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Kids Crafts: Christmas at The Dolls House

| December 14, 2011 | 29 Comments
Kids Crafts: Christmas at The Dolls House

Well…. even the lovely little people in our cardboard box doll’s house need to celebrate Christmas… so today we made some decorations for the doll’s house, that also double up as Christmas Tree ornaments… Perfect for little or big hands. Make them yourself (and let them magically appear over night in the doll’s house or […]

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How To… Make Paper Quilled Daisy Earring (Guest Post)

| September 23, 2011 | 28 Comments
How To… Make Paper Quilled Daisy Earring (Guest Post)

Welcome to this “Paper Quilling How To”, brought to you by the lovely Honey from Honeys Quilling. I first met Honey few months ago when I joined a collaborative ebook prokect – Make It Easy. Honey really has a fabulous passoin for Paper Quilling – a craft that I haven’t had a go since my […]

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How to make… a Six Pointed Snowflake

| September 24, 2010 | 19 Comments
How to make… a Six Pointed Snowflake

Well, how wonderful, yet another chance to bring you those, oh so simple, paper crafts. Today I will show you how to make lovely paper six pointed snowflakes. Unlike the previous crafts, this one does require cutting skills, so you will have to make these yourself or with slightly older children. Snowflakes are such a […]

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How To… make a Newspaper Mâché Bead Necklace

| September 17, 2010 | 18 Comments
How To… make a Newspaper Mâché Bead Necklace

A while back I saw some newspaper mâché beads over at We Are That Family. That got me intrigued and excited! I love beautiful things made out of seemingly worthless materials. A google hit came up with very few tutorials on how to make newspaper mâché beads and then ones I found one, I didn’t […]

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How to… make a "Himmel oder Hölle" Spiel (Paper Fortune Teller or a Paper Puppet)

| September 3, 2010 | 32 Comments
How to… make a "Himmel oder Hölle" Spiel (Paper Fortune Teller or a Paper Puppet)

As you all know, I love simple paper crafts that you can do anywhere with any type of paper. I am also Austrian, so have here a simple paper game that is often played by children in “German speaking countries” – known in Austria and Germany as “Himmel oder Hölle” or in Switzerland as Schnipp […]

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story + Art = great stART – Shapes That Roll & Monster Cards

| July 28, 2010 | 40 Comments
story + Art = great stART – Shapes That Roll & Monster Cards

We recently received our “Shapes That Roll” book. One of the other wonderful mummy blogs reviewed it in one of their stART projects, but I have to confess – I cannot remember quite who it was! Sorry. Would have loved to have linked back to you. Anyway. Shapes That Roll, by Karen Nagel & Steve […]

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Autumn Leaf Marionette Birds

| July 21, 2010 | 49 Comments
Autumn Leaf Marionette Birds

These actually make a great Autumn Craft for Kids, however you can of course make them at any time of year. As we have been getting some hotter days this year, we have made a few trips to the park recently. Whilst there, we played ball, look at the stream and collected some leaves. Now, I know […]

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Great stART: Piep Piep Piep or making watches with toddlers

| July 7, 2010 | 59 Comments
Great stART: Piep Piep Piep or making watches with toddlers

Welcome to another story+ art = great stART (for more on “start projects” visit the original A Mommy’s Adventure). I was fretting a little about this week’s story & craft project, as I have a couple of “complicated ones” up my sleeve, but also want to keep encouraging everyone to have a go. Mess is […]

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story + art = great stART – Strawberries, Bears and Mice!

| June 30, 2010 | 23 Comments
story + art = great stART – Strawberries, Bears and Mice!

Once you have looked at the video below, you will see that we have been working on this post since April! So, the strawberry came first and then the book. With summer upon us, we have all just experienced the wonders of spring.  I wanted to capture some of this for Red Ted, so since […]

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How to.. make a Paper Mâché Piñata Fish!

| June 18, 2010 | 42 Comments
How to.. make a Paper Mâché Piñata Fish!

If you are planning a birthday party this summer or any party with games and want a little wow factor make the kids your very own paper mâché piñata! They are colourful and for the older children fun – an opportunity to let off a little steam. They are easier to make than you think. […]

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How to.. make Paper Photo Frames

| June 4, 2010 | 27 Comments
How to.. make Paper Photo Frames

Paper craft is back (I told you I still had some up my sleeve! Scroll down for links to other paper craft ideas). Today I would like to show you how to make super simple photo frames – one frame, 3 different mini variations. They stand up by themselves, or add a magnet and make […]

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How to… make a Paper Envelope

| May 21, 2010 | 5 Comments
How to… make a Paper Envelope

A simple and quick How To again this week: Paper Craft is back! (I still have a few more up my sleeve). This time I am showing you how to make a lovely paper envelope:  no cutting, no glueing! Great for home made cards (especially if you made on of the the pop art cards […]

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How to.. make a Paper Flower (from newspapers!)

| April 30, 2010 | 27 Comments
How to.. make a Paper Flower (from newspapers!)

Hurray! Guest Post day is here!! Today’s “How to” is brought to you by the lovely Nicole over at “Made by Nicole” – as you know – I love paper craft and I love using recycled materials. Finally, a use for all those “junk mail” newspapers and magazines that come through the door… So…ed Ted How […]

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How to… make a Paper Boat

| April 23, 2010 | 25 Comments
How to… make a Paper Boat

I LOVE paper craft, as you can do it whenever wherever with whatever piece of paper you have! Get the hang of it and you can entertain your kids on a bus, a plane or in the car. Making paper boats is such a wonderful “childhood classic activity”. Make these paper boats out of any […]

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