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Paper Plate Weaving How To

| April 16, 2014 | 20 Comments
Paper Plate Weaving How To

I have to confess, that there are not “many paper plate crafts” on Red Ted Art yet. I am not sure why, but paper plates are not something we have in our house. But it was it was time to change that……… especially as it is such a fun material to work with. The first […]

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Food Dye Coloured Easter Eggs

| April 15, 2014 | 11 Comments
Food Dye Coloured Easter Eggs

The lovely people from 3M recently challenged me to come up with some fun crafts using Scotch Magic Tape and it’s special properties. Scotch Magic Tape is a  wonderful tape – that is instantly repositionable, has a great matt finish that you can write on with a pencil or pen, won’t yellow or go brittle […]

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Paper Plate Nest – Crafts for Preschoolers

| April 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
Paper Plate Nest – Crafts for Preschoolers

You may have noticed that we are having a little Paper Plate Crafts session in our house. Basically, we had a stack left over and need to get crafty with them. As we are still in Easter and Spring Crafts mode, we thought a cute little Paper Plate Nest craft would be in order. It […]

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Gifts that Kids Can Make: Notebook Decoupage

| April 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
Gifts that Kids Can Make: Notebook Decoupage

We are always looking for gifts that kids can make – so that the children can give personalised gifts to grandparents, uncles, aunties and friends… I have to warn you though… with my 4 and 6 year old, that usually means we need to make twice as many gifts as needed, so that they can […]

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Gifts Kids Can Make: Button Bracelets

| April 9, 2014 | 3 Comments
Gifts Kids Can Make: Button Bracelets

Our fascination with Buttons continue… I am determined to actually use the buttons we have. Making button bracelets is a great “classic” button craft and also works well as Gifts Kids Can Make for Mother’s Day or for a friend. They are really easy to make and fun. You can make your button bracelets all […]

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Button Crafts: Button Art & Button Cards!

| April 2, 2014 | 3 Comments
Button Crafts: Button Art & Button Cards!

I love buttons! Buttons are just so tactile and irrestsitble and fun. I can sort through a tin of buttons for hours… We had a mixed back of self adhesive “craft” buttons, that I thought would be just perfect for the kids to get arty with. So I got them sheets of paper, some pens […]

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Glitter Egg Diorama

| April 1, 2014 | 6 Comments
Glitter Egg Diorama

So, it is time for some egg decorating ideas in our house. A while back, this adorable little Glitter Egg Chick from Willow Day caught my eye, and I knew that with my glitter obsessed children, we had to have a go at these adorable little Glitter Egg Dioramas. I encouraged the kids to come […]

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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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