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Kids Get Crafty – Dog Loo Roll Marionette (Victor van Krumm)

| November 23, 2011 | 35 Comments
Kids Get Crafty – Dog Loo Roll Marionette (Victor van Krumm)

Welcome back to Kids Get Crafty and our loo roll dog marionette! I actually wrote this post a few weeks ago as Guest Post for Rachel at Sun Scholars! I was very pleased to be asked to stop by and share one of my crafts. I have been regularly visiting Sun Scholars over the past […]

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Kids Get Crafty: Loo Roll Giraffes Revisited

| September 7, 2011 | 10 Comments
Kids Get Crafty: Loo Roll Giraffes Revisited

Hello! Guess what.. yes we are having another break here at Red Ted Art…. but if you are linky “Hungry”, I thought I would put it up for you anyway, as wella s share one of my favourite Red Ted Art crafts to date: our Loo Roll Giraffe Marionettes! We made these well over a […]

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Quick Kids Craft: Birds of Paradise “Guest Vlog”

| August 25, 2011 | 4 Comments
Quick Kids Craft: Birds of Paradise “Guest Vlog”

Gorgeous gorgeous Jay from Mocha Beanie Mummy tweeted me this Vlog earlier today.. And I just have to share it with you – a) because Noah’s and Isaac’s talking paradise birds are just too cute and b) well I am simply thrilled to bits! We even get told by Noah how they made the birds […]

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Kids Crafts: Loo Roll Animal Zoo

| July 6, 2011 | 50 Comments
Kids Crafts: Loo Roll Animal Zoo

Welcome back to Kids Get Crafty! Today, we are using my ever so favourite “household item” for crafting: the humbled loo roll to make a whole Animal Zoo! As you know, I am a fan of loo rolls and have even written a small ebook on. Do go check it out! Today’s craft, was inspired […]

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Kids Get Crafty: Loo Roll Monsters

| May 4, 2011 | 52 Comments
Kids Get Crafty: Loo Roll Monsters

Welcome back to Kids Get Crafty! You know Red Ted HQ and Loo Rolls – we LOVE ‘em! I even had to write a whole ebook about them! The ebook is a great way to support this blog – so if you haven’t got one yet… do go and take a look! In the meantime, […]

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Kids Crafts: Royal Crown Craft

| April 13, 2011 | 40 Comments
Kids Crafts: Royal Crown Craft

Welcome back to Kids Get Crafty!! As the Will & Kate Royal Wedding approaches on the 29th April, I decided to host an “impromptu” mini Royal Get Crafty – a collection of Royal/ Wedding/ British craft ideas to keep people busy during and before the Royal Wedding weekend! I called for submissions by 13th April […]

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Pirates (sneaky photo)

| March 15, 2011 | 29 Comments
Pirates (sneaky photo)

We made Julia Donaldson’s “The Troll” Pirates today. If you want a full post (and how Red Ted helped me) – do let me know!!

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Kids Get Crafty: Castles & Loo Roll Men

| March 2, 2011 | 46 Comments
Kids Get Crafty: Castles & Loo Roll Men

Well… this is my come uppance post: here I am “forcing” Red Ted to craft with me week in and week out and now… he turns around and turns the tables! It all started with his Birthday: he received a Playmobil toy, which came with a Playmobile mini brochure (Aka my magazine). He has since […]

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How to… make Cracking Christmas Crackers (Guest Post)

| November 19, 2010 | 18 Comments
How to… make Cracking Christmas Crackers (Guest Post)

If you haven’t met Chris over at Thinly Spread, it is about time you did! She is a wonderful lady with a busy family of 6 (four children that is…) and she still finds time for plenty of hugs, stories, baking, walking, crafting and of course sharing this through blogging! I am pretty certain many […]

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Kids Get Crafty – Pumpkin Seed Owls

| November 3, 2010 | 37 Comments
Kids Get Crafty – Pumpkin Seed Owls

Hello, welcome back to Kids Get Crafty! With the excitement of Halloween over, it is time to “revisit” the left overs and get crafty: Red Ted and I saved some of our Butternut Squash (or Pumpkin) seeds and made this very quick little owl. Sadly, Red Ted decided that it would be GREAT fun to […]

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Autumn Leaf Marionette Birds

| July 21, 2010 | 47 Comments
Autumn Leaf Marionette Birds

These actually make a great Autumn Craft for Kids, however you can of course make them at any time of year. As we have been getting some hotter days this year, we have made a few trips to the park recently. Whilst there, we played ball, look at the stream and collected some leaves. Now, I know […]

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Great stART: Piep Piep Piep or making watches with toddlers

| July 7, 2010 | 53 Comments
Great stART: Piep Piep Piep or making watches with toddlers

Welcome to another story+ art = great stART (for more on “start projects” visit the original A Mommy’s Adventure). I was fretting a little about this week’s story & craft project, as I have a couple of “complicated ones” up my sleeve, but also want to keep encouraging everyone to have a go. Mess is […]

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story + art = great stART – Giraffe’s can’t dance

| May 26, 2010 | 72 Comments
story + art  = great stART – Giraffe’s can’t dance

This week’s book & craft has been “brewing” for a while…  I am not sure why haven’t done it sooner, maybe I thought Red Ted was still too young. Well, he is in terms of  crafting, but he isn’t in terms of painting, sticking, helping and of course PLAYING! So, we embraced the craft – […]

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Story+ Art = Great stART- Oliver Jeffers – The Way Back Home

| March 31, 2010 | 9 Comments
Story+ Art = Great stART- Oliver Jeffers – The Way Back Home

Finally, our first stART project inspired by Playing By the Book and  A Mommy’s Adventures – who have made some great booky projects! Do take a look, they are fab. We decided to “honour” Oliver Jeffers with our first arty porject and we picked The Way Back Home. It is a lovely quirky book featuring the […]

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