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Boxtrolls Crafts – Make a Boxtroll Costume

| October 1, 2014 | 2 Comments
Boxtrolls Crafts – Make a Boxtroll Costume

Bless his cotton socks… Red Ted can get rather carried away when he falls “in love with” a new movie – some of you may have seen the recent Boxtrolls Movie (we already made a TP Roll Boxtroll Craft a couple of weeks ago) and if you are like us, you will find all those […]

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Chestnut Crafts – Animals (Mit Kastanien Basteln!)

| September 29, 2014 | 0 Comments
Chestnut Crafts – Animals (Mit Kastanien Basteln!)

I am quite aware that not everyone gets to collect these wonderful nature finds that are “conkers” in Autumn. What a pity – I have strong childhood memories of crafting with conkers and acorns and other autumn nature finds and is something that I am passionate about spreading the joy for. Large parts of Europe […]

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Give a Hug – Cute Gifts for Kids to Make

| September 24, 2014 | 1 Comment
Give a Hug – Cute Gifts for Kids to Make

I told you we totally and utterly love Salt Dough (and pom pom making) at the moment, both appear to be high on our crafty agenda. During the Summer we made some Salt Dough Shell Pendants (so pretty) and finished Pip Squeak’s pretend salt dough bakery. Today we looking at creating salt dough letters and […]

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Bat Crafts – Pom Pom Bats

| September 22, 2014 | 2 Comments
Bat Crafts – Pom Pom Bats

Our pom pom obsession continues. Last week we shared some cute little Hedgehog Pom Poms (just SOOOO lovely for Autumn Play) and now we have some pom pom bats.. They are rather cute, if I say so myself.  And we have more pom poms to come. As I mentioned before, since I bought the biggest stash […]

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Spider Craft: Pom Pom Spider

| September 17, 2014 | 1 Comment
Spider Craft: Pom Pom Spider

So the great pom pom love continues. Earlier in the week, we made some hedgehog pom poms, today we share with you this adorable little Pom Pom Spider. I love it on so many levels – one it is a pom pom (already a winner), two it makes for a super cute Halloween craft (no […]

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Hama Bead/ Perler Bead Bracelets

| September 17, 2014 | 3 Comments
Hama Bead/ Perler Bead Bracelets

We do love Hama Beads in our house (also known as Perler Beads) and though we love making the “traditional” patterns and shapes (we love making gift coasters or gift key rings – both of which make great gifts to uncles, aunties or teachers), we also love looking for Hama Bead/ Perler Bead crafts that are […]

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Hedgehog Pom Pom Craft

| September 15, 2014 | 6 Comments
Hedgehog Pom Pom Craft

Well.. I do apologise in advance, you may be seeing a number of pom pom crafts coming from Red Ted Art HQ… after I bought the biggest stash of wool EVER, the kids and I can’t get enough of creating and inventing new pom poms! How sick we were of the bright red and green […]

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Easy Salt Dough Recipe: Toy Bakery

| September 10, 2014 | 0 Comments
Easy Salt Dough Recipe: Toy Bakery

Yes, you can tell that we have been busy with salt dough recently, right?! It is easy to make up a big batch of either plain or coloured salt dough and then store it for a couple of weeks and use it up a bit at a time. Today, we used the traditional plain salt […]

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Boxtroll Craft – Make Your Own TP Roll Boxtroll!

| September 8, 2014 | 2 Comments
Boxtroll Craft – Make Your Own TP Roll Boxtroll!

Some of you may have already seen the latest Boxtroll movie.. I confess, that we haven’t yet, but a few of their characters have made their way into our house and Red Ted can’t wait to go and see it… so whilst we await our turn to go, we decided to get crafty and make […]

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Apple Crafts – Apple Pom Poms!!!

| September 4, 2014 | 0 Comments
Apple Crafts – Apple Pom Poms!!!

So.. now that the kids have mastered making pom poms, thanks our pom pom maker (affiliate), we are making more and more and more pom poms. There are rather a lot of pom pom bunnies around our house, as well as pom pom birdies, but today, we are branching out (get it), to APPLE POM POMS. […]

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Yarn Apple Craft & Garland

| September 1, 2014 | 8 Comments
Yarn Apple Craft & Garland

How we love this time of year – the leaves are starting to turn, giving us the opportunity to make lots of wonderful leaf crafts, we are still foraging for berries and of course it is also Apple Season – and with that we get to make lots of lovely Apple Crafts and Apple Activities. […]

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DIY Gift Box for Kids (Recycled Plastic Bottle)

| August 27, 2014 | 3 Comments
DIY Gift Box for Kids (Recycled Plastic Bottle)

As per usual, we do love a cute recycled/ upcycled craft! So when Red Ted had a “charity fun raising day” and the kids were selling these ADORABLE little upcycled gift boxes to raise money for an African charity, I knew I had to share these with you. The teacher was more than happy for […]

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Paper Plate Crafts – Dream Catchers with Hearts

| August 19, 2014 | 2 Comments
Paper Plate Crafts – Dream Catchers with Hearts

A couple of months ago I donated a copy of my Kids’ Craft Book and a “craft session” to out charity auction at school. Finally, the family that bid for it and ours where all free to get together and get crafty. As the kids were all different ages, I wanted to choose a craft […]

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10 Rainbow Loom Charms

| August 18, 2014 | 2 Comments
10 Rainbow Loom Charms

Oh how the rainbow loom bug has hit home…… we are so into our rainbow looms and rainbow loom bracelets and the kids are constantly making more and more. One thing we have  NOT yet ventured into, is rainbow loom charms/ rainbow loom characters – things you can make to add as key rings or […]

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