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Shell Crafts – Crab Fridge Magnets

| August 31, 2015 | 0 Comments
Shell Crafts – Crab Fridge Magnets

Today’s Shell Craft – these darling little Crab Fridge Magnets, are an excerpt from my book Red Ted Art, Cute & Easy Crafts for Kids (US, UK). We love shell crafts – especially as we usually associate a lovely Family Day out with it. Crafting memories with our beach find! These shells make perfect little Crab Fridge […]

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Origami Cat Finger Puppets/ Pencil Toppers (Back to School)

| August 14, 2015 | 0 Comments
Origami Cat Finger Puppets/ Pencil Toppers (Back to School)

Soooo who is getting ready for Back to School? Are you? And do you like some Back to School Crafts?? Or do you simply love some Stationery Crafts regardless of the time of year?! Well today, I have some SUPER CUTE Pencil Toppers to share with you – they are some Origami Cat Pencil toppers, […]

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Kirigami Heart Corner Bookmarks (Valentine’s)

| August 10, 2015 | 0 Comments
Kirigami Heart Corner Bookmarks (Valentine’s)

Yes, I popped a sneaky Valentine’s in the Title.. simply because, these would indeed be a cute little love note you could leave in someone’s book come Valentine’s Day.. in the meantime, I think these Heart Corner Bookmarks are simply ADORABLE and lovely and something you can learn super quick to make and make just […]

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Nature Crafts – Beach Drift Wood & Broken Shell Rattles

| August 7, 2015 | 4 Comments
Nature Crafts – Beach Drift Wood & Broken Shell Rattles

It is time for NATURE CRAFTS!! As you may (or may not) know, my two most favourite craft mateirals, are RECYCLABLES (such as TP Rolls) and Nature Finds. I love recycled crafts, as I love to “waste not want not” – i.e. make the most of the things we have around us. I love teaching […]

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Origami Paper Bows – GORGEOUS GIFT WRAP IDEA!

| August 4, 2015 | 3 Comments
Origami Paper Bows – GORGEOUS GIFT WRAP IDEA!

Oh how I love love love paper bows! And now that I have finally gotten my YouTube channel *going*, creating a how to make a paper bow video was simply the best way to show you how to make this lovely Kirigami craft. Kirigami is the art of paper folding, where a  little cutting is […]

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10 Kids Activities YouTube Channels You MUST subscribe to Today!

| July 27, 2015 | 1 Comment
10 Kids Activities YouTube Channels You MUST subscribe to Today!

Some of you may have noticed that I have gone a little YOUTUBE crazy recently. Yes, I have fallen in love with this extreme visual and popular way of sharing information and ideas. YouTube is simply fabulous – mainly because – you see people doing things “right there in front of you”. Things are made. […]

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

| July 23, 2015 | 0 Comments
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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Paracord Crafts – Dragonfly

| July 14, 2015 | 0 Comments
Paracord Crafts – Dragonfly

Our new found love for Paracords continue and we try out lots of different paracord crafts with the kids. Paracord crafts essential are a “cooler” version of Macrame, using parachute cords (aka paracords) instead of Macrame string. The first we crafts we have made, actually all use the same easy knot – the cobra knot […]

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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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Summer Activities: Water Balloon Pinata

| July 9, 2015 | 3 Comments
Summer Activities: Water Balloon Pinata

So finally, the hot hot hot weather has arrived here in the UK and the kids finally get to enjoy some Summer fun. Summer for me is all about the great outdoors and playing with water to cool down. As we live in an Urban environment, we only have a small garden and need to […]

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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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Easy Macrame Dolls (using Paracords)

| June 23, 2015 | 3 Comments
Easy Macrame Dolls (using Paracords)

Sooo I did warn you that we would be having fun with Paracords this Summer!! Here is another little paracord craft – actually it is a macrame craft – but it works perfectly for left over bits and pieces of paracord – little Dollies! We love turning these paracord dolls into Keychains and Zipper Pulls […]

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How to make Paracord Bracelets (with no Buckle and adjustable strap)

| June 16, 2015 | 10 Comments
How to make Paracord Bracelets (with no Buckle and adjustable strap)

Last year it was all about Rainbow Loom Bands (in fact, my kids still love loom bands and they do get carted out regularly..), but THIS year.. we have discovered PARACORDS! Paracords are those strong, colourful, thick cords, associated with outdoor types, you will find sailors using or climbers, the military… etc. Originally they were designed […]

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Camp Playful – Week 2 of 5

| June 11, 2015 | 5 Comments
Camp Playful – Week 2 of 5

Welcome back! It is WEEK 2 of the awesome CAMP PLAYFUL. We (Valerie from Inner Child Fun, Ana from Babble Dabble Do) and I have been overwhelmed by the amazing response from YOU GUYS!  We are so pleased to see so many of you sign up and the feedback and emails you are sending us… […]

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