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Easy LEGO Ninja Robot

| February 5, 2016 | 0 Comments
Easy LEGO Ninja Robot

Fun with Science! Our guest series continues. It has been such a busy month here on Red Ted Art on both the blog AND the YouTube Channel. We have had so many fantastic Guests, sharing all their crafty ideas. Simply fantastic. Today, we have the lovely Emma from Science Sparks showing us how to make […]

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Color Mixing Tissue Paper Hearts

| January 26, 2016 | 3 Comments
Color Mixing Tissue Paper Hearts

Hi, I am Jamie from Handmade Kids Art. I help busy parents and caregivers like you find time to raise creative kids through STEAM activities. STEAM is the combination of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math. The inclusion of adding Art to the STEM core subjects is essential to encouraging your child’s creative and critical thinking. STEAM […]

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Dissolving Skittles or M&Ms Experiment

| January 16, 2016 | 0 Comments
Dissolving Skittles or M&Ms Experiment

Hello everyone, I’m Emma from Science Sparks and am very excited about guest posting on Red Ted Art today. My blog Science Sparks is full of fun, creative and engaging science experiments and activity ideas for kids of all ages. Please do pop over to take a look or visit us on facebook. We’ve loved seeing all the […]

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Halloween Crafts – Shooter Toys

| October 20, 2015 | 1 Comment
Halloween Crafts – Shooter Toys

Welcome back to another quick and easy Halloween Craft – today’s Halloween Craft is perfect for parties or groups – in fact, we had a go at ours at our local Woodcraft Folk group recently and it went down a storm – across all the age groups…. today we bring you Halloween Shooter Toys. Some […]

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The Curious Kid’s Science Book (review)

| October 8, 2015 | 0 Comments
The Curious Kid’s Science Book (review)

Today, I want to tell you all about a NEW BOOK. Regular readers of Red  Ted Art, will know that I ADORE books – whether they are story books for the kids, novels for me or activity books for all the family. Though I adore the Internet and all the amazing content that it provides, […]

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DIY Electro Dough Kit – Science for Kids

| September 19, 2015 | 3 Comments
DIY Electro Dough Kit – Science for Kids

As many of you may know, every so often we dabble in creative Science here on Red Ted Art. As a mum with a science background (I have a degree in engineering, believe it or not), I am keen to make science and technology, hands on, fun and above all “second nature for my kids”. […]

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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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Thinking Beyond Outside the Box & Creating a Generation of Innovators

| July 10, 2015 | 1 Comment
Thinking Beyond Outside the Box & Creating a Generation of Innovators

As you know, I am PASSIONATE about creativity and allowing my children to explore and discover, to think, ponder and make. My kids love nothing better than rummaging through our recycling box and making and creating the impossible. Oh how often I have thought “that will never work” and then somehow it did. Thinking the […]

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Paper Chromatography Flowers

| June 22, 2015 | 5 Comments
Paper Chromatography Flowers

Today, I welcome the lovely people behind Whizz Pop Bang – a new and cool Kids’ Science Magazine. They share with us this great Science come Art activity — Chromatography Flowers. Whizz Pop Bang is has a kick starter fund raising campaign (only 11 days left), so if you want to be part of something exciting and […]

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How to Make Oobleck Slime

| April 6, 2015 | 2 Comments
How to Make Oobleck Slime

If you are looking for something fun and simple to do during a rainy Sunday afternoon or if the holidays are upon you and stretching endlessly ahead.. have a go at making some Oobleck or SLIME! This is super fun and fascinating and is quickly and easily set up with every day kitchen materials.. Oobleck […]

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Bubble Painting – Fun with Science

| January 15, 2015 | 0 Comments
Bubble Painting – Fun with Science

Today we have more Valentine’s Day Science fun for you. Love it when Science meets Art – and not only do you get to play with the effects of baking soda and vinegar, you get to explore some colour theory AND create some wonderful art. Over to Trisha, for her great Valentine’s Day activity as […]

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Simple Science – Sprout Heads & Sunshine

| May 16, 2014
Simple Science – Sprout Heads & Sunshine

Well, we had great fun with our Egg Cress heads nearer Easter time… but to be honest, you don’t just have to do cress heads (or sprout heads as known in some areas) JUST at Easter. It is a simple science experiment that you can do all year round – to investigate how things grow. […]

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Quick Craft Post: Ice Colour Theory

| November 22, 2011 | 13 Comments
Quick Craft Post: Ice Colour Theory

A little while back on Boy Get Crafty I stumbled across this wonderful “ice colour experiment”. Being a huge fan of arts and crafts, I have taught Red Ted all about how yellow + blue turns into green… (The Englishman once doubted that if you mix blue and yellow play dough it would go green.. […]

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