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Christmas Tree Upcycling Ideas

| February 2, 2016 | 0 Comments
Christmas Tree Upcycling Ideas

I have another LOVELY guest post from Karin at Kayjaysews. I spotted on Instagram some super simple and clever “Christmas Tree upcycle” ideas  – yep, instead of “throwing away your tree”, why not turn parts of your tree into fabulous Christmas family keepsakes, as well as rustic nature gift ideas for family and friends? I […]

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CD Rainbow Fish Craft for Valentines

| January 25, 2016 | 0 Comments
CD Rainbow Fish Craft for Valentines

Hi, my name is Carol and I am the owner of My Bored Toddler. It’s very exciting to be part of Red Ted Art’s 31 Days of Love series and I really hope you enjoy our Valentine’s Day Rainbow Fish craft. My Bored Toddler was founded when I realised that there was a lot of […]

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DIY Tin Can Lantern Craft

| January 14, 2016 | 0 Comments
DIY Tin Can Lantern Craft

We are delighted to have been asked to take part in Red Ted Arts ‘31 Days of Love‘ series! Red Ted Art is one of our most favourite blogs – always full of great crafts to try with the kiddies!   We enjoyed taking part last year too and created a Keepsake Footprint Salt Dough Heart! […]

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Recycled Milk Carton Birdhouse Craft for Kids

| January 12, 2016 | 1 Comment
Recycled Milk Carton Birdhouse Craft for Kids

Today we have a wonderful Recycled Milk Carton Birdhouse Craft for Kids for your next 31 Days of Love craft in the series. We do love recycled projects here at Red Ted Art – they are a great way to get crafty with kids, who love to go through TONS of materials, whilst also teaching them […]

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Egg Carton Turkey Craft for Thanksgiving

| November 24, 2015 | 0 Comments
Egg Carton Turkey Craft for Thanksgiving

IT really was only a matter of time before I made this little Thankful Turkey Craft for kids! Many of you will familiar with our (germanic) Egg Carton Chickens – which always tickle me when I see them, but for some reason we only EVER make them at Easter. Ha. Well, I guess it is […]

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Quick Tissue Paper Puppets (Wise Men Craft)

| November 3, 2015 | 2 Comments
Quick Tissue Paper Puppets (Wise Men Craft)

Now, these GORGEOUS little Tissue Paper Puppets were made by a friend of mine in Austria! She made them especially for 3 Kings Day, so they make a wonderful Christmas Craft, but I thought they would also be great all year round – as you can make any characters you like – from Princesses to […]

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DIY Unicorn Costume

| October 12, 2015 | 0 Comments
DIY Unicorn Costume

Yes! It is that time of year again.. time for you (?) and the kids to get dressed up!! I love how in the US Halloween Fancy Dress is NOT just about the spooky and the gory (here in the UK Halloween is exclusively, witches, ghosts, monsters and scary stuff), but that you get to […]

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20 Halloween TP Roll Crafts

| September 16, 2015 | 5 Comments
20 Halloween TP Roll Crafts

Hello hello! Yes, it is that time of year again – Halloween is looming and you feel under pressure to creatue something fun and magical with the children. Your craft supplies are low and you are not sure where to start. But wait. Hang in there. We are here to help. Today it is one again […]

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Harry Potter Craft – Magic Wands

| September 10, 2015 | 6 Comments
Harry Potter Craft – Magic Wands

Welcome! Today it is time to get excited about HARRY POTTER! Are you a Harry Potter fan too? Then you will love this Harry Potter Craft – wonderful Magic Wands. These are a perfect craft for all aspiring wizards and witches (and NOT just Harry Potter fans!!), so if it is Winnie the Witch or […]

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How to Make a Papier Mache Erupting Volcano for the Science Fair

| July 23, 2015 | 1 Comment
How to Make a Papier Mache Erupting Volcano for the Science Fair

Today we are sharing our very own Papier Mache Erupting Volcano, it was a relatively “quick project” that we made in a “last minute” hurry to celebrate my son’s “Hawaiian Day” at school. My son has been learning all about the Hawaiian Volcanoes – in particularly Mauna Loa and was very excited to recreate a volcanic […]

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TP Roll Cat Gift Boxes

| July 13, 2015 | 0 Comments
TP Roll Cat Gift Boxes

Our love affair with TP Rolls continues. Tp rolls are simply the best craft materials – especially when working with kids, but I think that these cute little kittens are adorable enough for anyone.. and the best think about these TP Roll Cats, is that they double up as GIFT BOXES too! Yes, how CUTE […]

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Bottle Top Castanets

| July 6, 2015 | 1 Comment
Bottle Top Castanets

Oh these cute little click clack toys or Bottle Top Castanets have been on my to do list simply forever. I first spotted this fabulous little idea many moons ago, when I did a 15 Musical Crafts round up. El Hada de Papel made a cute set, and we so wanted to have a go! […]

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Easy Craft Stick Dollies (or Lollipop Dolls)

| June 15, 2015 | 2 Comments
Easy Craft Stick Dollies (or Lollipop Dolls)

Today we have a little craft brought you by Pip Squeak! We have been eating a fair few ice lollies.. and the environmentally “friendly” so and so that I am, have been washing them and keeping them for the kids to craft with (yes, we have a stash of craft stick from the shops.. but […]

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Free Bunny Doll Pattern

| June 8, 2015 | 2 Comments
Free Bunny Doll Pattern

Sooo…. some of you may know, that this is a BIG YEAR for me.. a BIG YEAR in which I hit a BIG NUMBER. No, I am not talking about pageviews on the blog, or growing subscriptions on my YouTube channel (but whilst I have your attention, to pop over and subscribe 😉 ) I […]

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