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Papier Mache Sculptures – Shaun the Sheep

| August 3, 2015 | 0 Comments
Papier Mache Sculptures – Shaun the Sheep

Welcome back to a special Kids Get Arty edition! We haven’t had a Kids Get Arty project in a LOOOONG time.. but today, we are sharing a special project by one of the Dads and his young girls at our school – a Papier Mache Sculpture Project! Normally in kids get arty, we look at […]

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Paper Plate Chick & Bunny Purse

| July 30, 2015 | 0 Comments
Paper Plate Chick & Bunny Purse

We love crafting with Paper Plates – it took us a while to “get use” to them.. but once you have started crafting with them, like with TP Rolls, you will never look back and more and more and more Paper Plate crafts idea will head your way. Today, we share two ADORABLE Paper Plate […]

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Paracord Crafts – Dragonfly

| July 14, 2015 | 0 Comments
Paracord Crafts – Dragonfly

Our new found love for Paracords continue and we try out lots of different paracord crafts with the kids. Paracord crafts essential are a “cooler” version of Macrame, using parachute cords (aka paracords) instead of Macrame string. The first we crafts we have made, actually all use the same easy knot – the cobra knot […]

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TP Roll Cat Gift Boxes

| July 13, 2015 | 0 Comments
TP Roll Cat Gift Boxes

Our love affair with TP Rolls continues. Tp rolls are simply the best craft materials – especially when working with kids, but I think that these cute little kittens are adorable enough for anyone.. and the best think about these TP Roll Cats, is that they double up as GIFT BOXES too! Yes, how CUTE […]

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Minion Crafts – Corner Bookmarks

| July 8, 2015 | 0 Comments
Minion Crafts – Corner Bookmarks

Minion fever is hitting Red Ted HQ. Have you seen the new Minion Movie yet? Did you like it? Either way, we (!) love these yellow little guys. They are just such a giggle and the simplicity of the characters make it a really great craft subject for the kids too. So today, we decided […]

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2 Finger Finger Knitting

| July 8, 2015 | 2 Comments
2 Finger Finger Knitting

Last summer my kids learnt how to finger knit! Yay. It tooks a while and a few sessions (a couple of month apart) and then suddenly it clicked and they were away. Then I remembered that you can actually finger knit using only 2 fingers (doh!!). How silly of me. Of course.. though the resulting […]

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Bottle Top Castanets

| July 6, 2015 | 1 Comment
Bottle Top Castanets

Oh these cute little click clack toys or Bottle Top Castanets have been on my to do list simply forever. I first spotted this fabulous little idea many moons ago, when I did a 15 Musical Crafts round up. El Hada de Papel made a cute set, and we so wanted to have a go! […]

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Cactus Crafts – Hama Bead Jewellry

| July 2, 2015 | 0 Comments
Cactus Crafts – Hama Bead Jewellry

It is that time of year….. the weather is hotting up and we are thinking about Summer themed crafts. There are so many things that say SUMMER to us – from boats, to shells, to flying kites and sunflowers…. and one such thing is our prickly friend the cactus. I personally have a “bit of […]

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8 Free Bug Colouring Pages, perfect for Preschoolers

| July 1, 2015 | 2 Comments
8 Free Bug Colouring Pages, perfect for Preschoolers

Welcome back! Our Summer of Free Colouring Pages CONTINUES! Would love to hear what you think of the colouring pages to date and whether you would like to continue seeing more here on Red Ted Art! I hope that the colouring pages are proving to be a helpful resource for you. Today, we have some […]

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Easy Origami Swan – a great intro to Origami

| June 29, 2015 | 0 Comments
Easy Origami Swan – a great intro to Origami

Welcome back to another day of PAPER CRAFTS!! We have a whole set of EASY ORIGAMI patterns for you to try out either for yourself or the kids – a great way to give origami a go and discover that it isn’t as hard as it looks! Today we have this wonderful and of course […]

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Easy Macrame Dolls (using Paracords)

| June 23, 2015 | 3 Comments
Easy Macrame Dolls (using Paracords)

Sooo I did warn you that we would be having fun with Paracords this Summer!! Here is another little paracord craft – actually it is a macrame craft – but it works perfectly for left over bits and pieces of paracord – little Dollies! We love turning these paracord dolls into Keychains and Zipper Pulls […]

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Paper Chromatography Flowers

| June 22, 2015 | 5 Comments
Paper Chromatography Flowers

Today, I welcome the lovely people behind Whizz Pop Bang – a new and cool Kids’ Science Magazine. They share with us this great Science come Art activity — Chromatography Flowers. Whizz Pop Bang is has a kick starter fund raising campaign (only 11 days left), so if you want to be part of something exciting and […]

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Stacking Origami Gift Boxes – Cute Cats

| June 19, 2015 | 2 Comments
Stacking Origami Gift Boxes – Cute Cats

Today we have a super cute guest post (or guest vlog, depending on how you see it) from Jenny Chan over at Origami Tree. Jenny is a passionate paper and Origami crafter and has a wonderful youtube channel with lots of classic and brand new Origami Patterns. Today, she is sharing with us these super […]

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How to make Paracord Bracelets (with no Buckle and adjustable strap)

| June 16, 2015 | 10 Comments
How to make Paracord Bracelets (with no Buckle and adjustable strap)

Last year it was all about Rainbow Loom Bands (in fact, my kids still love loom bands and they do get carted out regularly..), but THIS year.. we have discovered PARACORDS! Paracords are those strong, colourful, thick cords, associated with outdoor types, you will find sailors using or climbers, the military… etc. Originally they were designed […]

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