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Shell Crafts – Crab Fridge Magnets

| August 31, 2015 | 0 Comments
Shell Crafts – Crab Fridge Magnets

Today’s Shell Craft – these darling little Crab Fridge Magnets, are an excerpt from my book Red Ted Art, Cute & Easy Crafts for Kids (US, UK). We love shell crafts – especially as we usually associate a lovely Family Day out with it. Crafting memories with our beach find! These shells make perfect little Crab Fridge […]

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Conkers Crafts (aka Buckeye Crafts or Horse Chestnuts!)

| August 17, 2015 | 2 Comments
Conkers Crafts (aka Buckeye Crafts or Horse Chestnuts!)

Oooh this post has been a LONG TIME in the making – 5 years to be exact. Today is all about CONKERS (also known as Buckeye or Chestnuts and for me the German Kastanien). Crafting with Chestnuts/ Conkers (I am going to be so undecided as to which term to use throughout, so bear with […]

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Origami Cat Finger Puppets/ Pencil Toppers (Back to School)

| August 14, 2015 | 0 Comments
Origami Cat Finger Puppets/ Pencil Toppers (Back to School)

Soooo who is getting ready for Back to School? Are you? And do you like some Back to School Crafts?? Or do you simply love some Stationery Crafts regardless of the time of year?! Well today, I have some SUPER CUTE Pencil Toppers to share with you – they are some Origami Cat Pencil toppers, […]

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Kirigami Heart Corner Bookmarks (Valentine’s)

| August 10, 2015 | 0 Comments
Kirigami Heart Corner Bookmarks (Valentine’s)

Yes, I popped a sneaky Valentine’s in the Title.. simply because, these would indeed be a cute little love note you could leave in someone’s book come Valentine’s Day.. in the meantime, I think these Heart Corner Bookmarks are simply ADORABLE and lovely and something you can learn super quick to make and make just […]

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Nature Crafts – Beach Drift Wood & Broken Shell Rattles

| August 7, 2015 | 4 Comments
Nature Crafts – Beach Drift Wood & Broken Shell Rattles

It is time for NATURE CRAFTS!! As you may (or may not) know, my two most favourite craft mateirals, are RECYCLABLES (such as TP Rolls) and Nature Finds. I love recycled crafts, as I love to “waste not want not” – i.e. make the most of the things we have around us. I love teaching […]

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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 | 1 Comment
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 | 3 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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