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Kids Art Plates – Gifts Kids Can Make

| November 26, 2014 | 2 Comments
Kids Art Plates – Gifts Kids Can Make

So.. you know me, I LOVE thrifty, economical, recycled crafts – I like crafts that you can more or less do easily at home – using cereal boxes or TP Rolls… or crafts that use things you have collected on a walk to the park… but every so often, I can’t resist a “non thrifty […]

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Easy Bird Feeders – Cheerio Bird Feeders!

| November 23, 2014 | 1 Comment
Easy Bird Feeders – Cheerio Bird Feeders!

As Winter is drawing nearer, the leaves fall from the tree and the colder weather draws in, we turn some of our attention to the wildlife around us – in particularly our feather friends. Making bird feeders in Winter (or any time of year actually), is a fun and simple activity to do with Kids. […]

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Reindeer Ornaments – Cork Crafts

| November 21, 2014 | 1 Comment
Reindeer Ornaments – Cork Crafts

Sooo, yesterday, I was supposed to be working.. you know, do the boring stuff, like a bit of admin, sorting my finances, tidying… and then I got distracted.. by some Champagne corks sitting next to my desk. And as I was thinking about, doing the paperwork, I saw a little red pom pom and oh […]

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Cork Crafts – Snowman Ornaments

| November 17, 2014 | 2 Comments
Cork Crafts – Snowman Ornaments

Tra-la-la-la-la… oh how I love Christmas! And all that Christmas brings. One of our favourite crafty activities at this time of year (as you may well know already!!!) is making Christmas Tree ornaments. I don’t know WHY I love homemade Christmas decorations so much, but I do. Maybe because they tend to be small and […]

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Matchbox Crafts: Camera Art Set

| November 12, 2014 | 3 Comments
Matchbox Crafts: Camera Art Set

I have been DYING to share this little matchbox craft since the SUMMER holidays with you. Red Ted and I made them one afternoon whilst his sister was out visiting friend. Firstly, I love ANYTHING involving matchboxes (I think I may have some happy “dinky” childhood memories of crafting with them – check out our […]

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Easy Kids’ Ornament – Hama Bead Star

| November 5, 2014 | 0 Comments
Easy Kids’ Ornament – Hama Bead Star

My kids are NUTS about Hama Beads (also known as Melty Beads or Perler Beads) and they can sit there for hours “beading away”. Yes, good for me, as I get some peace and quiet for more blog writing (hehehe). The downside of course is that we have LOTS of Hama Bead creations everywhere. So.. […]

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Stained Glass Cookie Recipe

| October 29, 2014 | 0 Comments
Stained Glass Cookie Recipe

Earlier in the year, we tried our hands over at Life at The Zoo at Stained Glass Cookies – made Heart shaped ones, which of course would be perfect for Christmas too… but today we made some Star Cookie Ornaments. Clearly, the kids ADORED these cookies (well, as sweetie and a cookie one? Who wouldn’t?!) […]

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30+ Salt Dough Crafts for Kids

| October 27, 2014 | 3 Comments
30+ Salt Dough Crafts for Kids

We have a long standing “love affair” with salt dough, it is something that we come back to over and over again. Many of our salt dough crafts we don’t even “bother” sharing with you here, as they are variations on the same theme or the children simply modeling, exploring and having fun with salt […]

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Gifts Kids Can Make: Kid Art Lamps

| October 27, 2014 | 1 Comment
Gifts Kids Can Make: Kid Art Lamps

Oh I am so excited to share today’s craft with you!!! It is an idea I spotted in shop for purchase.. and I thought would be fun to recreate in a child friendly way – turning a wineglass into a DIY lamp. The shop one was “all finished” and featured Queen Victoria, but I was […]

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Mini Ghost Pinatas – 5min Paper Cup Craft for Halloween

| October 24, 2014 | 2 Comments
Mini Ghost Pinatas – 5min Paper Cup Craft for Halloween

Welcome back to this special edition of Poppy Cat HALLOWEEN. Oh yes, Halloween can be a little spooky this time of year, but Poppy Cat and her friends know how to the take the spook out of Halloween and make it fun instead. Halloween is an opportunity to play lots of fun games and get dressed […]

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Halloween Crafts: TP Roll Treat Buckets

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
Halloween Crafts: TP Roll Treat Buckets

A quick note to say that we have been having some MONSTER FUN with TP Rolls again this week. This time we have been making little Halloween Treat Buckets – we have made Monsters, Jack O’Lanterns and little Ghosts. So cute! And who would haev thought that this Halloween Craft is made from TP Rolls. […]

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Pine Cone Crafts – Snowy Owls

| October 16, 2014 | 2 Comments
Pine Cone Crafts – Snowy Owls

Soooo you know that we adore pine cone crafts, right? And that we have rather a thing about OWLS? Well…. we have made pine cone owls before (which look lovely as little Christmas Tree Decorations). Now Pip Squeak has started school (she is in Reception), her teacher asked if I could come in and craft […]

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TP Roll Gift Box Ideas

| October 11, 2014 | 2 Comments
TP Roll Gift Box Ideas

Soooo, yes, we do have little spurts of activity and craftiness.. and often one theme sparks another.. you may have noticed a few TP Roll Crafts popping up on Red Ted Art these last few days.. well, if you know us, you know how much we LOVE craft with Loo Rolls! So much so, we […]

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12 TP Roll Crafts for Christmas

| October 8, 2014 | 3 Comments
12 TP Roll Crafts for Christmas

Ooooh I am soooooo excited about this post!  Here you have two of my very favourite things!!!! TOILET ROLLS and CHRISTMAS!!! Whoop whoop. I love TP Rolls, as they are FREE, everyone has them and they are incredibly and surprisingly versatile… TP Rolls ROCK…. and then we have Christmas. Oh how I love Christmas and […]

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