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Paper Plate Crafts

| April 16, 2014 | 2 Comments
Paper Plate Crafts

If you are a regular reader of Red Ted Art, you will have spotted some Paper Plate crafty explosion recently.. we have been making Paper Plate Spring Nests and have been doing some Paper Plate weaving, as well as making little Easter Baskets/ “handbags” (though these are ostentatiously for Easter, they actually work really well as […]

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World Book Day Craft: Easy Bookmarks

| February 19, 2014 | 4 Comments
World Book Day Craft: Easy Bookmarks

We love our books and what better way to celebrate our love for our books with a craft on World Book Day. The kids were keen to make something that related to ALL of their books. Mmmmmh, so I needed something that could easily be repeated for a number of our favourite books, without of […]

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Fairy Tale Crafts: 3 Little Pigs

| February 5, 2014 | 21 Comments
Fairy Tale Crafts: 3 Little Pigs

Just as I decide to focus a little more on fairy tales and nusery rhymes and look at what fun Fairy Tale Crafts we can do, Red Ted comes home from school telling me that they are “doing fairy tales”. Perfect timing then! Crafts for Fairy Tales are a great way of bringing the story […]

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Valentine’s Decorations: Paper Hearts

| January 21, 2014 | 11 Comments
Valentine’s Decorations: Paper Hearts

Ali from Kids Chaos shares a paper heart video with us today as the  31 Days of Love series continues – they make lovel Valentine’s Day Decorations. Check out previous posts, such as Valentine’s Cards , Valentines Gifts that Kids can Make and Valentines Treats! These simple paper hearts look WONDERFUL as Rainbow Heart Garlands too.. make them individually or as […]

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Paper Angel Printable

| December 12, 2013 | 1 Comment
Paper Angel Printable

We love the simple crafts too. As you know, we made a Loo Roll Angel earlier in the week – that was a “bigger undertaking”, but we also like keeping it simple at this time of year – that is where this Paper Angel Printable and our Christmas Photo Booth printables come in handy! Paper […]

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Origami ideas for kids

| November 21, 2013 | 0 Comments
Origami ideas for kids

If you’re looking for a different craft to introduce to your little ones, origami is a great option. You don’t need much equipment, it makes little in the way of mess and the skill levels differ greatly so you can find something fun for a child of any age to make. Plus, it’s something they’re […]

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Unicorn Hobby Horse Craft

| November 13, 2013 | 20 Comments
Unicorn Hobby Horse Craft

I was deliberating and deliberating and deliberating what our best Unicorn Party Craft would be – after all the kids are all of Preschool age and between 3yrs and 4yrs old. We were definitely going to do some unicorn cookie decorating, but I wanted something else too. And up popped Emilia Keriene in my “Ping […]

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Chinese New Year Crafts: Lantern Fairy Lights

| December 18, 2012 | 10 Comments
Chinese New Year Crafts: Lantern Fairy Lights

Here is another one of the classic Chinese New Year crafts for kids – lanterns made from a sheet of paper (and in this case a glass and a candle or set of fairy lights! Your choice).  Have distinct memories of making these for Fasching in primary school, but of course they are also a […]

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Kids Crafts: Paper Mache Dino Bank

| September 19, 2012 | 28 Comments
Kids Crafts: Paper Mache Dino Bank

I decided to quickly take advantage of the remaining days of holiday to make some Paper Mache Piggy Banks with the kids! They have recently really gotten into their ceramic piggy banks (don’t ask) and are forever playing with them. I thought a paper mache version maybe safer and less likely to break. With paper […]

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Kids Crafts: Pine Cone People & Paper Crafts

| June 13, 2012 | 14 Comments
Kids Crafts: Pine Cone People & Paper Crafts

As you may know, we were on holiday recently. We visited some family in the South of France. They surprised us with a big box of crafty goodies – as the first 2-3 days were rather rainy… so our 2 week holiday.. ended up rather more crafty than expected. I thought I would share what […]

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Kids Crafts: Butterfly Mobile

| June 6, 2012 | 23 Comments
Kids Crafts: Butterfly Mobile

As some of you may know, we have been watching caterpillars grow and transform into butterflies these past few weeks! Well, watching them grow and transform has been an exciting journey – culminating in us actually seeing one butterfly hatch. It was truly amazing and wonderful. I have photos to share for you, but they […]

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4th of July: Papercup & Ball Game

| May 23, 2012 | 8 Comments
4th of July: Papercup & Ball Game

Welcome back to this week’s kid crafts and I have a classic kids crafts for you today – our paper cup and ball game – it is a great introduction to Origami or paper folding activities for young children. I did this post for Pre K and K Sharing and you can see all the photos […]

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Kids Crafts: Solar System

| April 25, 2012 | 45 Comments
Kids Crafts: Solar System

Welcome back to this week’s Kids Crafts – our very own paper mache Solar System – ok, so it is “only” the sun, the earth and the moon, but it is a start and something to add to over time. We actually made it , mainly because the lovely people from Cubbykit sent it to […]

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Kids Crafts: Making Mini Books & Garden Journals

| March 21, 2012 | 30 Comments
Kids Crafts: Making Mini Books & Garden Journals

Welcome to this week’s kids’s craft – Making Mini Books, which we turned into our Kids’ Garden Journal! First we dif some gardening and then we made some mini books out ONE sheet of paper (very cool and very exciting). This mini book will become the children’s “Garden Journal” (or simply use it as a […]

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