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Paper Chromatography Flowers

| June 22, 2015 | 5 Comments
Paper Chromatography Flowers

Today, I welcome the lovely people behind Whizz Pop Bang – a new and cool Kids’ Science Magazine. They share with us this great Science come Art activity — Chromatography Flowers. Whizz Pop Bang is has a kick starter fund raising campaign (only 11 days left), so if you want to be part of something exciting and […]

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Milk Carton Woven Basket Craft

| March 16, 2015 | 4 Comments
Milk Carton Woven Basket Craft

Today, we would like to show you how easy and simple it is to turn a plastic milk jug (or juice carton) into a cute little woven basket craft.. This little upcycled basket is perfect to fill with goodies on Mother’s Day or to let the kids use as an Easter Basket.. or make it […]

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Duct Tape Rose Pens – How To

| February 3, 2015 | 2 Comments
Duct Tape Rose Pens – How To

Here is a little craft, that I have been meaning to share with you for aaaaaages. We were given some little Duct Tape rose pens by the peeps at Hobbycraft and I knew I had to make some more. Love using any “old pens” that are lying around and tarting them in relative minutes and […]

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Thumbprint Heart Jewelry Dish – Gifts Kids Can Make

| January 16, 2015 | 1 Comment
Thumbprint Heart Jewelry Dish – Gifts Kids Can Make

Our 31 Days of Love series continues. Today we share a lovely little Fingerprint Craft from Stephanie at Modern Parents Messy Kids. This is a wonderful keepsake craft, that doubles up nicely as a Valentine’s Day gift or Mother’s Day gift. So be inspired and make it for Mum’s birthday or for another special day. […]

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Kids Art Plates – Gifts Kids Can Make

| November 26, 2014 | 2 Comments
Kids Art Plates – Gifts Kids Can Make

So.. you know me, I LOVE thrifty, economical, recycled crafts – I like crafts that you can more or less do easily at home – using cereal boxes or TP Rolls… or crafts that use things you have collected on a walk to the park… but every so often, I can’t resist a “non thrifty […]

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Gifts Kids Can Make: Hama Bead Keyring Owls

| July 2, 2014 | 8 Comments
Gifts Kids Can Make: Hama Bead Keyring Owls

So, we are coming to the end of our school year and I wanted Red Ted to make some small gifts for some of his “extra curricular” teachers. He has some lovely teachers, doing extra classes such as a writing workshop and “multi sports” with him and he loves the classes sooooo much. I thought […]

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Gifts Kids Can Make: Jar Lid Picture Frames

| May 9, 2014
Gifts Kids Can Make: Jar Lid Picture Frames

Our mini Guest Post series continues…. celebrating the  UK Blogging Awards time –  “BiBs” , I am taking the opportunity to show case some of my fellow nominees! As it is now time to vote for your favourite crafty (Brit) blog…  This year, I am in crafts and outstanding categories (thank you for those of you who […]

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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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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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Tissue Paper Flower Lollipops

| January 28, 2014 | 12 Comments
Tissue Paper Flower Lollipops

If you are looking for some flower craft ideas, you may like these super simple but pretty tissue paper flower lollipops.  I recycled old tissue paper from a REAL bunch of flowers I got to make these adorable roses crafts. So easy to make and would be a great little gift to a friend, a […]

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Gifts Kids Can Make: DIY Bath Salts

| January 22, 2014 | 1 Comment
Gifts Kids Can Make: DIY Bath Salts

The the gingerbread house shares with us a great DIY Valentines Gifts today – bath salts! This would also work nicely as a Mother’s Day Gift! Check out the rest of our 31 Days of Love series with lots of Valentine’s Cards and Valentines Treats! My children love to be creative but just occasionally I like to make something a little more grown up […]

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Valentine’s Treat: Heart Cookies

| January 16, 2014 | 2 Comments
Valentine’s Treat: Heart Cookies

This is Valentines Treat week on the 31 Days of Love  and we have Otilia from Romanian Mum Blog sharing her delicious heart cookies with you. Wrapped up, they make a great Valentines Gifts that Kids can Make too!  Good day everybody! I am very excited to be guest posting here at Red Ted Art! My name is Otilia and […]

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Valentine’s Treats – No Bake Cookie Pops

| January 14, 2014 | 2 Comments
Valentine’s Treats – No Bake Cookie Pops

  Welcome back to 31 Days of Love – a series of “lovely” crafts, bakes and activities to do with kids this Valentine’s Day. We have had Valentine’s Cards and Valentines Gifts that Kids can Make now we are moving on Valentines Treat with Lorie from Reading Confetti and these fabulous no bake Cookie Pop Bouquet! Hello! I’m Lorie from Reading Confetti […]

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Valentine’s Gift: Easy DIY Soap

| January 13, 2014 | 6 Comments
Valentine’s Gift: Easy DIY Soap

The 31 Days of Love series rolls on. Today, Cat from Yellow Days shares a lovely Valentines Gifts would be a great idea for Mother’s Day too!! I’ve always liked the idea of soap making but was put off by all of the nasty chemicals involved. It just sounded a bit dangerous. Recently though I’ve come across a simpler and […]

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