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Pom Pom Birds / Chicks

| March 24, 2014 | 7 Comments
Pom Pom Birds / Chicks

The kids and I are Pom Pom mad right now… I come down in the mornings and our Pom Pom seem to just multiply of their own accord. We have our new Pom Pom Maker to thank for that. Needless to say, you can make pom poms with two circular peices of card, a fork […]

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How to Finger Knit

| March 19, 2014 | 17 Comments
How to Finger Knit

So… my kids see me knitting and crocheting on a semi regular basis and are soooo keen to learn. Red Ted is 6yrs old and Pip Squeak is 4yrs old. I think Red Ted is JUST old enough to learn how to knit, but Pip Squeak is still a little young. So I thought we […]

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Egg Decorating Ideas: Yoda Easter Egg

| March 17, 2014 | 1 Comment
Egg Decorating Ideas: Yoda Easter Egg

Yep.. first we had Batman and Robin.. then we had a Dalek Egg (for those Dr Who fans out there)… and THEN we had YODA! Yep, non other than Starwars’ favourite character: Yoda! These were all Red Ted’s creations last year.. and he loved every single one of them. We have had some casualities.. as he […]

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The Owl and The Pussycat Craft

| March 12, 2014 | 1 Comment
The Owl and The Pussycat Craft

Making toys out of gloves is a great craft for the beginner sewer. Usually there is no cutting of the glove involved, which means no fraying if things are not sewn as neatly as they could be. Also, you can usually choose to glue on some of the details, making the sewing portion of the […]

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Humpty Dumpty Crafts – Egg Decorating

| March 10, 2014 | 3 Comments
Humpty Dumpty Crafts – Egg Decorating

So… we had some wonderful Fairy Tales and Fairy Tale Crafts recently.. and I thought it would be fun to explore some Nursery Rhymes and crafts to go with them. We already have a popular 5 Little Ducks Went Swimming One Day craft, as well as some little walnut mice, perfect for a Hickory Dickory […]

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Goldilocks and The Three Bears Craft

| March 5, 2014 | 6 Comments
Goldilocks and The Three Bears Craft

Well… we have a bit of a Fairy Tale thing going here in Red Ted HQ at the moment. I think the kids are just at the right age to really enjoy hearing them, repeating them and then expanding on the Fairy Tales. So we are having a Fairy Tale Crafts bonanza! We have already […]

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Quick Toilet Paper Roll Bunnies – East Crafts for Kids

| March 4, 2014 | 9 Comments
Quick Toilet Paper Roll Bunnies – East Crafts for Kids

Here is probably one of my quickest TP Roll Crafts yet (well, this one and our TP Roll Doodle Owl) – both make the most of the toilet paper roll’s natural colour – so there is no painting or decorating required first. Just a snip and glue and a little pen and done: you have […]

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Egg Decorating: Easter Bunny Craft

| March 3, 2014 | 2 Comments
Egg Decorating: Easter Bunny Craft

Soooo… around about this time of year we start “blowing out” all our eggs so that we can decorate and keep them (until they break! Ha!). This year Red Ted (6) managed to blow out his very first egg. He was SO proud of himself!! If you pop over to our “egg blowing” post, there […]

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A Quick Cat in the Hat HAT!

| February 26, 2014 | 1 Comment
A Quick Cat in the Hat HAT!

Here is a quick craft for you – a Mad Hatters Hat or a Cat in the Hat Hat….  we have been waiting to share this easy craft since the Summer. We went to the Wilderness Festival and the lovely people from the Charles Dickens Museum in London, were making these simple paper hats with […]

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Pompom Crafts: Angry Birds

| February 26, 2014 | 4 Comments
Pompom Crafts: Angry Birds

Some of you may know, that we have been having LOTS of fun with our PomPom Maker (aff). I have resisted a pompom maker as an “unnecessary” gadget for ages.. after all 2 strips of card/ circles of card or a fork will do nicely. Yes it will. But I found that the pompom make is […]

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Spring Activities: Cress Heads

| February 25, 2014 | 13 Comments
Spring Activities: Cress Heads

Cress Heads are such a CLASSIC Spring activity for kids – they are quick, easy and so so fun. Oh and they are quite inexpensive too!!! This is something you can do year in year out and kids will never tire of making their own Cress Head characters. In fact… you could have a competition […]

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World Book Day Craft: Easy Bookmarks

| February 19, 2014 | 4 Comments
World Book Day Craft: Easy Bookmarks

We love our books and what better way to celebrate our love for our books with a craft on World Book Day. The kids were keen to make something that related to ALL of their books. Mmmmmh, so I needed something that could easily be repeated for a number of our favourite books, without of […]

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World Book Day: 6 Zoo Books & a TP Roll Craft

| February 19, 2014 | 3 Comments
World Book Day: 6 Zoo Books & a TP Roll Craft

Our love relationship with Toilet Paper Rolls continue. We have always been a fan of TP Rolls and have made many many things from them (check out our whole Loo Roll Category for more!!). They free, versatile and environmentally friendly. And great for kids who like to make more and more and more and more. […]

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Grass Caterpillars

| February 17, 2014 | 16 Comments
Grass Caterpillars

On my Facebook Page, I ask my readers to share their activities with us… Wendy  made these FANTASTIC Grass Caterpillars with her Gardening Group (check out our smaller Grass Heads too). She used the length of the leg of a pair of tights – each leg made three caterpillars… and: “I mixed a handful of […]

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