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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 | 2 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 | 9 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 | 10 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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Easy Pikachu Craft for Pokémon Lovers

| March 4, 2015 | 3 Comments
Easy Pikachu Craft for Pokémon Lovers

So we have been havig a bit of fun with Origami lately… and had a go at some ADORABLE Origami Bunnies – super cute and easy to make. And as we made a rainbow set of them… the yellow paper bunny suddenly started looking a lot like Pikachu from Pokémon!!! So we made another yellow […]

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3D Paper Shamrocks

| February 26, 2015 | 0 Comments
3D Paper Shamrocks

Aaaaah,  I confess, we don’t have many St Patrick’s Day crafts here on Red Ted Art, it isn’t a “big day” here in the Uk, but we do have some Rainbow Crafts dotted around and I do like to pick out some crafts for those of you that DO like to celebrate and decorate for […]

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Paper Fortune Cookies How To

| January 12, 2015 | 1 Comment
Paper Fortune Cookies How To

With Chinese New Year around the corner, we are starting to have a think about different Chinese New Year’s Crafts to do. Without fail, our favourite Chinese New Year’s Craft to date, have been our little Dragon Puppets that come with a handy free printable. In fact, I am going into Pip Squeak class again […]

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Valentine’s Day Cards – Pop-Out Heart Cards

| January 7, 2015 | 1 Comment
Valentine’s Day Cards – Pop-Out Heart Cards

We are already one week into the 31 Days of Love Series in 2015. If you haven’t stopped by before, this series is a series, celebrating all my lovely fellow bloggers from around the world. Each day, one of them will bring you a lovely love craft or activity just for Valentine’s Day. Plenty of […]

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Cork Print Snowman Cards

| December 15, 2014 | 1 Comment
Cork Print Snowman Cards

Here is a quick post for you… as some of you may know, over on instagram, I do an #ArtClubMonday hashtag. Really, it is just a quick snap of a little project we are working on. It is usually open ended and the kids get to take it into whatever direction they want. Also, it […]

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