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How to Make a Taggie Blanket – Easy Sewing Project

| April 15, 2015 | 0 Comments
How to Make a Taggie Blanket – Easy Sewing Project

Aaaah though my kids are now 7yrs and 5yrs… and many of our friends have “done” the baby “thing”, there is a new wave of babies around us… so lovely indeed. And as with previous friend’s babies, I LOVE to make my own baby gifts. In the past, I used to knit an adorable little […]

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Easy (Pirate) Cork Boats

| April 14, 2015 | 0 Comments
Easy (Pirate) Cork Boats

Here is a super cute and quick little craft fr you  – cork and rubber band boats. These are ridiculously easy and quick to do and yet are so cute and fun AND really float well. Once you start making these easy cork boats, you will soon find yourself with a whole regatta of them!!!! […]

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DIY Foldable Take Along Train Set

| April 13, 2015 | 0 Comments
DIY Foldable Take Along Train Set

Oh my oh my oh my! How I love it when we make something… and then one of my lovely readers sends me AMAZING photos of their version of our craft.. today we have a Fold Away Take Along Train Track Book by Adriana G! Yep, a bit of a mouthful, but you need it […]

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Egg Carton Easter Bunny

| April 1, 2015 | 1 Comment
Egg Carton Easter Bunny

Time for some more Easter Crafts for kids and all ages!! Today we have some more Egg Carton crafts for you – some adorable little Egg Carton Bunnies. I totally love that THIS Easter Bunny Craft, comes complete with “bunny basket” to carry around all those Easter Eggs the Easter Bunny has to hand out!!! […]

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Bottle Top Bugs & Mini Beasts

| March 23, 2015 | 1 Comment
Bottle Top Bugs & Mini Beasts

My kids have always enjoyed Junk Modelling. Pip Squeak’s junk modelling tends to consist of tp rolls, cardboard boxes and LOTS of tape. Red Ted, now 7, is gradually moving on and looking for “cooler things” to craft (I say GRADUALLY, as we have plenty of back to basic days too). A session of Bottle […]

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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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Bubble Wrap Painting – Puffy Sheep Mobile

| March 10, 2015 | 4 Comments
Bubble Wrap Painting – Puffy Sheep Mobile

Today is all about getting painting. My kids love to paint and we regularly get the watercolours out and they just have a go.. but every so often it is fun to do something different.. possibly a little messier? or quirkier? And today is all about bubble wrap painting and printing.. to be honest, bubble […]

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Cereal Box to Foldable Doll’s House DIY (perfect take along house)

| March 9, 2015 | 15 Comments
Cereal Box to Foldable Doll’s House DIY (perfect take along house)

I have been challenged by Betta Living Kitchens to come up with a fun box related craft…… and I think I came up with something that you guys will LOVE – a Cereal Box Pop Up Dolls… yes… a dolls house made from cereal boxes, that you can collapse, fold away and take along with you… be […]

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Rainbow Butterfly Cork Crafts

| March 2, 2015 | 2 Comments
Rainbow Butterfly Cork Crafts

Welcome back to more crafty fun! Today, we have an adorable little cork craft, that is super easy for younger kids to make too (in fact, we will be doing this with Pip Squeak’s Reception class sometime soon!). These little cork bugs or butterfly corks are a great way to “use up” some kids art, […]

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TP Roll DIY Cat Toy

| February 11, 2015 | 0 Comments
TP Roll DIY Cat Toy

Now here is a little TP Roll Craft for Cat Lovers.. actually… this little Cat Toy Craft is also nice for hamsters and guinea pigs that like to play. It is super quick and easy to make and will provide hours of fun for your furry friend. Please note: after sharing this Cat Toy How […]

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Cereal Box Mailboxes for Valentine’s Day

| January 29, 2015 | 0 Comments
Cereal Box Mailboxes for Valentine’s Day

A big welcome today to Kristina from Toddler Approved, who shares this cute little Valentine’s Day Ideas for Preschoolers and toddlers. Love that it is a great “upcycled” craft for a cereal box too and is so easy and fun to make for younger kids. Isn’t it just too cute? Over to Kristina… We love […]

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TP Roll Shaun the Sheep Craft

| January 27, 2015 | 4 Comments
TP Roll Shaun the Sheep Craft

We are HUGE Shaun the Sheep fans! And as the new Shaun the Sheep Movie out, we felt inspired to get crafty… and once again our favourite craft material springs to mind – the humble Toilet Paper Roll. Ah yes, so humble, so plentiful and yet so versatile too – we bring our Shaun the […]

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Pom Pom Heart Frames

| January 21, 2015 | 2 Comments
Pom Pom Heart Frames

Welcome back for more lovely LOVE crafts.. this is a series of 31 Days of Love – celebrating lovely bloggers from around the world and bring you some great Valentine’s Day Crafts and activities. Today we have Meredith from Homegrown Friends sharing this super cute Pom Pom Heart Frame. My kids ADORE pom poms and […]

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Cute TP Roll Umbrella

| January 20, 2015 | 3 Comments
Cute TP Roll Umbrella

Today we have a cute craft from Anna from In The Playroom all about “showering you with love”… awwww. Too cute! The 31 Days of Love Series continues! Thanks so much to Maggy for having me over at Red Ted Art to share a craft as part of the 31 Days of Love series. I’m […]

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