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Driftwood Crafts – Sail Boats

| July 30, 2014 | 4 Comments
Driftwood Crafts – Sail Boats

Sometimes I am as bad as the kids and I drive The Englishman MAD with our nature finds collecting… I can resist picking up a smooth beautiful stone or some gorgeous sunbleashed driftwood. I encourage the kids to do the same and then we drag it all home with us. We have piles of driftwood, pinecones […]

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Rainbow Looms: Inverted Fishtail using your Fingers

| July 27, 2014 | 6 Comments
Rainbow Looms: Inverted Fishtail using your Fingers

Yes… it has finally happened… the rainbow loom craze has hit the Red Ted Art household. And todaye we have the Inverted Fishtail using your Fingers pattern to share with you. It took us a little longer to get there, as my kids are 4yrs and 6yrs old and though the 6yrs old can JUST […]

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Fairy Tale Craft – TP Roll Castle

| July 25, 2014 | 0 Comments
Fairy Tale Craft – TP Roll Castle

Some of you may be aware that we have had LOTS of fun with Fairy Tales and Nursery Rhymes this year – we made some Goldilock Crafts, Little Red Riding Hood (invented by Pip Squeak), some Humpty Dumpties and 3 little pigs.. then we created a HUGE collection of both Fairy Tale Crafts and Nursery […]

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How to Make an Origami Lucky Star

| July 23, 2014 | 3 Comments
How to Make an Origami Lucky Star

Twinkle Twinkle Litte Star… and now it is time to make some of these adorable little Origami Lucky Stars. I am a bit rubbish at  Origami “in general”, as I am too impatient and not neat enough. But there are some great simple little Origami crafts that are great even for the likes of me! […]

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Pom Pom Owl Craft & 10 Gorgeous Owl Books

| July 16, 2014 | 5 Comments
Pom Pom Owl Craft & 10 Gorgeous Owl Books

I am under strict order of Pip Squeak (4yrs) to share this Pom Pom Owl Craft and write “Pom Pom Owl Craft by Pip Squeak ages 4yrs” for everyone to see on the internet. So here you… here is Pip Squeak’s Pom Pom Owl! We are quite some pom pom fans in our house right […]

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Paper Plate Flying Saucer Craft + 15 Books About Space

| July 10, 2014 | 5 Comments
Paper Plate Flying Saucer Craft + 15 Books About Space

Clearly I am TERRIBLY bias, but I do love the crafts that Pip Squeak brings home from nursery. Recently, they made these adorable Paper Plate Flying saucers – such a wonderfully “classic” craft for kids and the kids adored making them as part of the “space lesson plans”. I love how they made it easy […]

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Frozen Elsa Clothes Pin Doll

| July 7, 2014 | 4 Comments
Frozen Elsa Clothes Pin Doll

A few months ago, I was in Vienna doing a workshop to celebrate the launch of my book into German. I am so pleased to see it German print (some of you may remember that I am half Austrian!) and published by a fantastic German Publisher – Loewe Verlag. It forms part of a “Natur […]

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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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Snail Crafts using Clay

| June 25, 2014 | 5 Comments
Snail Crafts using Clay

Ok, so today’s kids craft, I would call a little, uhm eccentric.. either you have to LOVE snails, or you have to be looking for an S for Ssssssnail craft (this is indeed a GREAT snail craft for preschoolers) or you are after an easy craft for kids using clay – especially since clay can […]

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Cute Owl Cupcakes

| June 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
Cute Owl Cupcakes

We love baking with the kids and we love getting crafty in the kitchen… especially when it comes to cookies and cupcakes (have you seen our easy to decorate 4th July Cookies? We had great fun making those). Today we have a “guest post” from Life At The Zoo,  were we LOVE to bake with […]

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World Cup Crafts – Poppy Cat Finger Football

| June 20, 2014 | 1 Comment
World Cup Crafts – Poppy Cat Finger Football

With the World Cup open us and Football (Soccer!) Fever hitting our school playgrounds and homes, we thought it would be fun to have a little football craft. And it is time to invite Poppy Cat back for a visit. Poppy Cat loves nothing better than playing with all her friends! She loves going to […]

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Seaside Shell Windchime Craft

| June 18, 2014 | 1 Comment
Seaside Shell Windchime Craft

Recently my father (Opapa) was visiting and we decided to head to the seaside in Whitstable for a Sunny Day out. The sound of the waves, crashing on the shore, the crunching of a bebbly beach under foot. The kids adored “finding things” and we spotted lots of little jelly fish, a sea snail (to […]

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Easy 4th July Cookie Decorating Activity for Kids

| June 16, 2014 | 3 Comments
Easy 4th July Cookie Decorating Activity for Kids

I couldn’t resist making these SUPER quick and EASY cookies with the kids. The best part about them, is that you can use plain store bought cookies, or use your family’s favourite basic cookie recipe. And as these 4th July Cookies are so easy to decorate, they make for a great party activity with lots […]

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35 Tin Can Crafts

| June 13, 2014 | 0 Comments
35 Tin Can Crafts

Welcome! Finally, we are back in our “craft video content” creating mode (that was a mouthful)… yes, we had a little break and now we are back with avengance.. today we look at Tin Can Crafts – you know, your bake bean  cans or your tuna fish cans? Quite sturdy and strong… with tricky tin […]

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