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Origami Cat Finger Puppets/ Pencil Toppers (Back to School)

| August 14, 2015 | 0 Comments
Origami Cat Finger Puppets/ Pencil Toppers (Back to School)

Soooo who is getting ready for Back to School? Are you? And do you like some Back to School Crafts?? Or do you simply love some Stationery Crafts regardless of the time of year?! Well today, I have some SUPER CUTE Pencil Toppers to share with you – they are some Origami Cat Pencil toppers, […]

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Kirigami Heart Corner Bookmarks (Valentine’s)

| August 10, 2015 | 0 Comments
Kirigami Heart Corner Bookmarks (Valentine’s)

Yes, I popped a sneaky Valentine’s in the Title.. simply because, these would indeed be a cute little love note you could leave in someone’s book come Valentine’s Day.. in the meantime, I think these Heart Corner Bookmarks are simply ADORABLE and lovely and something you can learn super quick to make and make just […]

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Origami Paper Bows – GORGEOUS GIFT WRAP IDEA!

| August 4, 2015 | 3 Comments
Origami Paper Bows – GORGEOUS GIFT WRAP IDEA!

Oh how I love love love paper bows! And now that I have finally gotten my YouTube channel *going*, creating a how to make a paper bow video was simply the best way to show you how to make this lovely Kirigami craft. Kirigami is the art of paper folding, where a  little cutting is […]

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Papier Mache Sculptures – Shaun the Sheep

| August 3, 2015 | 0 Comments
Papier Mache Sculptures – Shaun the Sheep

Welcome back to a special Kids Get Arty edition! We haven’t had a Kids Get Arty project in a LOOOONG time.. but today, we are sharing a special project by one of the Dads and his young girls at our school – a Papier Mache Sculpture Project! Normally in kids get arty, we look at […]

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Minion Crafts – Corner Bookmarks

| July 8, 2015 | 3 Comments
Minion Crafts – Corner Bookmarks

Minion fever is hitting Red Ted HQ. Have you seen the new Minion Movie yet? Did you like it? Either way, we (!) love these yellow little guys. They are just such a giggle and the simplicity of the characters make it a really great craft subject for the kids too. So today, we decided […]

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Easy Origami Swan – a great intro to Origami

| June 29, 2015 | 0 Comments
Easy Origami Swan – a great intro to Origami

Welcome back to another day of PAPER CRAFTS!! We have a whole set of EASY ORIGAMI patterns for you to try out either for yourself or the kids – a great way to give origami a go and discover that it isn’t as hard as it looks! Today we have this wonderful and of course […]

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Stacking Origami Gift Boxes – Cute Cats

| June 19, 2015 | 2 Comments
Stacking Origami Gift Boxes – Cute Cats

Today we have a super cute guest post (or guest vlog, depending on how you see it) from Jenny Chan over at Origami Tree. Jenny is a passionate paper and Origami crafter and has a wonderful youtube channel with lots of classic and brand new Origami Patterns. Today, she is sharing with us these super […]

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Monster Corner Bookmarks (and Owls!)

| June 5, 2015 | 4 Comments
Monster Corner Bookmarks (and Owls!)

With Father’s Day coming up, we thought these fun monster bookmarks would go down well.. the best thing is – you can make any design you want.. it doesn’t have to be a Monster Corner Bookmark, but you could make an Alien, an Owl a penguin and bear… and lots lots more.. the the imagination […]

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Easy Origami Cats – Paper Crafts for Kids

| May 25, 2015 | 0 Comments
Easy Origami Cats – Paper Crafts for Kids

Aaaah yes.. here we are again MORE Origami for Kids.. more EASY Origami for Kids.. as my kids hit 5 and 7yrs old, I find that they can do more and more origami type projects. And we particularly love the “easy and simple” origami patterns, that only need a few steps to complete – much […]

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How To Make an Origami Budgie

| May 6, 2015 | 5 Comments
How To Make an Origami Budgie

You may have noticed our recent love for paper crafts – or more specifically Origami for kids. My kids are now 7yrs and 5yrs old and it is a great age to start introducing them to paper folding techniques and simple Origami crafts. To date, I have found my kids enthusiasm hit and miss – […]

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How to Make a Magic Wallet

| May 5, 2015 | 11 Comments
How to Make a Magic Wallet

We love a bit of magic in our house. Red Ted aged 7, is just at the age, where is loving having a go at Magic Tricks himself and showing off his magicians skills to family. And then of course, magic is even MORE FUN when you can make it yourself. So this on is […]

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Bubble Wrap Crafts – Rainy Cloud

| April 27, 2015 | 4 Comments
Bubble Wrap Crafts – Rainy Cloud

A few weeks ago, we were having exploring with Bubble Wrap Printing. It was something that we hadn’t done in aaages and the kids really enjoyed the process of painting and seeing all those little bubbles “emerge”.. lots of printing was done (and now we have lots of “wrapping paper all readily made”). We also […]

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Kids Crafts 101 – 14 Gorgeous Kids Craft Ideas for Any Time Any Day!

| April 20, 2015 | 11 Comments
Kids Crafts 101 – 14 Gorgeous Kids Craft Ideas for Any Time Any Day!

Welcome! Today we kick off a very special two weeks of crafty fun for you, our Kids Crafts 101. I got together with a total of 14 WONDERFUL Crafty Bloggers from around the world, to bring you daily crafty inspiration – the brief for our ideas was simple: make it fun, make it for kids […]

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How to Make an Origami Butterfly (simple)

| March 19, 2015 | 5 Comments
How to Make an Origami Butterfly (simple)

It is wonderful to see my kids get into some basic Origami paper folding crafts – they are now 5yrs and 7yrs and just about able to manage. Interestingly, they do well on these paper crafts for different reasons and depending on the item we are making. My son LOVES making Paper Boats and my […]

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