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Bottle Top Bugs & Mini Beasts

| March 23, 2015 | 2 Comments
Bottle Top Bugs & Mini Beasts

My kids have always enjoyed Junk Modelling. Pip Squeak’s junk modelling tends to consist of tp rolls, cardboard boxes and LOTS of tape. Red Ted, now 7, is gradually moving on and looking for “cooler things” to craft (I say GRADUALLY, as we have plenty of back to basic days too). A session of Bottle […]

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How to Make an Origami Butterfly (simple)

| March 19, 2015 | 5 Comments
How to Make an Origami Butterfly (simple)

It is wonderful to see my kids get into some basic Origami paper folding crafts – they are now 5yrs and 7yrs and just about able to manage. Interestingly, they do well on these paper crafts for different reasons and depending on the item we are making. My son LOVES making Paper Boats and my […]

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Milk Carton Woven Basket Craft

| March 16, 2015 | 4 Comments
Milk Carton Woven Basket Craft

Today, we would like to show you how easy and simple it is to turn a plastic milk jug (or juice carton) into a cute little woven basket craft.. This little upcycled basket is perfect to fill with goodies on Mother’s Day or to let the kids use as an Easter Basket.. or make it […]

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How to Make a Toothless Dragon Costume

| March 12, 2015 | 2 Comments
How to Make a Toothless Dragon Costume

As you know, every so often, a reader shares some FABULOUS CRAFTY GOODNESS with me.. I then ask if they would mind me sharing it with you, here, on Red Ted Art. Today, is such a day. I was asking my readers about their World Book Day costumes and which book characters their kids had […]

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Cereal Box to Foldable Doll’s House DIY (perfect take along house)

| March 9, 2015 | 19 Comments
Cereal Box to Foldable Doll’s House DIY (perfect take along house)

I have been challenged by Betta Living Kitchens to come up with a fun box related craft…… and I think I came up with something that you guys will LOVE – a Cereal Box Pop Up Dolls… yes… a dolls house made from cereal boxes, that you can collapse, fold away and take along with you… be […]

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25 Fantastic Discovery Bottle Ideas

| February 27, 2015 | 4 Comments
25 Fantastic Discovery Bottle Ideas

Today’s post is ALL ABOUT SENSORY BOTTLES! I have to confess, I didn’t really “know” about sensory or discover bottles, when my kids were little… I wish I did. They are so so soooo simple to make and yet provide hours of entertainment and fun.  Luckily, I can still play “catch up”, as I think […]

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Easy Fondant Sheep How To

| February 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
Easy Fondant Sheep How To

We recently made a Skylander’s Cake for my 7 year old’s Birthday party (full photos and post to follow!). As part of this, we need some little edible sheep decorations. I had some fondant icing left over, but couldn’t get decent black food colouring in time for finishing off the cake… so I came up […]

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DIY Spilled Coffee Prank for April Fool’s Day

| February 17, 2015 | 3 Comments
DIY Spilled Coffee Prank for April Fool’s Day

My kids are starting to get old enough to appreciate the fun of “teasing” or “tricking” people – of course, we always emphasise that you need to keep it friendly and nice – and that tricky any one should be fun and not hurtful or disappointing. So with April Fool’s Day coming up, I thought […]

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Duct Tape Rose Pens – How To

| February 3, 2015 | 2 Comments
Duct Tape Rose Pens – How To

Here is a little craft, that I have been meaning to share with you for aaaaaages. We were given some little Duct Tape rose pens by the peeps at Hobbycraft and I knew I had to make some more. Love using any “old pens” that are lying around and tarting them in relative minutes and […]

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Heart Box DIY – Free Printable Pattern

| January 29, 2015 | 0 Comments
Heart Box DIY – Free Printable Pattern

The 31 Days of Love Series continues. Today we have a combined effort from me here at Red Ted Art and our guest poster Shelah. We share a little heart box printable pattern – first make your own little heart box and then get the kids to decorate. This little heart box printable can come […]

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Redcurrant No Bake Cheesecake Recipe for Valentine’s Day

| January 23, 2015 | 0 Comments
Redcurrant No Bake Cheesecake Recipe for Valentine’s Day

Mmmmh. Nom nom nom. Today, we have a DELICIOUS looking Valentine’s Day Treat for you – No Bake Cheesecake. Ooooh so good. My mouth is watering already! I know that we will have to have a go at making this delicious looking recipe! Chris is joining us once again in this year’s 31 Days of […]

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Faux Druzy Pendant Tutorial

| January 18, 2015 | 1 Comment
Faux Druzy Pendant Tutorial

I am fascinated with druzy jewelry.  I almost prefer the uneven, organic geometry of the quartz covered rocks to a perfectly cut gem.  (Notice I said almost, if you would like to send any extra precious gems my way, I will happily accept them).  For those who are unfamiliar with druzy, picture a colorful, sparkling […]

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No-Sew Potato Print Valentine Bunting

| January 14, 2015 | 1 Comment
No-Sew Potato Print Valentine Bunting

No-Sew Potato Print Valentine Bunting Helloooo, I’m Emma, a teacher, mummy and craft addict. You’ll usually find me over at My Little 3 and Me where I love writing about all the crafts and activities I enjoy with my three children. I want to start with a HUGE thank you to Maggy for welcoming me […]

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Paper Fortune Cookies How To

| January 12, 2015 | 1 Comment
Paper Fortune Cookies How To

With Chinese New Year around the corner, we are starting to have a think about different Chinese New Year’s Crafts to do. Without fail, our favourite Chinese New Year’s Craft to date, have been our little Dragon Puppets that come with a handy free printable. In fact, I am going into Pip Squeak class again […]

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