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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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Tic Tac Toe – Stone Bees & Ladies Birds

| August 13, 2014 | 0 Comments
Tic Tac Toe – Stone Bees & Ladies Birds

Today, we are sharing another little craft that we made for Poppy Cat and her friends. Poppy Cat loves to head outdoors. How about this craft and activity celebrating one of Poppy Cat’s favourite things to find the garden: Bees and Ladybirds. Then turn them into a game of Noughts & Crosses (Tic Tac Toe) […]

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Easy Salt Dough Keepsakes – Shell Pendant

| August 11, 2014 | 1 Comment
Easy Salt Dough Keepsakes – Shell Pendant

One of Pip Squeak’s favourite things is to collect SHELLS – LOTS of Shells. Every seaside we go to, she immediately sets off on a sea shell hunt – any size, big shells or small shells. Whole shells. Or broken shells. When we come home, she plays with the shells. Sorts them. Stacks them. Puts […]

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Bee Shooter Craft

| August 6, 2014 | 3 Comments
Bee Shooter Craft

Welllll… now here is a cute little craft – thanks to one of the new mums at our school! I had made “shooters” before – and the kids had a great time playing shooter games  with them. Recenly, the lovely Tinkerlab brought her fantastic new book and this contains some adorable Rocket Shooters – that […]

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Upcycled Crocs Boat Craft

| August 4, 2014 | 1 Comment
Upcycled Crocs Boat Craft

Well, I really am lucky, with today’s upcycled crocs craft!  These Croc Boats are so fun and love how well they float. But back to being lucky – I have to confess to having been a little crafty funk recently.. yes, we still make a lot – but a lot of the things we have […]

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Driftwood Crafts – Sail Boats

| July 30, 2014 | 6 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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