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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 | 5 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 | 3 Comments
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 | 6 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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Simple TP Roll Snowflakes

| October 6, 2014 | 4 Comments
Simple TP Roll Snowflakes

We have been “eyeing up” these little TP Roll Snowflakes for quite some time.. well do we do love a good ol’ TP Roll craft, don’t?! So it was about time we had a go at these oh so simple TP Roll Snowflakes. You can make them quite big and ornate, if you like, or […]

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Boxtrolls Crafts – Make a Boxtroll Costume

| October 1, 2014 | 7 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 | 3 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 | 2 Comments
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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