Zing Zing Tree, Me and My Shadow, Kids Chaos and Red Ted […]

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DIY Wrapping Paper Ideas

| September 16, 2013 | 14 Comments
DIY Wrapping Paper Ideas

Last year, we went through a “spate” of making our own wrapping paper. It was partly due to the fact, that we had RUN OUT of wrapping paper, but also because I thought it would be fun to involve the kids in making our own wrapping paper. A great outlet for their creativity, with a […]

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Melty Bead Crafts (Hama Beads)

| June 20, 2013 | 7 Comments
Melty Bead Crafts (Hama Beads)

Hooray it is Melty Beads Crafts time!!! Some may know of these as Hama Beads and others as Perler Beads… in essence they are the little plastic beads that you put on peg boards to make a pattern and then iron so they “melt together” and fix into a permanent shape. Many parents, hate them. […]

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20 Craft Stick Crafts

| May 24, 2013 | 3 Comments
20 Craft Stick Crafts

Well, the Craft Stick Crafts says it all – call them Lollipop Sticks or Coffee Stirrers or Tongue depressors or Pop Sticks.. or simply CRAFT STICKS… what ever “they” are, “they” are great fun to craft with. We decided that the childhood classic Craft Sticks would make a great “Hangout Challenge” – i.e. a great […]

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25 Great Artists for Toddlers

| May 23, 2013 | 16 Comments
25 Great Artists for Toddlers

Today, I share 25 fantastic Art Projects for Toddlers. We have been looking at “Kids Get Arty” for over a year now on Red Ted Art and every two months I have ADORED seeing everyone’s chosen artists and relating art projects! To “celebrate” a whole year’s worth of great artists projects, I am collating our […]

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20 Classic Summer Crafts

| May 18, 2013 | 13 Comments
20 Classic Summer Crafts

We do love the Seasons and we love how the crafts vary through the seasons too – Summer Crafts to me are all about lazy afternoons with plenty of time to finish your work, outdoor games and garden crafts and playing with water. It is about hanging out with friends, making your own lemonade and […]

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10 Music Craft Ideas

| May 2, 2013 | 7 Comments
10 Music Craft Ideas

So… as may know, we have been making “craft videos” with other crafty blogs this past few weeks and thought a great craft for a video – would be MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS – afterall, not only do you get to see them that way, but HEAR them too. PERFECT. So we share with you today 10 […]

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Easter Crafts Challenge

| February 12, 2013 | 14 Comments
Easter Crafts Challenge

Hello! Today, I share with you a very special Easter Craft Ideas round up. It is a collection of Easter Crafts from two of my “communities”. One is  the very new G+ Arts & Crafts Community (all welcome, just request and invite) and the other is our Craft Chat group on Facebook (again, just request […]

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Pipecleaner Craft Ideas

| February 2, 2013 | 18 Comments
Pipecleaner Craft Ideas

Well.. this is EXCITING! Not only is this  a post about Pipecleaner Craft Ideas… this is a post about Google+! Some of you may know, that I do love social media.. and that I spend a good amount of time crafting and writing about crafts, but also a similar amount of time on social media […]

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Recycled Crafts from Around The Web

| January 14, 2013 | 17 Comments
Recycled Crafts from Around The Web

And yes, my recycled craft mania continues. Earlier this month I shared 25 of Red Ted Art’s favourite recycled crafts, we revisited the 40 cardboard box crafts ideas round up and now, I wanted to take the opportunity to share some from “around” the web. – which is what the “Get Crafty” round ups where originally […]

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25 Recycled Crafts Inspiration

| January 2, 2013 | 14 Comments
25 Recycled Crafts Inspiration

There are two reasons why I am a great fan of recycled craft for kids and for the family – one we are reusing something that is regarded to be of little value. In a society that consumes and consumes and consumes, I think it is very important to stop and look for the value […]

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30 New Year’s Eve Crafts & Activities for Kids

| November 1, 2012 | 13 Comments
30 New Year’s Eve Crafts & Activities for Kids

Hooray, ’tis the season to be Jolly.. so many wonderful celebrations in Autumn/ Winter from Thanks Giving, to Halloween, to Christmas and the ending in News Year Eve! These are all occasions that are wonderful for establishing family traditions and getting crafty with and for family or kids – find ideas for Halloween, Pumpkin Decorating and Christmas […]

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15 Musical Instrument Crafts for Kids

| October 15, 2012 | 27 Comments
15 Musical Instrument Crafts for Kids

Well I am back and the wonderful Playing By The Book has challenged me again to come up with a lovely round up of crafts relating to a specific topic… today’s topic is MUSIC a! So I bring you over 15 Musical Instrument Crafts for Kids. Music is something I am trying to share with […]

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Handprint Animals: A Complete Alphabet A-Z

| October 6, 2012 | 49 Comments
Handprint Animals: A Complete Alphabet A-Z

Well, it has been a fun 26 weeks! I cannot believe that we embarked on a Handprint Alphabet over 26 weeks ago (that is 6 months ago?! Wow). And what an alphabet journey it has been! We started off with an innocent A for Alien.. then a B for Bee.. and suddenly we were on […]

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