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Chinese New Year Crafts: Mini Lanterns (from TP Rolls!)

| December 19, 2012 | 2 Comments
Chinese New Year Crafts: Mini Lanterns (from TP Rolls!)

Let’s celebrate Chinese New Year with this some Chinese New Year Crafts ! Every year the Chinese New Year will be on a different date, but it is usually late January to mid February. And I thought it would be nice to share another TP Roll craft… one that we made ages ago, but never shared […]

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Chinese New Year Craft: Red Snake

| December 17, 2012 | 14 Comments
Chinese New Year Craft: Red Snake

Looking for things to make for Chinese New Year? Well we haven’t shared a Toilet Paper roll craft in aaaages and yet I “hail myself the TP Roll Crafts queen”. Tut tut. So here is a little blast from the past – Red Ted maybe 2.5yrs ago! Wow, he is so little. We are making a […]

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Kids Crafts – Paper Roll Mermaids

| August 29, 2012 | 25 Comments
Kids Crafts – Paper Roll Mermaids

Well… I know we made a TP Roll Desk Tidy last week, but I still somehow felt that I had been neglecting our love for TP Rolls. Afterall, TP Rolls are one of Red Ted Art’s “signature” crafts!!! So, Red Ted and I thought we would have another go at “something”. I saw some pretty […]

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Kids Crafts: Castle Desk Tidy

| August 20, 2012 | 39 Comments
Kids Crafts: Castle Desk Tidy

Welcome back to this week’s Kids Crafty (a couple of days early)! If you know our house, you will know that we have pots of pencils and pens and crayons and scissors and all sorts floating around all the time. Tidy it is not. And if we need to clear a surface we need move […]

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Cardboard Tube Crafts – Easy, Fun, Cheap. Perfect!

| April 20, 2012 | 32 Comments
Cardboard Tube Crafts – Easy, Fun, Cheap. Perfect!

As some of you know, I love love love crafting with cardboard tubes – also known as “loo rolls” here in the UK! It is one of those materials that “everyone has”, is free and is there in abundance. So I thought I would do a quick round up of Loo Roll crafts you can […]

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Quick Craft Post: More Cardboard Tube People – Pirates, Grannies & Robbers

| March 25, 2012 | 9 Comments
Quick Craft Post: More Cardboard Tube People – Pirates, Grannies & Robbers

Well.. I made this Granny Robber for the kids to play with aaaaages ago, there was also a heroic boy and girl and a cat. They have all been played with. And the boy and girl have turned into pirates (don’t ask) and ran away with Captain Jack Sparrow. The cat lost and eye an […]

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Quick Craft Post: Loo Roll Guess Who!

| March 10, 2012 | 17 Comments
Quick Craft Post: Loo Roll Guess Who!

After the, ahem, success of the last “Loo Roll Guess Who”, I have another celebrity for you. This time an American friend. Can you Guess Who this cardboard tube celebrity is?  

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Quick Craft Post: Loo Roll Guess Who!

| February 13, 2012 | 23 Comments
Quick Craft Post: Loo Roll Guess Who!

Just a silly little game for you – can you guess who this is???? A little hint: A well known UK celebrity…. Like this game? Let me know and I will do some more cardboard tube celebrities for you! PS I shan’t comment on the guesses until later in the week.. I may just spoil […]

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Kids Craft: Cardboard Tube Robot

| January 25, 2012 | 31 Comments
Kids Craft: Cardboard Tube Robot

Welcome back to Kids Crafts and this week’s cardboard tube robot!! I am a huge huge HUGE fan of cardboard tubes.. mainly because we have them in abundance in our house (*cough* I blame the Englishman). We actually made this robot last year and it forms part of my Time On Your Hands ebook. But […]

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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 | 53 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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